I Learned Something When I Pulled Out the Palm Trees

About ten years ago, my family moved into a new house. Situated near the front of the house were three young palm trees, each about 12 feet high. My wife and I were not really excited about the palm trees. Our realtor offered to pull them out for free. For some reason, we decided to keep them.

As the years went by, my wife and I commented on how much we really didn’t like…