art · flora · Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park · orchids · sculpture

This, That, and the Other

The training on Human Trafficking that I went to yesterday was wonderfully held at Meijer Gardens During the lunch break and after the training ended, there was time to snap a few pictures. wild oats   clown, balancing circus dog.  The dog looks a lot like my now-passed-away Chaun. frog under sycamore Wardian Case, Meijer… Continue reading This, That, and the Other

Chuang Tzu · Daoism · Taoism · Zhuang Zi

Happy Fishes

image link I've been a student of philosophical taoism/daoism for several years now.  Two of the main texts studied are The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing and the Chuang Tzu/Zhuang Zi.  The Dao De Jing (DDJ)'s main speaker is an old guy named Lao Tzu/Lao Zi, and the Zhuang Zi (ZZ)'s main character in the… Continue reading Happy Fishes

art glass · copper art · flora · sculpture

Dahlias!

I've been going to Meijer Gardens since it was first created many moons ago in Grand Rapids, MI.  It continues to grow and has sculpture all over the place, both inside and out on the grounds.  Recently Ai WeiWei had an exhibit there, and he left behind a permanent installation called Iron Tree.  I fell… Continue reading Dahlias!