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, December 18, 2014


Snow pack was good, trees were covered, and there was no wind. Overall, a good day for some nordic skiing. High in the Cascade Mountains near Mt. Bachelor, Oregon; January, 2012.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


French is the word at the Petite Provence, an excellent restaurant serving great fare. Portland, Oregon; September, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014


Clouds hang out over Vancouver Island and the Sound between. Smelt Bay Provincial Park, Cortes Island, BC, Canada; April, 2013.

Monday, December 15, 2014


It's Black and White week here at the Grind! On a calm morning, balloonists take to the sky to see what they can see. (Click the photo for more detail) Redmond, Oregon; May, 2010.

Friday, December 12, 2014


One of the fountains at Place de la Concorde, looking north toward the Parthenon. (Click the photo for a better view) Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, December 11, 2014


A skater dude heads out--and likely down a very steep hill--after visiting the Vista House on a sunny, not very windy day. Crown Point, Oregon; June, 2014.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


In a little cafe (very little) as the song goes, with an environmentally conscious roof. The interior has room for 2-count 'em, 2--tables, which is why all those tables are out there on the street. Portland, Oregon; June, 2014.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014


An area of contemplation and reflection sits peacefully along the east side shoreline. Cortes Island, BC, Canada; May, 2014.

Monday, December 08, 2014


The Yellowstone River winds its way through an open meadow. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; August, 2014.

Friday, December 05, 2014


Dining al fresco on a rainy, rainy day near Les Halles. Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, December 04, 2014


It's actually a pretty quiet town when there aren't phalanx of hogs and biker babes around, including here at the Bank Saloon. Sturges, South Dakota; August, 2014.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A spider just hangin' out on its web in the backyard. (Click the photo for more detail) Clackamas, Oregon; October, 2014.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014


Pure gold: A 1940 Buick Special on display at a car show. (Click the photo for more detail) Madras, Oregon; August, 2011.

Monday, December 01, 2014


Brick row houses over a century and a half old still stand in great condition along the banks of the Potomac River. Alexandria, Virginia; March, 2014.