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Oak Alley in Louisiana -- looking out from the plantation house to the levy. The Mississippi River is right on the other side.
Spend time in nature; it's so healing. If you're like me, however, you may need to bring a friend and that's okay if you don't feel safe enough to walk alone. Nature is one of the greatest healers of all!
Paper Birch, White Birch or Canoe Birch is the most widely distributed of the native birches. Easily recognized for its peeling white bark, paper birch bark was used as a paper substitute in the past and valued by native Indians for its use in the construction of canoes.