Aging is something we will all go through. Rather than fighting and denying it, accept it and do it gracefully. The choice is yours, do you want to age like a fine wine or a sour vinegar? Why do I bring this up? 3 reasons: 1) The title of this post reminded me of agingContinue reading “Seeing Double”
Lesson of Hope from Bonsai.
Going through my WordPress draft, I found this entry that I never posted. This was part of my account when I went on a collecting trip with friend Ryan Huston, fellow blogger and part of Puget Sound Bonsai Association RY2TREE2. I was using my phone to record the entry below at the time: “Finally fulfilled one ofContinue reading “Collecting Trip”
Just want to share these before and after photos of some the trees I have currently on display at the NW Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Please click on the photos to see the caption on when the before photos were taken. The show will go on until Sunday February 11, 2018.
Happy New Year everyone! One last post for 2017. In reviewing my bonsai activities of 2017, I started my this year with a small display at the NW Flower Garden Show with a few bonsais. Then followed by helping our local club set up the Spring Show. Followed by a couple of attempts to doContinue reading “Why Bonsai will Matter More in 2018”
One step closer to a gargantuan task. I have a book cover before the book is ready. I’m a visual artist at heart therefore having a book cover for my upcoming book makes it closer to reality for me. I now have a much deeper appreciation for anyone who have written or in the process of writingContinue reading “Wisdom Tree for the Digital Eden”
I’m compelled to write about the subject of TIME because of a couple of incidents that happened this week. It’s 4:46 AM in the morning and I’ve been awake since 2:50 this morning. My original plan is to continue writing my book and hopefully finish my manuscript ready for editing. I sit here typing awayContinue reading “Time Illusion”
For a few months now I’ve been tossing around the idea of combining bonsai with meditation. My idea was to heighten the meditative experience by having a bonsai present in the room. Some practitioners use flowers to help the environment of meditation. I even came up with a cool acronym, BAM – Bonsai Assisted Meditation.Continue reading “Bonsai Assisted Mindfulness”
When your thoughts become occupied with mostly that one thing. When you talk about that one thing a lot of times. When you do that one thing a lot. There could be something abnormal about it. Some may think you are crazy. Some may think you’re obsessed. Some may think you’re addicted. Bonsai maybe thatContinue reading “Confessions of a Bonsai Addict”
It’s the day after thanksgiving in America. Also famously known as “Black Friday” here. While many Americans go to shopping centers and big box stores to get the best deal on that electronic item or a fuzzy toy marked down so low that they are willing to camp in front of the store to be firstContinue reading “Bonsai Misunderstood”