The gr8ful grind: March 2008

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

Monday, March 31, 2008

Oops! A young lad walks through the scene as a group of enthusiasts begin practicing a re-enactment of a famous American Revolutionary War battle that involved the Green Mountain Boys. Bennington, Vermont; August, 2007

Friday, March 28, 2008

This door with very steamy windows is best viewed by clicking on the thumbnail. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California; January, 2008.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

One night a couple months ago I was driving home and the sunset going down behind the mountains was particularly overwhelming. That is Middle Sister on the left and North Sister on the right. Taken near Redmond, Oregon, January, 2008.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

I captured this one on my way to work yesterday. Near Redmond, Oregon, March, 2008.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Clouds move in on Castle Craigs, a rock formation in Northern California near Mt. Shasta. New Year's Day, 2004.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Downtown Portland, Oregon, from across the Willamette River. August, 2004.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Take a look at the faces on the couple at the right in this photo as they react to a political demonstration on a Peach Street corner in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. You can see their faces better by clicking on the thumbnail. October, 2004.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Here's another grand old Victorian house This one is in Saratoga Springs, New York. Ok, so the satellite dish is a bit distracting, but other than that...August, 2007.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A whimsical display, Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco, California; January, 2008.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

I think my original intention here was to combine my study in lines, light, textures, and patterns with the beauty that was surrounding me the day I took this. On the veranda at Otter Point B&B (formerly Picard's) Cortes Island, BC, Canada. July, 2006.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Putting in lots of overtime right now and yesterday I was driving to work and saw this hawk on a fence post. I pulled over to the side of the highway and we watched one another for several minutes. I could tell he was getting ready to fly away, so I picked up my camera and caught this. I think I would have been happier with the photo if I had waited an instant or two longer. Lots of intricate patterns on the wing if you click on the thumbnail. Madras, Oregon; March, 2008.

Friday, March 14, 2008

On the campus of Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. August, 2007.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Clouds bank right up against Mount Hood, preparing to spill over the top. Somewhere over Oregon, May, 2007.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Rest stop? I was on the way to a business meeting when I saw this. After the meeting, I came back and snagged this and a couple of other photos. Redmond, Oregon; February, 2008.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

More signs of the coming Spring. Much better digested by clicking on the thumbnail. Clackamas, Oregon; March 2008.

Monday, March 10, 2008

It is getting close to Spring in the northern hemisphere and things are beginning to bud out, like this cherry blossom. Always a beautiful time of year. Clackamas, Oregon; March, 2008.

Friday, March 07, 2008

Breakfast time at the retreat center I go to almost every year. Next month, I'll be taking off for a few weeks to travel there to attend a retreat. Cortes Island, BC, Canada; April, 2006.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

You really hafta click on the thumbnail to get anything out of this one. I was on the roof of a parking garage when I took a series of photos of the San Francisco skyline. I then stitched 4 of them together to create this. San Francisco, California; January, 2008.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Another in my series on lines, light, patterns and textures. Madras High School, Madras, Oregon; March, 2003.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

A hummingbird at a feeder. By clicking on the thumbnail, one can see much more detail, including the bird's eye. Clackamas, Oregon; February, 2008.

Monday, March 03, 2008

They are tearing this old building down plank by plank to resell the wood. I snagged this one and several others before the building (an old livestock auction house) was gone. Madras, Oregon; February, 2008.