This spot, this place is Natalie’s place. She is such a part of us. This is Nattie’s tree. Her spot. I will never be finished working out there, there is so much to do but planting some more flowers and putting her stone really has helped so much in my own healing process. We have a bench under this tree. This tree is my favorite tree, a Golden Birch, the children leave notes to the fairies here, they are sure that the fairies love this tree as much as we do and so this verse seemed just right:
Come away, O human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a faery hand in hand,
For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
~William Butler Yeats, “The Stolen Child”
(This was taken a few weeks ago, it is much more flowery and pretty out there now:))