And then I took a different route to my appointment, bypassing the tree. Two weeks in a row.
I’d completely forgotten about it, and wasn’t looking for the tree yesterday, when an entirely different appointment took me to the same neighbourhood. So I was about half a block past the tree before I thought to check.
And guess what?
Still there. And in good shape, too, despite some truly craptastic recent weather. (Well, perhaps not by the bulk of North America’s standards lately, as it’s just been rain, not snowmageddon…but still.)
I was surprised enough to grab one of the freebie papers from a nearby box for proof:
Yeah, ok, Piggy’s a bit of a dweeb.