Vail Valley Daily Photo: Last Man Standing
In Nature as in life, there are always examples of the results of not giving up, even in the face of being surrounded by capitualion. I found a great example of this while taking an early morning walk on the bike path between the end of the Vail Golf Course and the East Vail open space. In this heavy aspen hillside forest there was nary a leaf to be seen - except on this single, otherwise unremarkable tree. Why or how it hung out in the face of overwhelming suggestion, I have no clue.
PHOTO: NILSSON IMAGES