The gr8ful grind: September 2014

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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Looking out over the fish cleaning sink into the marina proper at the end of the day. Gulfport, Mississippi; August, 2013.

Monday, September 29, 2014

We recently got to spend some more time with one of our favorite of the younger quality musical acts: The Band of Heathens. The Heathens seem to come around about this time every year from their home base in Austin, Texas. Mississippi Studios, Portland, Oregon; September, 2014.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Detail on the Gates of Hell by Rodin (Click on the photo for a much better view). There is another edition of this same cast in the Musee de O'rsay. Musee Rodin, Paris, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Meanwhile, out in the garden things are still green. Japanese Garden,Portland, Oregon; October, 2013.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A totem stands guard outside the British Columbia Parliament building one sunny morning. Victoria, BC, Canada; April, 2012.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

You are confined by the walls you build yourself: A colorful building discovered on a recent photowalk. (Click the photo for a better view) Portland, Oregon; September, 2014.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Evergreens wrap their boughs around a vine maple as Autumn begins in the high Cascades. Somewhere along Highway 26, Oregon; September, 2014.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Evidently bird cages are a thing in France. We found this wonderful little shop in the basement of a villa built into the rock. Provins, France; September, 2013.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A meadow vista out along the Yellowstone River. Clouds usually dot the sky, but as you can see if you click on this photo, the rain pretty much evaporates before it reaches ground level during the summer months. (Click on the photo to really get the best view) Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; August, 2014.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Medieval Metal: One of the booths at the recently attended Oregon Renaissance Faire. Hillsboro, Oregon; September, 2014.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

We recently participated in a photowalk meet-up sponsored by the folks at one of our all time favorite photo software, onOne, that occurred during an evening street fair here in town. Snagged this one during the walk. Portland, Oregon; August, 2014.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Just after sunrise out on the deck of the best B&B in which we have ever stayed: The Beach House. Thank you, Andy! Comox, BC, Canada; April, 2014.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Galerie VĂ©ro-Dodat after hours. The apartment we rented was just above this wonderful place. (Click the photo for a better view) Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

We recently attended our very first Renaissance Fair and were suitably impressed with what we saw, including a boy and his barn owl. Hillsboro, Oregon; September, 2014.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mammoth Hot Springs. We were here in the mid-80s and the color was even more spectacular. but in the early 90s there was an earthquake that plugged up most of the springs, so it's not nearly so colorful these days. Yellowstone National Park; August, 2014.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The local trading post. Redmond, Oregon; July, 2014

Monday, September 08, 2014

Down at the docks along the Gulf Coast. Gulfport, Mississippi; April, 2014

Friday, September 05, 2014

That's Pavillon Ferrie across the way on the first deck of the Eiffel Tower. Since they've been renovating that deck for well over a year, we have no idea if it's still there anymore. Paris, France; September, 2011.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

No matter which US state you live in, it's always fun to go to your state fair. Salem, Oregon; August, 2014.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Last week we participated in an photo walk sponsored by one of our favorite photo software companies, onOne. We can't say enough about the folks at onOne, how nice they are, and how terrific we find their software. In any case, this is one of the pics we snagged that evening along Alberta Street. Portland, Oregon; August, 2014.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Anachronistic helmet recently seen. (Click the photo to see the hammered detail) Salem, Oregon; August, 2014.

Monday, September 01, 2014

The city has a new bridge: Tillicum Crossing. It's not quite finished yet and will be used exclusively for the city's transit trains and for bicycles. Click the photo for a better view. Portland, Oregon; August, 2014.