The trees bloomed today. Most of them. All at once, it seems.

When I was a child and had just discovered computer networks (before the word “network” entered the common lexicon), I often mused to myself that the trees might have an Internet of their own, connected through roots, with a few high-latency links via seeds and leaves blown through the wind.

Apparently, they have NTP on their network.

I posted this in March 2003 during week 1516.

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