Friday 1 July 2022
Old Power Station, A City Location, Eugene, Oregon
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A closer view of the Old Power Plant revealed more broken windows. The sign embedded in the concrete in front of the Old Power Plant formed a circle and was covered in more illegible words. The power that the Old Power Plant formerly generated was still connected to the grid. The side of the Old Power Plant as it looked just before it was to be remodeled. Many transformers remained behind a concrete fence. The Old Power Plant building was protected by a chain-link fence topped with razor wire. Old pipes ran from the Old Power Plant into the Willamette River. Those pipes accessed water to make steam. The river-facing side of the Old Power Plant was covered with broken windows.
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Thursday 30 June 2022
Smith Family Bookstore Graffiti, As A Part Of Oregon Deconstruction, Eugene, Oregon
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A wide angle shot of the whole brick wall at the end of the parking lot behind Smith Family Bookstore. A sign posted in the front widow of Smith Family Bookstore was titled, "Masks Optional." Underneath those word was a list of rules. Graffiti even covered the front of a dumpster behind the wall of the Smith Family Bookstore. A sad face and other graffiti words covered the lower part of a brick wall behind Smith Family Bookstore. A book sample was displayed in the front window of Smith Family Bookstore. That book was titled, "The Book Of Courage," by Hermann Hagedorn .
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Wednesday 29 June 2022
Potentilla Flower, In The Back Yard, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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The first red flower on one of our two Potentilla bushes had finally bloomed. The red flower was small and near a boulder. A closer view of our first red flower on one of our two Potentilla bushes that had just bloomed. Next to that flower were two more buds.
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Tuesday 28 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park Way In, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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A street sign inside Downtown Riverfront Park illustrated that this was the corner of 5th Avenue and Ferry Street. Access into Downtown Riverfront Park was across a road and down a path toward the covered picnic area. Motor vehicle access to Downtown Riverfront Park was along a road from the north. A large sticker was adhered to the sidewalk. It was shaped like an arrow and indicated the way into "Downtown Riverfront Park." A plaque on the other side of a cyclone fence explained, "Millrace Industrial Site History."
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Monday 27 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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Two kinds of seating were provided. A group of two blue tables with matching chairs created a pleasant spot to picnic. Beyond the tables and chairs was a self-shading set of three benches. A modest restroom was provided for the crowds that would someday occupy this Downtown Riverfront Park. A closer view of one of the three self shaded benches that faced the river. A regular bench was mounted on the bicycle path. That bench had its back to a large field of dirt behind a portable fence. A closer shot of one of the two blue tables with matching chairs that provided seating for a picnic or perhaps a game of chess.
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Sunday 26 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park Art, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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Photographs of people were printed on the slats that made up one of the borders at the edge of the new Downtown Riverfront Park in Eugene, Oregon. The most striking part of this image was the sparkling design on the glasses. Young and old versions of the same face were combined before printing on the border fence. A somber face stared out at the people viewing it. A closer view of the half face at the extreme right-hand edge of the display. If you look carefully, you can see the individual slats that made up the face. One of the faces on the border fence had faded to the point that it was almost ghost-like.
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Saturday 25 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park Grass, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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Beyond the vast spread of new grass stood one of the new shade producing covers facing the riverfront. A vast area of new grass lay ready and un-mowed for the first feet or paws to walk on it. A sign, posted on the edge of the new grass, read: Please Help Our Grass Grow! Please help our grass get established by not walking in this area until it is ready for feet or paws Thank you
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Friday 24 June 2022
Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia, In The Side Yard, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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A much closer view of our the flowers on our most flowering Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plant located in the side yard. A closer view of the leaves and flowers of our two Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plants. A closer view of the flowers on one of our two Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plants located in the side yard. One of our Hebe Buxifolia plants had more flowers then the other. These two plants were purchased from Jerry's Home Improvement store. This tag came with the plants.
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Thursday 23 June 2022
Boulder, As A Form Of Rock, As A Found Thing, Between East 6th Avenue and Union Pacific Tracks, Eugene, Oregon
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The boulders lay far down, past large plants, almost all the way to a cluster of trees. Boulders were scattered across the ground between East 6th Avenue and the Union Pacific railroad tracks. If not for the "No Trespassing" sign, this might appear to be a placid seating area. Multicolored pebbles lay on the ground between several boulders. A glass jar lay on the ground by one of the boulders. Off to its left was a small green lid. Broken glass lay scattered across the ground by one of the boulders. Boulders were back lit that lay near the entrance.
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Wednesday 22 June 2022
White Roses, As Flowering Plants, Eugene, Oregon
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Three white rose bushes grew behind our spring tulips on the neighbor's half of our side yard. A closer view of the white roses growing on one of the three rose bushes alongside our driveway. The center of each white rose varied in color from a pale yellow to a deep orange. A more distant view of the three white rose bushes growing on the neighbor's side of the narrow land separating our driveways.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022
Blackberry Flowers, As A Form Of Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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A few of the delicate white flowers formed a contrast to the dangerously spiked stems nearby. Some buds have not yet opened. But many of them have opened to form small, lovely white, flowers. Loads of blackberry's white flowers have bloomed against our back fence. A closer view of a few of the blackberry bush's flowers showed them off in detail.
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Monday 20 June 2022
More Brown Heuchera (Coral Bells), As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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The first leaves of our brown heuchera plant were just beginning to grow in our back yard. Our backyard brown Heuchera plant grew three tall, but thin, stalks upon which tiny white flowers bloomed. Another view of our reddish-brown heuchera plant. This view illustrated how its leaves overlap. A closer view of the reddish-brown leaves of our heuchera plant. This heuchera was planted last year and we thought it had died. But this year, it had bounced back with vigor. A closer view of the tiny white flowers that bloomed on the brown Heuchera plant.
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