I proudly shared the above photograph of a house I came across on facebook.
The owner of the house, I presume, must be a lover of nature and a “Save the Trees” activist because he has built the house including the tree that was obstructing the frontage of his house.
Clever thinking, isn’t it?
Impressed by this builder’s feat, I chipped in and wrote: “Hats off to the owner of this house.”
However, my friend Joe Croos from Germantown, Maryland, USA, cut my ego down to size with his wise quip:
“If I were the local thief the owner would be my sweetheart.“
I realized my folly for not thinking about the security and safety of the people living in that house and so, I acknowledged Joe’s shrewdness:
“Joe, I did not think from your angle. You are indeed a genius … “