Sunday Trees – 44


From Givens Family Home
Lafayette, LA

From Givens Family Home
Lafayette, LA

This unusually shaped oak tree stands on the right-hand side of the front yard (from the street). I wish I could have taken it from the front porch. :D

For a view of the house, see Sunday Trees – 43


For previous episodes of  Sunday Trees

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Another Sunday Tree: SiggiofMaine

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Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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7 Responses to Sunday Trees – 44

  1. This tree sure does have a lot of texture. It looks like
    it’s been through a great many things. Interesting …!!!!

  2. JulesPaige says:

    While I still haven’t quite gotten the hang of this Google + thingy…I popped in to look at your posts and, well I love trees, their shapes and stories. My last two ‘stones’ were about the maple in my back yard…Sept 17 & 18. at my wordpress site.

    Have a great day… cheers.

  3. Loved this picture, when I was a child I would walk past an old oak which had a similar looking bulge.. We called it the Elephant Tree, because it looked to be like the face and trunk of an elephant. .. Now from a distance if you turn your head at an angle.. Yours looks like a Hippopotamus Lol…..

    Hi Becca, nice to be back, after a relaxing holiday… wishing you well. ~Sue xx

  4. leahJlynn says:

    That’s so odd that it’s grow like that. crazy good tree.

  5. siggiofmaine says:

    These are wonderful…I can see why you would want another view of them from the front. I would suggest … probably I have many times before…if you ever go back, find out who lives in the house…? city hall ? …. and ask if you can meet them and photograph the house and yard.
    That would make a wonderful book of photo memories for you.
    I’ve not been refused when I’ve asked to come into a yard and photograph…yet, anyway ! I have only had positive experiences asking.
    Thanks for sharing…so fascinating because they are something I’ve never seen before.
    Peace,
    Siggi in Downeast Maine

    • becca givens says:

      That is a great idea, Siggi. When we stopped in August, there wasn’t a car in the driveway. Another aunt lived next door; earlier we could always get better looks; but alas she has passed as well. :-(

      I will check the next time I go through the area. Thanks for the suggestion. xo

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