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and the Y Tree


My Shinrin-Yoku Story


I have been "forest bathing" for many years, long before reading about shinrin-yoku—“spending time among trees.” (See this page for a definition of the practice.)


I try to make time outside each day for some deep breathing.


My favorite place for slowing down is at the top of Laurel Hill above our house, where I try clearing my mind while focusing on what I now call the Y tree.


When my wife Jeri asked me to pose with my arms outstretched so she could have a profile for an art piece she was working on, little did I know that print would feature me with the Y tree.

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