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, January 01, 2015


Out in the garden again at Lan Su. Portland, Oregon; April, 2012.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014


Clouds hang low over Vancouver Island, while the rest of the area is quite sunny. Smelt Bay, Cortes Island, BC, Canada; May, 2014.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014


In the deepness that is an Egyptian tomb. Or not.  The Luxor Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada; October, 2012.

Monday, December 29, 2014


A rest stop for those who are 'dragon' their feet. Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon; July, 2013.

Friday, December 26, 2014


The top of the Tour Saint-Jacques on Rue de Rivoli in the 4th arrondissement. The tower is all that remains of the16th-century Church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie, and is open during tourist season to limited groups. Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, December 25, 2014


Angels harking away over the manger. Merry Christmas to all of you out there who celebrate that holiday. (Click the photo for more detail) The Grotto, Portland, Oregon; December, 2014.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014


The chapel just before the choir enters. (Click the photo for more detail) Chapel in The Grotto, Portland, Oregon; December, 2014.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Someone is taking a walk through the Festival of Lights. (Click on the photo for more detail). Portland, Oregon; December, 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014


A cascade of lights next to a cascade of water during the Festival of Lights at The Grotto. Portland, Oregon; December, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014


And speaking of the French, we end our week of Black and White photos with this shot from the belfry of a Middle Ages castle prison that is still standing and now sees tourists rather than scoundrels. We'll be visiting it again in several months. Provins, France; September, 2013.

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.