Their hike in the Redwood Forest kept Sally and Tom craning upwards, looking in wonder at the stately trees.Algot Runeman wrote:obsequious
She angrily muttered, "Why for Pete's sake did they cut a hole in that tree? Couldn't they go around it? Damn vandals!"
He said, "I'm getting a crick in the neck looking at the canopy."
Sally mused, "Just look at how tall they grow. But why do these sequioas grow so straight?"
Tom replied, "They're obsequious to gravity. If they grew crooked they might break or topple."