Dune Trees

It can’t be easy for a tree to live in a sand dune.  There’s not a lot of soil for the roots to hang on to and the sand is always shifting around. Relentless wind off the ocean mixed with a thick salt spray would annoy me terribly if I were a tree.  Add a harsh winter to that and one could be left wondering how in the world a tree ever survives in a dune here on PEI.  But they do.

Dune Tree

I suppose when conditions are less than ideal, one has to either, “Get busy living, or get busy dying”.  ~ Shawshank Redemption

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