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The Calm Before the Storm

Point Defiance Park Japanese Garden I ventured out to Point Defiance Park on Wednesday of this week. The day was one of those overcast, calm and so still, autumn days that I just love. It was, literally, the calm before … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Gardens

I’m so glad I took advantage of last week’s fine weather, as conditions have now turned more cool and damp, and snow has dusted the higher elevations in the mountains. Late last week I visited a favorite garden of mine, … Continue reading

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Haiku Photography Composition

An original photo/poetry composition between myself and Stephen F Kaufman, author of the world’s best-selling edition of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings. He recently published a poetry book, Homage for Miyamoto Musashi, with 122 haiku based on his interpretation of … Continue reading

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Magical Glass Pumpkins!

Today I went to the Glass Pumpkin Patch, held each year by the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio. The local event was set up in the Point Defiance Park Japanese Garden Pavilion. What a feast for the eyes this event is! Glass … Continue reading

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An Early Spring?

I am at a loss for words for the incredibly mild weather we’ve had this month. In all the years I’ve lived here, I’ve never seen anything quite like it. Flowers blooming in January? Not quite normal for us here … Continue reading

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