Calm Day :: Journée calme

After yesterday’s high winds, this morning I jumped in the car to see if there were any trees that fell on our lot. Very few branches fell, which is quite surprising, and no trees — yeah! So while I was at it, I drove to the corner of our Shell station in Rigaud and painted this scene, which is the view that I see every time that I gas up the car. It is surprising to think how a tree in the forest will not come to harm when it is surrounded by other trees. They help each other out, swaying and bending together… if humans look closely at nature, they will surely benefit.

Après les vents d’hier, je me disais qu’on aurait beaucoup de branches et même des arbres de tombés… eh non! Presque pas de branches non plus. C’est incroyable comment un arbre dans la forêt se tient ensemble et devient bien fort quand il est entouré d’autres arbres. Un petit peu comme les humains, huh? En regardant de près la nature et en l’étudiant, on peut découvrir un tas de choses. Voici la scène que je vois à chaque fois que je fais le plein de gaz à la station Shell à Rigaud.


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