Several years ago, during a much colder winter, Stanley Park was hit with an ice storm, which damaged and destroyed many of the beautiful old trees.
At first glance, we couldn't tell what this was. Can you guess?
It's a "stump cozy" created by a local artist. She cut small disks from fallen trees, had people burn messages into them, tied them all together with rope, and covered the stump with it. Isn't that a great idea? Here's a close-up of some of the disks.