​King of Killer Hill

What needs conquering in your life?

We had the coolest tree fort around. From a distance, it looked like a typical oak tree, except the leaves hung all the way down to the ground. It’s when you walked through the leaves and into the inner sanctuary that the fort became what dreams are made of, for life looms large when you’re a kid.

The branches of the tree progressed to the top of the tree in steps. A kid could walk up the steps so high they could poke their head out the top! Or they could just sit on one of the highest steps and look down on the “lowly creatures” on the bottom rungs. And, of course, into this …

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