I love oaks and love this generous, embracing image of them.   Particularly as we just dug up two tiny oak seedlings that had planted themselves on the lawn, and replanted them where they can begin their 200 year stretch to become ‘wide-armed oaks’.

Meet you there for a picnic, sometime in 2200?

Source: JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit (London: HarperCollins, 1995), p. 105

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