As a child, I had a favorite dogwood tree that I climbed. I spent many a summer day in its highest branches looking out over my yard to the forest and into the sky dreaming dreams of my future.
This spot high above the rest of the world was my special place well into my teens. I climbed the tree just before I got in the car and drove away to college for the first time.
I climbed the tree one final time—the day before I got married.
Did you have a special childhood spot? A secret place that was all your own?
Here are a few treehouses that inspired Darcy’s treehouse in Hometown Reunion—