The gr8ful grind: January 2010

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, January 29, 2010

The sun finds a lone, leafless Japanese maple tree in the middle of winter. I manipulated this one just a tad. (click on the thumbnail for more of a watercolor effect) Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon; February, 2007.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Statuary above the door of the Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris depicting Christ on Judgement Day weighing the souls. (Click on the thumbnail to see each representation has a different face and posture. These were not mass-produced, but individually created. Probably a main reason why it took over 170 years to complete the building). Paris, France; September, 2009.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Keb' Mo' and Robbin Ford get down at the Waterfront Blues Festival. Portland, Oregon; July, 2009.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Autumn comes to the high Cascades. Lost Lake near the Santiam Pass, Oregon; October, 2005.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Snack time: A couple of hummingbirds come in for some sweet drink. Red Rocks State Park, Morrison, Colorado; July, 2007.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Fireworks over the Thames River. (Click on thumbnail for more detail) London, UK; September, 2009.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Allium from my backyard. Each of these things are about the size of a softball (or bigger). July, 2009; Madras, Oregon.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

All fans of music should read this article

To read the article, please click on the headline above.
Downtown skyline with Mount Ranier in the background. Seattle, Washington; April, 2009.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The bridge over the Yonne River connects one part of town to the other. Joigny, France; September, 2009.

Monday, January 18, 2010

The Chapel of the Holy Cross. People come from all over the world to see this place, and if you're a fan of the Weather Warden book series by Rachel Cain (no pun intended), this building is a place of power in the books. Sedona, Arizona; September, 2005.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Along the McKenzie River. Obviously, I've manipulated this photo a little bit. Looks sorta like a watercolor, doesn't it? Rural Lane County, Oregon; November, 2003.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

A cool old Victorian house near the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets. (click on the thumbnail to check out how they even got the colors of the rainspout right). San Francisco, California; January, 2008.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Folks admire a mint-condition WWII bomber at an air show. Madras, Oregon; August, 2009.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Morrison Street Bridge across the Willamette River at night. (click on the thumbnail to better see the bridge or the rift in the sky). Portland, Oregon, August, 2009.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Along the Thames: The Eye and County Hall, taken from Westminster Bridge. London, UK, September, 2009.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Looking down a street that has been there at least since the Middle Ages. Auxerre, France; September, 2009.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

A part of the wall/roofline of Paul Allen's Music Experience. A totally amazing building. Seattle, Washington; April, 2008.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

The summer sky is reflected in a still forest pool. Shevlin Park, Bend, Oregon; August, 2008.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

A fountain seen through a wrought iron portal. (Click on the thumbnail to see the water falling or the detail on the tile). Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, Sedona, Arizona, September, 2005.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Another in my series of Lines, Light, Textures, and Colors. A doorway and steps on a downtown church. Obviously, this door is an outie. Portland, Oregon; April, 2009.

Friday, January 01, 2010

The rising sun meets the fog early in the morning. Along the Canal du Nivernais, Burgundy region of France; September, 2009.