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

Thursday, November 27, 2014


Fall has color and feasts. Happy Thanksgiving to all. May all be thankful. Clackamas, Oregon; October, 2014.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


And speaking of houses, there's always the log cabin to fall back on. Fort Rock, Oregon; June, 2012.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


I have been going by this house since I was in high school over 40 years ago. It was nice then, fell into disrepair later, and is once again looking good. (Click on the photo for a better view) Portland, Oregon; August, 2014.

Monday, November 24, 2014


Out on the deck is a favorite place to be when the weather permits. Hollyhock Centre, Cortes Island, BC, Canada; May, 2014.

Friday, November 21, 2014


Everything from here to there and all the rooftops in between. (Click the photo for a better view) From the top of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris, Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, November 20, 2014


Multnomah Falls is one of the most visited areas of the state, and it doesn't really matter the time of year. While this shot was snagged during early Summer, this week we've been slammed by lots of ice storms. We have yet to get there when that happens, but the falls almost freeze and it's incredibly beautiful then, too. Multnomah Falls, Oregon; June, 2014.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


And speaking of ponds, sometimes their reflections can really do some things to the mind. Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, Oregon; October, 2014.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


A pond of gold delivers one last blast of color before the gray death of Winter. (Click the photo for a better view) Somewhere on Lower Bridget Road between Redmond and Sisters, Oregon; November, 2014.

Monday, November 17, 2014


Fog slides by Mount Hood on a clear and crisp day last week. Near Government Camp, Oregon; November, 2014.

Friday, November 14, 2014


A woman waters her plants on her balcony. Somewhere in Montmartre, Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, November 13, 2014


We posted photos of this room before, but not from our last visit; and it's such a cool room in our opinion, we thought we'd do a follow-up. Lan Su Chinese Gardens, Portland, Oregon; October, 2014.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Detail of an outdoor cowboy statue. Pendleton, Oregon; August, 2014.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014


Little house on the Metolius River. Camp Sherman, Oregon; May, 2011.

Monday, November 10, 2014


You just gotta love the colors of Autumn. (Click the photo for a better view) Lithia Park, Ashland, Oregon; October, 2006.