"It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies."
I love this so so much. Thanks to Goodreads for this one. (Yes - it is my favorite website!) Why didn't I know about this writer before this week?
And you know how I feel about trees!
(Tree photo above can be purchased on Etsy. Photo by Carl Christensen.)