Don't get me wrong, I love trees and all but this tree was ugly. (I wish I had been smart enough to take a before picture. *Drat!*) Anyway, this blue spruce pine tree had been planted too close to the house and was rubbing against the house and roof. I didn't want to risk a possible leak in the roof and I was tired of the pitter patter of squirrels running on top of our house. Who knows what they could be doing up there! Can squirrels ruin roofs? I know they can chew through phone lines so I didn't want to take the risk. Anyway, we decided to cut it down and when I say "we" I mean we hired a professional to do it! There is a guy in our ward, Shane Arnold, who does landscaping and stuff so we had him do it. FYI- For all those that went to high school with me, Shane is married to Amber Jackman! She is the primary president in our ward and they have three kids. Small world, huh?!