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“Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”

“Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”

I planted a tiny acorn and watered it with love and care..but that was over forty years ago, I simply forgot that it was there..in the corner of my garden down beyond my potting shed.. the one thats full of my handy tools to tend my flower bed

Well forty years or more has passed since I hid that little acorn in the earth.. I am proud to tell you that little acorn grew with all it’s worth.. I have the healthiest hardwood oak tree that I absolutely love.. I perched my wooden bench below its leafy canopy above..as I sit there each and every moment that I can ..reminiscing a much younger me watering my tiny acorn with a can..

I never ever thought for one single minute that my little acorn would be seen.. but there you go apparently they say my fingers must be green.. Whilst there is a certainty that my oak tree will out live me.. growing taller with a greater girth  for my next generation to see.. it tells the tales and stories since the day that I was wed.. listening to all the glories that my childrens children said..so please believe me when I tell you something you should know.. I can confidently say for sure “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Jill...Is this a true account of you planting an acorn over 40 years ago and now have a lovely Oak tree to enjoy?  I remember planting acorns as a child, but I never got to see if they became a tree....as we were always  moving.  Lol  I am glad your tree became the Mighty Oak you can enjoy.  I have so many huge trees at the house I just bought this year, that we look like we live in a  tree house...for as soon as you step out on the back deck, you literally look like you are in the trees...It is really a comforting feeling...but, I do not look forward to all the leaves that will soon be all over our yard....lol  I enjoyed your tale.  xo Love n Hugs 

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Jill Tait

Ay luv one of my hubby n my many many trees tho most are on our holiday park and little farmland my oak is all mine.. stands bottom of our garden luv n will def outlive us ❤️❤️❤️Thanks hunnybun for reading and enjoying too 💕💕💕

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A Lonely Journey

Hey Jiilopy, 
What a nice, thought-provoking, wonderful write. 
Just great. So many emotions in this, and so well written. 
Great job! Loved it. 

Matthew. 

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Jill Tait

Aww thanks Matthew lad so kind 💙

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