I was able to complete my backup scripts for the WordPress site lickity split. I also found that grive in ports is broken and should be deprecated since the Google API it uses has been defunct since 2012. I had to download and compile grive2 from the interwebs (a quick search will yield success).
Here is a link to the wordpress backup script: WordPress Backup
And a link to the BSD version of the Google Drive backup script: GoogleDrive Backup Script (BSD). The BSD version points to /usr/local/bin/bash instead of /bin/bash, but that could likely be soft linked.
FYI, I pass the TARGETDIR in through the script’s args but here is an example of how my crontab looks like on the WordPress server:
0 0 * * * /home/brodey/src/Scripts/backupWordPressh.sh
30 0 * * * /home/brodey/src/Scripts/backupBSDFilesToGoogleDocs.sh /FreeNAS/WordPress
Yes, I’ll eventually have a “common place” for all of my scripts to run and better maintainability but this is a “get something in place now” type of deal.