Perspective is vital.
On the ground, I can’t stand these things. Pine needles are THE BANE of my backyard. 🤣 The never-ending raking aside, we are barefoot people – I would seriously go to the store without shoes on if I could.
But because our neighbor’s pine tree is SO big the branches hang and hover above our yard and litters us with needles and cones. And we can be barefoot, BUT at the risk of stepping on something that wouldn’t feel so awesome.
And yet, to me, these are the prettiest trees around.
With their long slender leaves, the beautiful way light slices through their gaps, and that crisp smell that reminds me of my favorite season, I love em.
Are we looking up? Or down?