Little green

Sometimes it takes someone from far away to show you something right around the corner. This week's New Yorker has a profile of Ryan Neil, a master of the Japanese art of bonsai. He's based in Warren, up by Scappoose and St. Helens.

If you're not able to get past the paywall for that article, there's more to be read and seen on his websites, here and here

And Googling around, I see I'm about the last person in the world who's heard of the guy and his remarkable story. Typical.