Finding Zen in the Garden

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Each October I make my way to the Japanese Garden in Point Defiance Park, Tacoma to hunt for the elusive Zen. I find it through the lens of my camera. In order to fully appreciate the elements of a Japanese garden, I find that I need to visit the garden when there is no other human presence (or very little) and weather conditions are very calm. This is the only way I can capture the Zen of the garden—silence and no distraction.

Please enjoy these photos I took this week of the Japanese Garden and, perhaps, find a bit of your own “zen.”

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© Peggy A Thompson

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A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store, http://www.zazzle.com/northwestphotos.
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2 Responses to Finding Zen in the Garden

  1. A beautiful place to stroll through. I wonder what the ducks make of it…

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