The gr8ful grind: November 2007

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

Friday, November 30, 2007

Vista House at Crown Point overlooks the Columbia River in Oregon. More detail can be seen by clicking on the photo. August, 2007.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

A water bowl next to a Japanese maple showing its autumn splendor offers a bit of serenity from the everyday. Portland, Oregon; October, 2007.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Inside the restaurant of the Grand Hotel, Jerome, Arizona. May, 2007.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Another in my series of lines, light, textures and shapes. This one a wall in Old Town Portland, Oregon. November, 2007.

Friday, November 23, 2007

Autumn comes to a park near John Day, Oregon. More color and detail can be viewed by clicking on the photo. October, 2007.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada, at night. November, 2007.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The mist closes in on Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, BC, Canada, November, 2007.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

A Great Blue Heron looks for a meal along an inlet near Port Moody, BC, Canada. November, 2007.

Monday, November 19, 2007

This past Saturday our town paid tribute to our favorite son, Jacoby Ellsbury, rookie lead off hitter for the world champion Boston Red Sox. Jacoby is a wonderful kid and this couldn't have happened to a nicer person. Madras, Oregon, November, 2007.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Before Debit cards. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyy before. Bennington, Vermont, August, 2007.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

A window on a porch allows a view to sights beyond. West Vancouver, BC, Canada; November, 2007

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

A mask hanging on the wall of a friend's house. More detail can be seen by clicking on the photo. Port Moody, BC, Canada. November, 2007.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

A freighter moves into the harbor in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in this night photo. West Vancouver is the background. Those lights that appear to be up in the sky are actually lights along a mountain's ridge from a ski resort. November, 2007.

Friday, November 09, 2007

Another in my series of lines, light, textures, and colors. Near Madras, Oregon; October, 2007.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

A box of apples outside after a rain. Watch out for that one bad apple. Bend, Oregon; February, 2006.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

If you click on the photo to see the full-sized version, you can note how the pond acts as an almost perfect mirror to reflect the hillside and ridgeline behind the barn but not visible in the photo itself. Rural Baker County, Oregon; August, 2007.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

A young girl strikes a coquettish pose as she peeks out of a hole in a cave behind a waterfall at an amusement park in Lake George, New York. August, 2007.

Monday, November 05, 2007

The lodge poles of a teepee stand ready for the skin to be put on under a brilliant autumn sky. John Day, Oregon; October, 2007.

Friday, November 02, 2007

Shadow on a building wall. The low sun this time of year always makes for interesting mood lighting. If you click on it to see the full size, you can go a little "whoa!", as there are some real branches in there, too. Weird sensory thing can happen. Baker City, Oregon; October, 2007.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

I had to drive a couple hundred miles this week for business purposes and along the way I found a rest stop with this tree in it. I think the shape and the colors are spectacular. Hope you do, too. You can get a better sense by clicking on the photo. Near John Day, Oregon; October, 2007.