Today is Sunday and it’s usually a good day for me to do something creative or just take a break from work. Work have been very busy and despite of being a Sunday, there’s always work for me to do and should be doing but decided I want to take some quick photos of my … More Where did the Thyme Go?
Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
Well, I’m home safe and have been trying to get get over my jet lag, worst I’ve ever had. I think I may have overdone just about everything on this trip. Nearly 3000 miles covered. A holiday to remember and I plan to share all the photos here once I…
Today is Monday May 29th 2017. It is Memorial Day in America, a federal holiday to remember the men and women that died who served in the armed forces. It’s interesting that just minutes before I started writing this, that I just made that connection. Since today I’m not working, I usually have time to do other … More Appreciating Life Through Death
In several of my previous posts I have been using bonsai as a metaphor for life and as a life teacher. I’m going out of a limb and making it an announcement, I’m currently in the process of publishing a book that discuss the potential power of bonsai to help us with life. By coming out with a claim I you want to expect … More Making It Happen
After turning half a century this week, I was reflecting on the subject of age. “Half a Century” sounds very old to us humans but when you think about it, relative to old things, fifty (50) years is practically just a small blip in the time radar. Okay I maybe just making myself feel good here, you say. I admit, there’s … More Why Do Trees Live a Long Time? – A Reflection about Age
This is a juniper I’ve collected from someones landscape. I’ve written about it a couple of times. I decided to repot this in a corten metal pot. Metal Pot was custom sized and made. I wanted something different. The metal rust has a color similar to the trunk and also it’s changing like the tree.
I’ve written about this thuja a couple of times. I’ve originally envisioned this tree going on a standard bonsai pot but it will have to be a very large pot. This tree is between 4 to 5 ft tall. I got inspired by Michael Hagedorn’s Mt Hemlock forest on slab. Michael used a Teflon slab but I … More Thuja on Metal Slab