Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker

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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
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I see that sort of stuff when I am hiking, growth from the middle of a rock and it amazes me.  That is a great photo, thank you for sharing!

Jul 11, 2020 06:48 AM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Richard, we have a county seat in Indiana where a tree kept growing out of the top of the county courthouse.  They kept trying to eradicate it and finally have embraced the tree and that they are the only courthouse in Hoosierdom with a tree growing out of the top of it!

 

Jul 11, 2020 06:42 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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Anything is possible.  As your photo reveals. . . 

Jul 11, 2020 05:59 AM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
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Looks to be an in-tegral part of the structure Richard!

Jul 11, 2020 06:32 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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We just cannot stop mother nature!

Jul 11, 2020 10:38 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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plants grow just about everywhere

Jul 11, 2020 07:37 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Nature always reclaims itself when things are not maintained

Jul 11, 2020 06:17 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

A lesson in the power of nature.

Jul 11, 2020 11:02 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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Miracles of nature. I saw one REO once where a bush at the side of the house popped out of the concrete drive, grew up the house, thru the soffit & roof. Looked nice when it bloomed.

Somewhere here on AR is a pic of it.

Jul 11, 2020 06:35 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Miracles do happen, yet where would the roots go?

Jul 11, 2020 06:12 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Richard Weeks trees can grow anywhere with the help of water and sun.

Jul 11, 2020 10:25 AM
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Bob Crane
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With enough moisture they will grow anywhere, for a while.

Jul 11, 2020 06:50 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Nature always finds a way. We're losing trails here in San Diego to overgrowth from the lack of maintenance and lack of hiking since Wuhan Virus invaded the West Coast.

Jul 11, 2020 02:31 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Richard,

Mother Nature is much tougher than we give it credit for.  I have seen trees growing out of boulders...A

Jul 11, 2020 11:11 AM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

The little tree that could! Glad to see your pictures again Richard. They are always good for a head shaking, a smile or a chuckle.

Jul 11, 2020 06:43 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
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It's truly amazing to see where plants can grow. It's the determined ones with a goal!

Jul 11, 2020 01:52 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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I see flowers growing out of cracks in concrete especially out here where it's hard to grow much of anything, and I feel like if that flower could make it through all that . . . I certainly can get through my sillyass cushy life.

Jul 11, 2020 12:37 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Nature is amazing!

Jul 11, 2020 10:54 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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The Southern California Relocation Dude

Nature does what it wants when it can.

Jul 11, 2020 08:28 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

It cannot happen in Brooklyn or the rest of NYC because of the foul air of most of the politicians!

Jul 12, 2020 04:33 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Have you ever been to Brooklyn?

Jul 12, 2020 05:52 AM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
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LOL...I don't know why but I read that as "If a tree can grow in Brooklyn, why not in a brick"... Need more coffee... 

Jul 12, 2020 11:33 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
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Amazing how strong can be a little plant. 

Jul 12, 2020 10:05 AM
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Chris Ivy
Ivy Vine Investments - Memphis, TN
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Nature is such an amazing thing!

Aug 10, 2020 06:27 PM
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Adam Feinberg
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PS 186 was abandoned for 30 plus years. It is 1 block south of my own building- and you could see trees growing out from the top floor and roof. The building has since been restored- with a Boys and Girls club on one side of the building (1st floor) and residences above.  Before pictures: https://abandonednyc.com/2012/07/08/inside-harlems-p-s-186/

After: https://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/21/13357536/harlem-school-conversion-before-after-photos

Aug 08, 2020 01:26 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Images like this, and the one of the one-armed tree pointing in the direction the wind went are all testimonies of things that WANT to live.....even in the harshest environment.
For all of us the message should be "are we trying as hard to make a difference?"

Jul 13, 2020 02:00 PM