Well, there goes the tree. Sigh.
The decision to cut down this tree really reflects my standard decision-making process. Fret, get input from others, fret some more, do some research, fret, decide. Then regret.
The good news is that: a) we should have firewood for a long time, and b) the folks at Krumrie Saw Mill Services will be sawing the trunk wood into boards for later use, perhaps in the tiny kitchen … ?