Sunday 3 July 2022
Ranunculus Bulbosus "Buttercup" Flower, In The Back Yard, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon
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A couple days later, our Ranunculus Bulbosus "Buttercup", had developed many flowers. Four blooms, and one faded flower, graced the top of our Ranunculus Bulbosus "Buttercup" growing in our "Well" raised garden in the back yard. The first and only flower blooming, on our Ranunculus Bulbosus "Buttercup", was a bright yellow. Our Ranunculus Bulbosus "Buttercup" grew tall at the back of the "Well" raised garden in our backyard.
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Saturday 2 July 2022
Aged Bricks, in 2022, On Side of Farmers Union Coffee, Eugene, Oregon
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A closer view, of the weathered bricks, on the side of Farmers Union Coffee. The weathered bricks on the side of Farmers Union Coffee had taken on a deep red hue. The Farmers Union Coffee building was built of brick. That brick used to be painted white, but that white paint over the years had weathered off the bricks. The upper bricks on the wall of Farmers Union Coffee were weathered too.
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Friday 1 July 2022
Old Power Station, A City Location, Eugene, Oregon
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Old pipes ran from the Old Power Plant into the Willamette River. Those pipes accessed water to make steam. 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. A sign was embedded in the concrete of the new path in front of the Old Power Plant. That sign read, in part, "Electrical Transmission, the Coils the Insulators the Terminals." The side of the Old Power Plant as it looked just before it was to be remodeled. 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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More graffiti covered the back wall of Smith Family Bookstore. Black paint covered part of the wall that formed the back of Smith Family Bookstore. The lower part of the sign explained that ill-parked cars might be towed. More graffiti covered the left end of the brick wall at the end of the parking lot behind Smith Family Bookstore. A tiny portion of that graffiti read, "End Civi." A wide angle shot of the whole brick wall at the end of the parking lot 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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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. The first red flower on one of our two Potentilla bushes had finally bloomed. The red flower was small and near a boulder.
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Tuesday 28 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park Way In, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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A plaque on the other side of a cyclone fence explained, "Millrace Industrial Site History." A new asphalt path provided access for pedestrians and bicycles to Downtown Riverfront Park. Motor vehicle access to Downtown Riverfront Park was along a road from the north. The path into Downtown Riverfront Park passed underneath a section of elevated freeway. Access into Downtown Riverfront Park was across a road and down a path toward the covered picnic area. Park access was at the end of 5th Avenue and kitty-corner across the street and across railroad tracks. A train had just passed, so access to the entry path was clear and accessible.
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Monday 27 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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Power lines ran over the path leading into the park. This shot was taken while looking north from the south entrance to the new Downtown Riverfront Park. Fresh native grass had just been planted next to the path leading into the new Downtown Riverfront Park. 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. A large roof covered a dozen blue picnic tables with matching chairs. The covered area was the north-most end of the new Downtown Riverfront Park. A non-self-shaded bench also possessed a dramatic view of the river.
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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. 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. Young and old versions of the same face were combined before printing on the border fence.
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Saturday 25 June 2022
Downtown Riverfront Park Grass, A New Park, Eugene, Oregon
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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 A vast area of new grass lay ready and un-mowed for the first feet or paws to walk on it. Beyond the vast spread of new grass stood one of the new shade producing covers facing the riverfront.
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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 closer view of the flowers on one of our two Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plants located in the side yard. A closer view of the leaves and flowers of our two Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plants. One of our Hebe Buxifolia plants had more flowers then the other. A much closer view of our the flowers on our most flowering Hebe "Patty's Purple" Buxifolia plant located in the side yard. 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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Broken glass lay scattered across the ground by one of the boulders. The boulders lay far down, past large plants, almost all the way to a cluster of trees. A glass jar lay on the ground by one of the boulders. Off to its left was a small green lid. 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. Boulders were back lit that lay near the entrance. Multicolored pebbles lay on the ground between several boulders.
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Wednesday 22 June 2022
White Roses, As Flowering Plants, Eugene, Oregon
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A more distant view of the three white rose bushes growing on the neighbor's side of the narrow land separating our driveways. Three white rose bushes grew behind our spring tulips on the neighbor's half of our side yard. The center of each white rose varied in color from a pale yellow to a deep orange. A closer view of the white roses growing on one of the three rose bushes alongside our driveway.
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