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Tenacious Roots Textures

In Taiwan’s subtropical climate aerial tree roots are a common sight. I am always fascinated by the sheer tenacity of these roots as well as by the intricate patterns they form, which are truly works of art. Whether it is … Continue reading

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Bamboo Madness

It’s a highly sought after and tasty vegetable in Asian cooking. Its tensile strength is comparable to steel and it’s a great material for building houses and furniture. It holds the world record for the fastest growing plant on earth. … Continue reading

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A Wisp of Fog

This fall image reminds me how transitory things are. Some leaves are still green, some are turning yellow, others already brown. But all of them are fallen and will eventually return to the earth. Like the scripture says,”You don’t know … Continue reading

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That Banana There!

Many years ago one of my kids had a little picture book that illustrated the long journey of a banana from the time of clearing, planting, growing, harvesting and so on until it lands in your breakfast cereal. The idea … Continue reading

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