As a child, I would build forts under the branches of our beautiful old weeping willow. Its limbs were often tied together to form a swing. This beautiful tree provided a haven from the sweltering summer heat and humidity. Decades of many wonderful memories...
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strangly enough. we sang this in sunday school. "i know a little pussy. he coat is silver grey. she lives out in meddow. so very far away. she'll always be a pussy. she'll never be a cat. cause shes a pussy willow. now what do you think of that. meow meow meow meow meow. SCAT."
What a pity every child couldn't learn to read under a willow tree... Elizabeth George Speare November 21, 1908: American children's book writer Elizabeth George Speare was born in Massachusetts, 105 years ago today. Most of her historical novels, like The Witch of Blackbird Pond, are set in her native New England.