The spruce in the Asheville North Carolina park has its bottom 4 limbs cut off perhaps to prevent climbing but two girls gave either a boost or a hand up to get up there.
(called down to mom:) I’ll go up for a few more branches and I’ll be real quick and I won’t fall down.
(mom walks away and starts gathering up picnic stuff)
The conversation from first half way up then from 3/4 the way up (about 16 limbs up)
-Is your mom real mad?
-You’d better go down
- Just a few more limbs.
I love that it was girls who went up there, testing limbs for sturdiness, spotting each other. They were probably all of 8 years old.
At the digital divide, it’s all about the power, not the position —apparently sitting in the usual seat where one has a computer plugged in does not in itself plug in the computer. Step 2 of recharging digital device: make sure both ends of the cable are plugged into something. Ears don’t count.