The gr8ful grind: November 2012

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, 2012

Houses front the Yonne River, while grapes on the vine ripen in the sun at the vineyard on the hill. Joigny, France; September, 2009.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

City Hall on a cloudy morning. (Click on the photo for more detail) San Francisco, California; September, 2006.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

It was 20 years ago today….ok, not really. It was just last month that I snagged this. Display case in the Mirage Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada October, 2012.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

When trees give up. (Click the photo for more detail) Clackamas, Oregon; November, 2012.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Top of a totem pole against a clouded sky. Campbell River, BC, Canada; April, 2012.

Friday, November 23, 2012

The sitting area of our bohemian apartment we rented on the rue Croix des Petits Champs. Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Lobby of the Benson Hotel. Portland, Oregon; January, 2012.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Upstairs area in the old barn. (Click on the photo for more detail) DD Ranch, Terrebonne, Oregon; October, 2012.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The sitting room in the David Cole Queen Anne Victorian Mansion. Portland, Oregon; June, 2012.

Monday, November 19, 2012

This week, we're going to concentrate on interiors. We'll begin with this one of my own personal manservent, Brent. (Click on the photo to read the inscription on the mantel clock) Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC, Canada; April, 2012.

Friday, November 16, 2012

A large piece of whimsical art in the park area along rue Rambuteau in front of Cathedral Saint-Eustache near Les Halles.  (Click the photo to get a much better sense of the art, or to compare it to the art in the architecture behind)  Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The water fountain show in the pond out front of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. It was much more entertaining than we thought it would be. We recommend it. (Click on the photo for more detail) Las Vegas, Nevada; October, 2012.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The season begins to change the colors of the leaves on trees. Black Butte Ranch, Oregon; October, 2012.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The back deck of the Trading Post. Red Rock State Park, Morrison, Colorado; September, 2012.

Monday, November 12, 2012

A sun dog shows itself at sunrise over Puget Sound. I didn't even realize the sun dog was there when I took the photo, only seeing it when I put it on the computer screen. Port Angeles, Washington; APril, 2012.

Friday, November 09, 2012

The world's largest 4-faced clock sits atop Elizabeth Tower, the north tower of the Palace of Westminster. The tower was so named this past summer in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The tower, of course, also houses the gigantic bell known as Big Ben. It's one thing to see this tower in photographs, but it's quite another emotional event to stand across the street and look up at it. London, UK; September, 2009.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Clouds look down upon a museum dedicated to early settlers. Fort Rock, Oregon; August, 2012.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The view down a canal to the bridge. (Click the photo for more detail) Sunriver, Oregon; October, 2012.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

The back side of Hoover Dam, taken from the Arizona side looking toward the Nevada side. No mater how long it takes you to walk across the dam (usually about 10 minutes) you gain a hour with the walk. Or lose an hour if you're coming the other way. We did both, as we parked in Arizona, walked over to Nevada, and then back to the car in Arizona. Near Boulder City, Nevada; October, 2012.

Monday, November 05, 2012

A busker does a bit of twisting and a few gyrations as he juggles three balls. Yes, that's his foot behind his head. Boulder, Colorado; September, 2012.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Tourists, artists, and restaurants all combine to offer a cacophony of sites, sounds and smells on the Place du Terte, Montmartre. (Click the photo for more detail) Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Time to bring the harvest in; Thanksgiving is on its way. DD Ranch, Terrebonne, Oregon; October, 2012.