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Acer is about a tree.  The sappy secret life of the maple tree, pulsing and flowing. And the fine grained, well behaved wood of the tree, that sometimes gets as wild as a tiger.

Each year the maple sap rises, but not as a simple flow. It is a complicated dance, tree and temperature, soil and air, water and nutrients.  Sometimes moving up the tree, then settling back down, sometimes pushing strongly and other times freezing, entering a period of stasis.