I am a transplant from Vermont to Southern California. I’m not the only one.
Okay, maybe these maples on the other side of the canyon didn’t come from Vermont. Given transportation costs and other logistics, they probably came from Washington, Oregon, Colorado, or someplace a couple thousand miles closer. Still, they’re kindred spirits and until they tell me that they’re not from Vermont or elsewhere in New England, then I’ll go on believing that they are.
Their fall colors prove it.