Sunday, January 30, 2011

Sculpture Garden



The Chung Mei Temple is one of our favorite places.

It has a lovely tea room and a garden that is sure to bring a smile to the face.




Sculpture in the Garden



From lohans and arhats ...


Mosaic Chung Mei Temple Garden



to little monks with begging bowls, drums, horoscope creatures to...


Mosaic Chung Mei Temple Garden



a bodhisattva in royal ease position ...

Chung Mei Sculpture garden has something for everyone.

A big THANK YOU to Mary for being our hostess for Mosaic Monday.

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We had a long and busy week last week.
Lots of family and colleagues of Mr. Dragon were here to share memories and say their goodbyes.
Sad, but lots of happiness too. 
Today and this week we rest ... just the two of us with the furbabies.
DD (dear daughter) and Mr. Dragon's sister will be with us the following week. 

Thank you for your loving support and kindness.

Wishing all of you well and a JOY filled week.


31 comments:

Jan said...

This garden is so pretty and serene. Is it near to you? I'd be there visiting often if it were close.
Thinking of you today and hoping it's a peaceful day.
AND, your kitties are sure darling!
Hugs,
Jan

Janet said...

That is a beautiful, peaceful looking garden.

My heart goes out to you at this most difficult time. All I can say is enjoy every moment.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

What lovely, serene sculptures! Wishing you and Mr. Dragon a restful and serene week too.

Barb said...

Such placid sculptures in the garden. I've been thinking of you both. May your week be restful and calm.

The Bodhi Chicklet said...

This is so peaceful. If I was there I would walk through in silence. Ah....

Pat - Arkansas said...

A lovely, lovely place. Thanks for sharing the photos.

Wishing you Peace. {{{Snap}}}

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful sculptures, Snap....

Prayers for you and your hubby and family.
Hugs,
Betsy

eileeninmd said...

What a lovely garden and cute statues. It does look like a peaceful place. Wonderful photos.

Lavender Cottage said...

The sculpture garden is awesome, a place I'd love to roam around.
Wishing a pleasant week ahead for you.

A Garden of Threads said...

I could spend a long time in that garden, so peaceful. Take care and have a long rest this week.

Carol said...

What a peaceful, beautiful place. I can see why it would be a favorite!

Pondside said...

What beautiful mosaics - I love the fat little monks!
I've thought of you a lot in the past week - still in my thoughts today.

Ebie said...

These are neat sculptures! I may have seen two of them before.

Rosa said...

It's always difficult when you know the end is coming. I'm happy that good memories are filling your home with love. Good energy to you both. <3

EG Wow said...

I'd love to visit this garden! Wish I lived closer.

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Wonderful sculptures. I love all their poses.

Jill Harrison said...

Thank you for taking us to the tea garden. It looks like a lovely place for a wander. I have just been reading your description of yourself, and I am also called "the dragon lady" as I have been involved in dragon boat racing for over 20 years. I also like the idea of never growing up. So I wish you many more years of trying something new.

DoanLegacy said...

These are just fantastic shots, and give such a peaceful feeling to see!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

My dear Snap this looks like a lovely, peaceful place. I'm keeping you and Mr. Dragon in my thoughts and prayers. {{hugs}}

dosfishes said...

What a gorgeous place to just sit and be. Hope all is well, good wishes and sweet thoughts. xox Corrine

xinex said...

What a fascinating place to visit! Beautiful mosacis!...Christine

Sall's Country Life said...

Oooo, somebody please wake up the little monk with mice crawling on him! That gives me the eebie jeebies!
The rest are all very peaceful,thank goodness.

Thoughtfully Blended Hearts said...

Beautiful photos!!! Wishing you a peaceful week!!!

Cezar and Léia said...

It's wonderful, really adorable!
Léia

Infatuated with Homes and Gardens said...

Hello, Just so calming and serene ,thankyou for leaving comment on my post it made it possible for me to find you!
I am your newest follower!
~Sharon~

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Bohemian said...

What beautiful peaceful energy must come from visiting this delightful Garden at the Temple!

Dawn... The Bohemian

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Thank you for coming to pay me a visit. These photographs are amazing. I would love to visit this temple with its beautiful gardens. :) Theresa

LissaL said...

The garden is beautiful, much like your spirit. You strength amazes me. I am sending you and Mr. Dragon much love.

nonizamboni said...

My dear Snappie friend--I've been so neglectful and now find that you are dealing with many things. I send my prayers and all good wishes. . .and a hug.
Mary Ann

Kate Tracton said...

Dearest Snap,

This is a really beautiful garden, so serene. The sculptures are wonderful!

Thinking of you and Mr D,

{{Hugs}}

Kate