The gr8ful grind: May 2006

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

Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Inside a Chinese Buddhist temple in Portland, OR. May 29, 2006

More issues

I'm again having difficulty in posting pics to this site. Please be patient.

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Memorial Day, May 29, 2006, Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, OR.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Country music star Joe Diffie was the headliner at a local community celebration this past weekend. I was a stage volunteer so I had good access and snapped some photos. Madras, OR, May 20, 2006.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

I found the color on this tulip to be incredible. Click on the photo to see it better. Cortes Island, BC. April, 2005

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

This duck was on the rock for well over an hour as people filed by and admired the setting. Japanese Garden, Portland, OR, May 5, 2006.

Monday, May 22, 2006

The rocks along the shoreline of Cortes Island, BC, are varied and beautiful. This photo actually makes a good desktop wallpaper if you click on it and save the full sized version. April, 2006.

Friday, May 19, 2006

My breakfast on the deck of the retreat center, overlooking the ocean. April, 2006.

Thursday, May 18, 2006

The plant and the ant. Hollyhock Retreat Center garden, Cortes Island, BC. April, 2005. (Looks better orginal size, just click on the photo)

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Downtown Portland, OR, from across the Willamette River. I kind of like the cloud, myself. May 5, 2006.

Monday, May 15, 2006

Finally! I can post again. I took this photo at the Japanese Garden in Portland, OR last month and then took it into Core Fun House software and manipulated it some. Hope you like it. This is one of those you can enjoy more by clicking on it and seeing the full size edition.

Friday, May 12, 2006

I don't know what the problem is, but seems to not be letting me post photos right now. I'll work on it over the weekend and see what happens, but I haven't a clue at this point. Sorry, all.

Thursday, May 11, 2006

for some reason, blogger is not allowing me to post photos today. I'll keep trying.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

As I awoke one morning on my way to the retreat center, I looked out the window of the B&B in which I was staying and this was the view at sunrise. Comox, BC, April, 2006.

Friday, May 05, 2006

A narcissus peeks out from behind a bush stem. Cortes Island, BC. April 2006.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

One morning right after breakfast I got caught in this incredible hail storm and took refuge in a shed. As I looked out across the ocean to Vancouver Island, I could see the mountains there basking in sunlight. April, 2006

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

It was a very cloudy day in the temperate rain forest, which provided nice diffused lighting for this photo of a flowering berry vine. Cordes Island, BC, April 2006.

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

A crane (or is it a great blue heron?) looks for lunch as the tide goes out on a Cortes Island, BC, beach. (Much better if you click on the photo and see the full size version). April, 2006.