Well, posting on the internet has done what a years' worth of bitching has not. The Angel's Trumpet
Here's the pictures.
So now I can get back to mowing without getting repeatedly smacked in the head by this dang tree. Now I will concentrate on all the other plants in the yard that want to cut me up when I mow.
And now that I know bitching on the internet will get things done, I will try it more in the future.