January 15, 2018
He lay on the grass with his head up against the leather tree. The grass was green and the sun was warm. Members of his tribe used the bark from the leather tree to make things. When wet, it could be pressed and formed into a leather-like material that was lighter than leather and had the flexibility of the best-worked leather. Hence it was simply called the leather tree. The leather tree only grew as far south as the snow would get a foot or so deep in the winter. No one knew why. Someday they would know this thing.