The gr8ful grind: February 2016

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, February 29, 2016

We had to make a quick-turnaround trip back before Christmas to make a switch with the son and as always, a camera was brought along for the trip. Luckily, too, so that we were able to snag this photo of Mt. Shasta. (Click the photo for a better view) Near Weed, California; December, 2015.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Love to walk around this town and see all the cool, ancient medieval things that sill exist. Province, France; September, 2015,

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Faux Paris, with monied interests and a touch of Jersey. Las Vegas, Nevada; May, 2015.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

This place rocks! Balance Rock on the right is a well-known and often photographed formation in Arches National Park, but this is the wider panorama from across the road. Moab, Utah; May, 2015.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

We've said it before and we'll say it again: just driving around and having one's camera ready can lead to interesting shots. This art gallery display was right along the highway to Hoover Dam. Boulder City, Nevada; October, 2012.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Boats moored on a windy day. (Click the photo for a larger view) Brookings, Oregon; August, 2015.

Friday, February 19, 2016

With all the photos of places that we have posted before, this must be Throwback Week. Or we just like those places so much we take lots of different photos of them. Sacre Coeur, Montmartre, Paris, France; September, 2015.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

We've shown this lantern before but with foliage growing all the time, it looks different each time, too. Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon; July, 2015.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Prisoners in Disguise: We can't wait until our annual trek to the Oregon Country Fair, and we'll wager you are breathlessly waiting to see what sort of pics we'll bring back from the annual happening this year. So we thought we'd give you a reminder of what we might look like as you walk around the OCF this season, if you do. Elmira, Oregon; July, 2014.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

We here at the Grind never tire of seeing our photos of Cathedral Rock, and we've got a plethora of them to review. Sedona, Arizona; May, 2010.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Here's another snag from the Winter Lights Festival. We've seen this guy before on his light-decked bike during Xmas time. (Click the photo for a better look)  Portland, Oregon; February, 2016.

Friday, February 12, 2016

One of the beautiful and colorful rose windows to be seen and admired in Notre Dame. Paris, France; September, 2015.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A sailboat rests moored on a sunny day awaiting its captain to board. Hood Canal, Washington; April, 2014

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Koosha Falls spews Spring runoff. Oregon High Cascades; March, 2011.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

One of the displays this past weekend at the Winter Light Festival. There's not truth to the rumor that the flower reached down and ate of the people below. (Click the photo for more detail). Portland, Oregon; February, 2016.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Basillica Sacre Coeur as the setting sun just colors its tips. Montmartre, Paris, France; September, 2015,

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Still more Buddhas of the West, although in this case you would be forgiven if you thought it to be a Kwan Yin. Jerome, Arizona; May 2010.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

A beacon totem with salmon also in the mix along the harbor area where many fishing boats dock. Brookings, Oregon; June, 2015

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Roll out the barrels! Cacti comin' atcha! Just an incredible display at the Huntington Museum and Gardens. (Click the photo for more detail)  Pasadena, California; May, 2015.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Parlor tricks: the lobby of the old Balch Hotel, If you ever want to go back in time to, say, the late 1800s, this is the place for you. Dufur, Oregon; August, 2016.