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

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Our favorite person gifted us with an annual pass to the Japanese Gardens, allowing us in for photographs an hour before the general public. This is one of the ponds in the gardens. Portland, Oregon; July, 2015.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Faux Rome at Cesar's Palace in the form of this fountain, which is an attempt to replicate the Trevi Fountain. Las Vegas, Nevada; May, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

If it weren't for the sounds of the cars, the tourists and the emergency vehicles, a nighttime walk along the Seine across from Notre Dame would be fairly bucolic. Paris, France; September, 2015.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The colors of the budding flowers add serenity to the solitude of the Japanese Garden. Portland, Oregon; March, 2015.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The red rock stands out against the green of the valley vegetation on a hike back to the lodge from the Emerald Pools. Zion National Park, Utah; May, 2015.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Grazin' in the grass is a gas, can ya dig it? Buffalo feed on the grasses in a meadow. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; August, 2014.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Clouds dance over Autumn's paint brush in the Cascades. (Click the photo for a better view) Black Butte Ranch, Oregon; October, 2015.

Friday, November 13, 2015

A fountain on the Left Bank depicting St. Michael slaying the Devil. Place St. Michele, Paris, France; September, 2015.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

On a bridge crossing the Virgin River. Zion National Park, Utah; May, 2015.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Red Room in the historic Balch Hotel. Dufur, Oregon; August, 2015.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The San Rafael Reef is a 30-mile long standstone wall barrier at the eastern edge of nowhere. For centuries, only the most intrepid travels found their way through its narrow slot canyons and into the forbidding landscape of the San Rafael Swell. Early Spanish explorers detoured 20 miles north to avoid this wall. Now, Interstate 80 runs right through it. On Interstate 70 near Spotted Wolf, Utah; May, 2015.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Canned: a variety of cans from yesteryear sits atop the deck at the general store. Fort Rock, Oregon; June, 2015.

Friday, November 06, 2015

Saint Chapelle is one of the most impressive gothic churches on the planet. The street level is where the common folk worshipped, but here on the top floor is where the king, queen, and other royalty worshipped. Photos can't really do justice to this room, which literally, takes one's breath away upon entering. (Click on the photo for more detail) Paris, France; September, 2015.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Mt. Jefferson in the Oregon Cascades stands over the landscape awaiting its first real mantle of snow for the season. Crooked River Ranch, Oregon; October, 2015.