The gr8ful grind: September 2013

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, September 30, 2013

The Gare de Lyon train/metro station, as we continue our trip to the City of Light. Paris, France; September, 2013.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Art deco finish on the top of an apartment building near Gare de Lyon on a cloudy day. (Click the photo to see which one of those guys sprouted a garden) Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Canons on display in the late afternoon along Place Joffre in front of École Military, France's military academy. Paris, France; September, 2013.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A sculptor's tribute to The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls can be found during a stroll through Montmartre. (Click the photo to find the cast of the artist's butt) Paris, France, September, 2013.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Grand Ballroom of the Opera House. (You have really GOT to click on the photo to get the full effect) Paris, France; September, 2013.

Monday, September 23, 2013

And so we did! This weekend we returned from 10 days in Paris. Here's a pic of The Kid out on one of the balconies of the apartment we rented in the 9th arr. (Click the photo for more detail) Over the next few weeks, we'll regale you with photos of the trip.

Friday, September 20, 2013

The Whimpy Kid is making very strong hints that it's time to take him on a trip somewhere. I think I agree with him. Let's see what the future holds. Outside the Musee du Louvre, Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Sherman Hall on the campus of the Armed Forces Retirement Home. (Click on the photo for more detail) Washington, DC; August, 2013.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Floating down a canal to dinner at Peg Leg Pete's. (Click the photo for more detail) Pensacola, Florida; August, 2013.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Wasted away in….Las Vegas, Nevada; October, 2012.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Nighttime embraces the Granville Island Market. Vancouver, BC, Canada; April, 2013.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Detail of the icons above the door at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, consecrated in 1523. Sir Walter Raleigh is buried in front of the altar in this church. London, UK; September, 2009.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Grand Central on the Park still life. Seattle, Washington; September, 2013.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sunset draws its dramatic close over the marina. Gulfport, Mississippi; August, 2013.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Antique cars are always a favorite in the July 4th parade. Madras, Oregon; July, 2013.

Monday, September 09, 2013

Regular Grinders know we tend to make the annual Sisters Folk Festival and this year is no different. This year they changed it to the Sisters Folk & Blues Festival and the headliner was one of our all-time favorites: Pianist, songwriter, New Orleans funk and second line Grandmaster Jon Cleary and his latest band Jon Cleary & The Philthy Phew. He practically burned the tent down. One of the greatest live sets we've seen. Sisters, Oregon; September, 2013.

Friday, September 06, 2013

Looking West from the first deck of the Eiffel Tower. (Click the photo for a better look) Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

A totem pole sits between fragrant and colorful baskets hanging from lamp posts in Pioneer Square. (Click the photo for more detail) Seattle, Washington; September, 2013.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Taking a walk in Barksdale Park in the late afternoon. Gulfport, Mississippi; August, 2013.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

A windsurfer kicks up some spray on the Sound during a cloudy, 87-degree day. (Click the photo for more detail) Near Pensacola Beach, Florida; August, 2013.

Monday, September 02, 2013

Marble statue of Abraham Lincoln taken in the Lincoln Memorial a couple days before the celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have A Dream speech and the march on Washington. Washington, DC; August, 2013.