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A giant playground

A giant playground

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This oak tree on the Louis F. Hons homestead near Hobson provided a natural playground for nine siblings growing up there. Cathy Green, the second from the youngest, remembers playing "in little" for hours on end under the shade of this giant oak. "We would create entire miniature villages -- building houses from sticks and pebbles, making roads, and using pieces of bricks or wood for cars and trucks since we didn't have toy cars and trucks to play with," she recalls. "We also spent many hours climbing this tree and playing tree chase among the highest branches or swinging from a rope as we practiced our 'Tarzan' yell. We would also fly through the air on a zip line running from high in the tree to the nearby cistern platform. We would grab hold of the stick hanging from the pulley, say 'courage, courage, courage,' and jump and zoom down. We had to be sure to let go and hit the ground before we ran into the cistern!" Surely it was enough to give any parent a heart attack, but it was great fun and cultivated an active imagination for the nine children and, later, for thirty-something grandchildren! The tree now serves as a playground and hangout for many great-grandkids during family gatherings.

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