The gr8ful grind

Let go of anger; It's an acid that eats away the delicate layers of your happiness

The reverse side has also its reverse side

Friday, March 06, 2015


An unusually empty Place Dauphine on Ile de Citi. Normally, this place is filled with walkers and sidewalk diners. It wasn't rainy despite the clouds. Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, March 05, 2015


Mt. Ranier stands over the city, while the home of the former NFL world champion Seahawks rests in the lower right. Seatlle, Washington; April, 2009.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015


Slip, sliding, flipping and frolicking right off the beach. Pensacola, Florida; August, 2013.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015


Many people know the nuts grown by these trees as hazelnuts. But we here call them by their real name: filberts. (Click the photo to really get into the orchard) Somewhere in Yamhill County, Oregon; February, 2015.

Monday, March 02, 2015


It was a very windy, so windy it made your eyes water. But it was crystal clear on the Oregon coast. Yaquina Head, Oregon; February, 2015.

Friday, February 27, 2015


Above one of the entrances to Place de Voges. Did Victor Hugo live here? Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, February 26, 2015


So may I introduce to you the act you've known for all these years? Las Vegas, Nevada; October, 2012

Wednesday, February 25, 2015


The corner table at Lan Su Chinese Garden. (Click the photo for more detail) Portland, Oregon; October, 2014.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


F@#k it, Dude. Let's go bowling. A Little Lebowski Urban Achiever takes his first roll. Milwaukie, Oregon; December, 2014

Monday, February 23, 2015


There are truck farms, sure. But have you ever seen a truck garden? Now you have! Redmond, Oregon; July, 2014.

Friday, February 20, 2015



In looking out over the French countryside from the top deck of the Tour Cesár á Provins and overlooking the village, one can really get a glimpse into what it must have looked like during Medieval times.(Click the photo to go back in time)  Provins, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, February 19, 2015


One of the most visited sites in the state or Oregon is Multnomah Falls. There are umpteen photos one can find of the gorgeous falls, which we think is the second or third tallest falls in the US. However, one very rarely sees the two pools into which the loser and upper falls, well, fall. This is a photo of the pool into which the lower falls pours, taken from the famous bridge at the attraction. Multnomah Falls, Oregon; June, 2014.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


A mode of transportation from yesteryear, a buckboard, sits on display at the trading post. Crow Agency, Montana; August, 2014.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


The day was still and quiet as we passed this pond. We just had to stop to snag this photo. Lower Deschutes area between Redmond and Sisters, Oregon; November, 2014.