Take a moment to get to know this tree. Introduce yourself by name. What would be the tree's name if it had one? What is it's texture? How does it feel? Is there anything you'd like to say to this tree? Anything you'd like to ask it?
Spend as much time as you'd like with this tree.
When ready, continue to sign #3. Along the way, notice what is old, and new, along the trail.