Saskatchewan farm grows mysterious trees
Here's an interesting tale about trees that seem to belong more in Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" than on a quiet Canadian farm. From Virtual Saskatchewan Online:
Skip and Linda Magowan's farm in The Thickwood Hills northwest of Saskatoon is becoming a hot spot for fans of the strange and unusual. This aspen's trunk, photographed in early spring, looks like it belongs to an elephant. The attraction is a stand of aspens economically named 'the crooked trees' by folks who live in the vicinity. The trees are located on the northern perimeter of the Magowan farm and they're surrounded by normal aspens that grow boldly skyward in competition for sunlight. The crooked trees, on the other hand, feature branches that loop, twist and reach out in every direction. The effect is an eerie, even haunted appearance.The article goes on to describe the area as a hot spot for UFO activity. I'm sure that's just a coincidence.