Tag Archives: Bonsai

Weekly Photo Challenge: UNIQUE

Many emotions mingle in this photo — Delight at having captured the essence of something I loved, nostalgia for a place I love and probably will never visit again, sorrow because this unique “bonsai” tree (which was actually lifesize, that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DISTORT, 2

This wonderful twisted pine tree was in the garden of my friend’s parents in Shimane-ken, the province of Shimane up north above Osaka, close to to the Japan Sea. If I say it was a bonsai, you’re liable to think … Continue reading

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