posted on 12/08/2002 2:54:23 PM PST
People sometimes take themselves and their opinions far too seriously. What an idiot this guy is/was.
posted on 12/08/2002 3:10:13 PM PST
by Clara Lou
Terrible and fascinating.
posted on 12/08/2002 3:17:40 PM PST
So how many houses where made out of this tree?
posted on 12/08/2002 3:26:56 PM PST
That's a helluva story.
posted on 12/08/2002 4:21:39 PM PST
One year later, while it hasn't grown very much, our little tree survived its first winter outdoors and is thriving. Its golden foliage has now become quite prominent.
Latest from the Port Charlotte website.
Does anyone have a picture of the golden spruce before it was felled? I was unable to find anything but the new seedlings through a google search.
Grant Hadwin reminds me of a Robert Service poem:
"There's a race of men who don't fit in,
Men who can't stay still.
So they break the hearts of kith and kin
And they roam the world at will."
posted on 12/08/2002 4:47:37 PM PST
Scary guy. Reminds somehow of that McCandless fellow the book "Into the Wild" was about. Intense loner. Finally went to the Alaska bush with a .22 rifle and his body was found some time later- starved to death. It's an interesting read. By John Krakauer. There's some real nutters out there.
He may be crazy....but, whew... talk about an Alpha male.
...in 1997, eighty cuttings were taken from the tree as it lay dying by the Yakoun River
They waited until then to attempt to propagate this supposed genetically unique biological miracle?
posted on 12/08/2002 11:33:35 PM PST
posted on 12/09/2002 9:26:42 PM PST
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