Bonsai in our Digital World

My family and I visited Bainbridge Island this summer.  A small island town where you can take a half hour ferry ride to get there or go around through mainland and an hour to get there.  It’s nice little town with shops and restaurants to eat.  This is where the world famous Boedel Garden is located. Continue reading “Bonsai in our Digital World”

Landscape Arborvitae to Bonsai – First Styling

This tree have been on my bonsai “to do” radar in the last week.  Somehow I had an itch to style it because it looked ugly that I want to clean it up.  I collected this tree from one of our landscape jobs in Jan 2015.   During its first year,  I planted it in the ground.  That year’sContinue reading “Landscape Arborvitae to Bonsai – First Styling”

Appreciating Life Through Death

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 otherContinue reading “Appreciating Life Through Death”

Making It Happen

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 Continue reading “Making It Happen”