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Tumblr Tuesday

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Hey, everybody. It’s almost a month since my last post, and it has been a challenge to get to writing. Tony had carpal tunnel surgery a few weeks ago, and we had his mom over for the better part of … Continue reading

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Tumblr Tuesday

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I can’t believe how fast time flies! I’ve been working on some wordier, more studied, posts but have nothing yet to present. Good time for a Tumblr Tuesday. Here are the week’s pix from the boZannical Tumblr… Thanks for stopping … Continue reading

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Variation #1: Ikebana Lesson IV

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It’s been a few weeks since my last Ikebana post. Dang, I’ve been busy with study and class projects for my oceanography class. Time to squeeze in some flowery stuff again. Our teacher has been summoned to Japan for the … Continue reading

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Basic Slanting Style: Ikebana Lesson III

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Y’all have followed along as we learned details of basic upright Moribana in lesson one, and in lesson two as we took on basic upright Nageire. We did these both in Hongatte (normal position) and Gyakugatte (reversed position). The last … Continue reading

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My First Bonsai

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A few years ago I was volunteering at school for the CCSF Environmental Horticulture Plant Bazaar. They have these plant sales twice a year at City to raise money for department scholarships and such. I don’t remember if it was … Continue reading

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Tumblr Tuesday

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Among my many interests is photography. Nothing trained or anything – just a personal interest, a good eye, and always having a camera on me thanks to these newfangled phones these days. I take many, many pictures and for an … Continue reading

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Taking a Step Back: Ikebana Lesson 0

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In sharing my Ikebana learning experience via my first and second lessons, I basically jumped in with vocabulary and positioning. Along the way, I made various comments on refinements, but as my class has progressed I realize there are some … Continue reading

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Taking on Floristry: Ikebana Lesson II

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A couple weeks ago I posted about my recent ventures into floristry, via a CCSF class in Ikebana. I’m just a beginner at this myself, but am enjoying sharing the basics, Ikebana for Beginners, as it were. I’m sure there’s … Continue reading

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Taking on Floristry: Ikebana Lesson I

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This semester at CCSF I started venturing into a new, but related, topic to my horticultural schooling: Floristry. The Environmental Horticulture department at school offers the whole range of landscaping classes (I’ve literally wiped out every possibility of classes they’ve … Continue reading

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December Bloom Day

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Happy Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, all. I totally flaked out on posting any pix last month because nothing different was blooming since the October post. Here we are mid-December, and I went out this morning to take a slew of … Continue reading

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