no more naked trees

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I’ve noticed that trees in my neighborhood are wearing clothes. First I ran across this one — fashionable and modest:

I also found this one. It’s wearing party clothes, I think, with a sort of necklace:

Do you think the little maple below is asking for trouble by showing so much exposed bark? No, I’m not slut-shaming a tree. I’m pollination-positive. I have to wonder, though — couldn’t it at least have bothered to put on some underpants?

This brings up some confusion regarding the Adam and Eve mythology. They allegedly ate from the tree of knowledge and suddenly knew that they were naked. Did the trees know that trees were naked? They seem to know it now. Why? Are they eating their own fruit? 

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