What I love most about rivers is you can't step in the same river twice. The waters always changing, always flowing. Moving on is the best thing to do. We all grow and change so the river is never the same nor feelings are the same.
We can conserve trees by not building or living in homes larger than we truly need. Smaller homes means less wood used for framing trim, and less heating cooling which means less land area cleared for mining, drilling, or biomass need to generate electric