Should you be wondering, we have a tree spirit living in the big oak in our yard. Tree spirits are not to be angered nor ridiculed. So we live in peace. But we do hope that it rids itself of the unbecoming beard someday.
Abe Zaidan has been a professional journalist and freelance writer for more than forty years. He was the Ohio correspondent for the Washington Post, as well as a political columnist at the Akron Beacon Journal.