The gr8ful grind: April 2009

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, April 30, 2009

Winsome Window Boxes: A little spot for a bit of respite and reflection. Victoria, BC, Canada; April, 2009.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

I like the way the clouds and their reflections make for some morning drama. Granville Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada; April, 2009.

Monday, April 27, 2009

No, despite what this looks like, nothing has been changed or Photoshopped. This is exactly as I took it from a log lookout. This is the old gravel pit that over 100 years ago was converted to the now beautiful Butchart Gardens.(More detail by clicking on the thumbnail) Victoria, BC, Canada; April, 2004.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Sunset catches a pond and the outer harbor. Victoria, BC, Canada; April, 2009.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

I was walking along the beach and spotted this bald eagle sitting on a rock. I got as close as I dared before pulling out the telephoto lens and snagging this one. Cortes Island, BC, Canada; April, 2009.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

One of the most amazing pieces of architecture anywhere is the Experience Music Project building that sits right next to the Space Needle. This is one corner of that building. (Click on the thumbnail to get a better sense) Seattle, Washington; April, 2009.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Inside a tulip, with its color and soft petals. (Click on the thumbnail for more detail) Portland, Oregon; April, 2009.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Well, just before I left for my retreat, I received a gift of a new camera. I learned to use it over the course of the trip, That means that you all have to see some of the trial photos I took. So, for the next few weeks, expect to be subjected to my travelogue. Today's offering was taken just after sunrise in the marina of Granville Island. Vancouver, BC, Canada; April, 2009

Friday, April 03, 2009

I'm off for my annual silent meditation retreat and will be back in a couple of weeks. See you then. Hollyhock Retreat Center, Cortes Island, BC, Canada; April, 2008

Thursday, April 02, 2009

A lone sojourner trudges along during a recent snow storm at the base of Mount Hood. (Click on the thumbnail for more detail) Government Camp, Oregon, March, 2009.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Mount Washington in the Oregon Cascades. Taken from Sisters, Oregon, March, 2009.