Yeah Judy, the placement of that branch kind of bugged me so it was a pretty easy decision to change it. The change had a very dramatic effect. In person it just looks much more natural and seems to bring out the age in the tree also.
Yes Adair, he comes up here three times a year. He told me this is his oldest study group, started 13 years ago I think. My first time w/ the group though, it was great.