2016 Photo Bloopers…

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
Here are the ‘best’ photos of 2016 all together in one photo extravaganza, the Blooper Reel of 2016. And again there are no names to protect the innocent…other than Matt Reel, who is in the first photo… Happy Holidays everyone! Past year’s Blooper Reels: https://crataegus.com/2013/12/27/2013-photo-bloopers/ https://crataegus.com/2015/01/02/2014-photo-bloopers/ https://crataegus.com/2015/12/23/2015-photo-bloopers/ Continue reading 2016 Photo Bloopers…

Bonsai apple tree growing a full sized apple

Originally posted on The Muslim Times:
From Wikipedia Bonsai (盆栽?, lit. plantings in tray, from bon, a tray or low-sided pot and sai, a planting or plantings,  pronunciation (help·info))[1] is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese hòn non… Continue reading Bonsai apple tree growing a full sized apple

Static equilibrium: the trip to the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
It all began with a suggestion from Paul Pikel. There I was, flush with funds from my Bsf styling contest win at the 2015 Bsf convention and I couldn’t figure out how best to use the money. He said I should use it to go to Kannapolis, NC for the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo. Sounded like… Continue reading Static equilibrium: the trip to the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo