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Back at the Bonsai Museum

April 26, 2013

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Last year, I wrote about the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum in Washington, D.C., which always reminds me of Joni Mitchell’s lyrics. The husband is a HUGE bonsai fan, so it went without saying that at the first sign of nice weather we’d be heading there during our D.C. holiday. It was a gorgeous day on Easter Saturday, and I managed to shoot some more good photographs of this unique museum. I hope you enjoy the photo gallery. For more details on the museum itself, […]

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“They took all the trees, put ’em in a tree museum”

June 29, 2012

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“They took all the trees, put ‘em in a tree museum And they charged the people a dollar and a half just to see ‘em” (Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi) I first visited the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum in Washington, D.C., which is located within the United States National Arboretum, long before I started this blog and then again in 2005 when I took these photos. Surrounded by miniature trees displayed on pedestals and all neatly labeled, you can’t help but be reminded of […]

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