TREE-MAGEDDON

If a 125-foot pine tree crashes down a hillside...

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...topples over three enormous neighboring pine trees...

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...devastates eight mature birch trees...

 Birch trees flattened

Birch trees flattened

...pulverizes two cars...

 Matt's Yaris crushed

Matt's Yaris crushed

 Bob's Toyota destroyed

Bob's Toyota destroyed

...and completely blocked the street  at 12:30 AM and you don’t hear it…..did it really happen?

YOU BETCHA!

My husband heard a loud crash, turned over and went back to sleep. Our son heard something but decided not to disturb us. Our neighbor arriving home saw the devastation and rang our doorbell. No one answered. I slept through it all. Didn’t hear a thing.

It’s  7AM. No one ever calls me at 7 AM so I decide to answer.

It’s our neighbor. “ Hi Sandy, have you gone outside this morning?

"Uh, no."

“Well, there are some trees on your driveway and I think you should take a look.”

I should have stayed in bed.

The trees came tumbling down and all Humpty Dumpty's men cannot put them together again.

 Men trying to clear up trunks

Men trying to clear up trunks

 Straps around pine tree trunkc

Straps around pine tree trunkc

 Man sawing tree

Man sawing tree

Devastation. Destruction. Dirt.  

But…

#1 No one was hurt.

#2 Our house was not damaged

 and #3 The mailbox is still standing!

 mailbox still standing

mailbox still standing

Oh, and I had to buy a new car.

 Sandra and her new Prius

Sandra and her new Prius