A beautiful Willow Tree at MacDonald Park in Medford, Massachusetts USA. Taken 10/24/10.
The Willow Tree has a special meaning to me, my Great Aunt Kitty (Kathleen) had one in her back yard when I was a young child. We used to have many family gatherings at her house in Fairhaven, MA and we all sat under the tree for shade. Every time I see a Willow Tree, I think of my Aunt Kitty who was one of the most special people in my life. She took care of my sister and I when my mother was sick, when we were very young. She truly had such a positive impact on our lives! She was loving, kind and had such a wonderful sense of humor! I am dedicating this to my Aunt Kitty!
Nikon D300, handheld, 70×300 Nikon Lens, f/6.3, Photomatix and finished in Picnik (1 raw image), 200 ISO.