The gr8ful grind: September 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, September 27, 2006

I think is such an interesting courtyard opening from one area to another. This is another one from the Classical Chinese Garden in Portland, OR, and best seen by clicking on the photo to get the full sized version. August, 2006.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

This one was taken in downtown Portland, ,OR, at the Classical Chinese Gardens. The building was constructed next to a large pond and represents a barge the Imperial family might have used on the mighty rivers. August, 2006.

Monday, September 25, 2006

When churches go bad. On the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (OR). You can see more by clicking on the photo and seeing the fullsized version. Sept. 22, 2006.

Friday, September 22, 2006

This is one of those photos you really need to click on to see the fullsized version. That's Mount Jefferson in the background. Jefferson County, OR, near Madras, February 2001.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Dusk along the Willamette River in Eugene, OR. Can you hear the crickets? Sept. 2, 2006

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

A vendor on the midway serves up some food on one of those long, hot summer nights at the county fair. Madras, OR, July, 2006.

Monday, September 18, 2006

The town of Sisters, OR, has an annual folk festival that is terrific. This shot was taken on the last day of this year's festival at the Bronco Billy stage. It is Adrienne Young (with guitar) and members of her band Little Sadie. Sept. 10, 2006.

Friday, September 15, 2006

One of those amber waves of grain shots. Rural Wasco County, Oregon. Sept. 1, 2006.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Yesterday I posted a photo of a sunset, so today I thought one of a moonrise would be appropriate. This was one of those big ol' orange moons, just prior to waxing full. Madras, OR, Sept. 4, 2006.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

No, this isn't a photo taken through an unbearable humidity in Madras, India. It was taken about a mile from my house in Madras, OR. Although beautiful, the coloring is the result of the smoke from several huge wildfires hundreds of miles apart that drifted into our area. Sept. 1, 2006.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Artwork in the Scottsdale, AZ home of Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesen West. September, 2004.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

A bee goes about its daily work. Portland, OR, July 2006

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Water ripples out from a water clacker at Buchart Gardens, Victoria, BC. July 2006

Monday, September 04, 2006

This is another of those photos that looks better when you click on it to see the full sized edition. While the flowers certainly stand out, there are other, more subtle colors here as well. Portland, OR; August, 2006.