The cold and wet weather is still lingering in the Seattle area, but Densho got to celebrate the beginning of the spring by hosting an “ike-bana” (flower arrangement) class last week. This 10-week class is taught by our inspiring instructor, Akemi Sagawa sensei, and 12 students had a chance to learn how to give “new life” to a few flowers and branches in a small container. It is truly amazing to see just a few twigs defying and creating serene space for our home (and office!)Sogetsu School Mercer Island branch will hold the 19th Ikebana Exhibition on March 28th and 29th at the Community Center at Mercer View. Go to http://www.misogetsu.org/ for more details.