This is a bonsai tree with a little Lord of the Rings Bag End theme created by Chris Guise of Bonsai Empire. Now I know what you're thinking, and same -- I want to live there too. Unfortunately we're both too big for that. At least I am, maybe you were born 'Indian in the Cupboard' size. And if you were, forget about living next to a bonsai tree, I'll give you $50 a day to let me carry you around in my pocket. $60 if you promise to never punch me in the nuts.
Hit the jump for a bunch more including closeups and the tree during fall and winter.
Thanks to Jacine, whose bonsai trees always die. Same! I think it's overwatering. That or the damage from trying to build the treehouse.
This is the 'Hobbit House', an outbuilding designed by architect Peter Archer for a lifelong J.R.R. Tolkien fan as a place to store the collection of Middle Earth memorabilia he's accumulated over the past 30 years. Wow, having the money to build your own little themed museum ... / Continue →
Not a real one, silly! You'd have to have a freaking giant computer (or tiny family) for that to happen. What is this, the 50's? No, cause sexual harassment didn't exist back then. Back me up, Mad Men. I love you, Don! I thought that latest cigarette ad campaign of yours ... / Continue →
This is a shot of two kids who are (perhaps unknowingly) cosplaying as two Hobbits that are about to wind up on the dinner table of the orcs behind them. The shot is from a school in Spain where Carnival is in full effect right now (among other places) and where I should be ou... / Continue →