I took this photo just over a year ago on a visit to the Chinese Garden in Portland, Oregon. It’s a beautiful and inspiring garden. I recommend a visit if you happen to find yourself in Portland.
I am hoping to see some massive holly trees in Vancouver next week. On my side of the country holly is never more than a small bush, but on the west coast, by golly it is a monster! I had to do a double take the first time I saw one. “Is that? No!”