Thursday 16 September 2021
Reprise: Breakwater, As A Water Structure, Costa Rica and Oxnard, California
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A man stood atop one of the stone breakwaters that helped to protect the beaches and entry to the marina. That day was calm and warm. Signs that warned of danger intended to dissuade folks from walking on the breakwaters. But on such a placid day, there appeared little risk. The breakwater was still under construction. Quepos was creating a brand new marnia and a large dock to handle cruise ships. People walked behind this breakwater and on the sand of the beach that these huge stones protected. This was just one side of the channel that led from the harbor and marina out to the Santa Barbara Channel and then to the Pacific Ocean.
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Wednesday 15 September 2021
Reprise: Animalblog Eagles, As A Form Of Bird
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Bald Eagles are very numerous in Dutch Harbor, where they live year round. They are used to people and you see them perched on dumpsters and piers, looking for an easy meal. The African Fish Eagle is not a true fish eagle, rather it's actually a sea eagle. And yes, there are people for whom that fact matters.
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Tuesday 14 September 2021
2018 Litter As Book Cover Ideas, Round 2, As Waste Products, Deconstructly Discarded Improperly, San Francisco, California
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One of several photos submitted to George Jansen for the cover of his book "Haunts." This photo of a narrow urban alley was also rejected. One of several photos submitted to George Jansen for the cover of his book "Haunts." This photo of a littered and graffiti decorated alley was also rejected. One of several photos submitted to George Jansen for the cover of his book "Haunts." This photo of a barred window in the side of a brick building was also rejected. One of several photos submitted to George Jansen for the cover of his book "Haunts." This photo of a worn garage door was also rejected.
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Monday 13 September 2021
2018 Litter As Book Cover Ideas, Round 1, As Waste Products, Deconstructly Discarded Improperly, San Francisco, California
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Another image rejected by George was this view of trash discarded in the street alongside the curb. Another image rejected by George was this shot of two boxes filled with flattened boxes on a sidewalk. Another shot rejected by George was this shot of a purple wall in an alley upon which litter was spread. Another image rejected by George was this shot of a man asleep on a bench on the sidewalk. Another image rejected by George was this image of a soda cup spilled across a concrete sidewalk. Another image rejected by George was this part of an arm that belonged to a mural.
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Sunday 12 September 2021
2021 House Roof Failure, During Replacement, Eugene, Oregon
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Packages of new roof tiles broke loose and slide down the roof. A few of them became jammed in the gutter. Other roof tiles slid completely off the roof and crashed onto the patio. Some flower pots were smashed, and one of the bricks forming our old cold-frame was cracked in two. A small plant display house was also bent.
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Saturday 11 September 2021
2021 House Roof Removed, During Roof Replacement, Eugene, Oregon
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The old moisture barrier was underlayment of the old roof. Pieces of it fell from the roof onto a protective tarp below. Sadly some of the pieces landed on the patio and garden. The ladder used to access the roof was laid down next to our brush pile. It would be set up again when they returned to work on Monday. A view looking up at one of the inside skylights. Pieces of underlayment also landed atop the skylight. The old roof tiles were removed, starting at the crown and working one's way down from there. Packages of tiles were stacked atop the crown of the roof. That section of roof was covered with the new moisture barrier.
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Friday 10 September 2021
2021 Ladder, As A Found Tool, Eugene, Oregon
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A folded ladder leaned against the wall in the garage. It leaned beside a small refrigerator and a small freezer. The roofers set up a ladder to access the roof, just beyond the side door in the garage. Although it appeared to block access, the ladder was far enough away from the door to allow safely using it.
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Thursday 9 September 2021
2016 Groups of People, Gatherings Of People, Hi Dive Bar and Restaurant, San Francisco, California
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Dave walked beside Dave at the corner of Market and Castro in San Francisco. This was the border of the Castro which ended at Market Street. Denver (left) and Brandon (right) posed while seated on a log alongside a trail through Tilden Park. Their dog Dexter gazed off to the side. From left to right, Diane, David (her husband), David (George's friend), and George walked through a parking lot at mid-day. They strode as if in the final credits of an adventure film. Terry and Bryan sat on a log that bordered Lake in Tilden Park. Their dog Gypsy, held firmly in place, looked straight out at the camera.
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Wednesday 8 September 2021
Another Video, 2017 More Snow, As A Weather Event, Eugene, Oregon
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A second batch of video segments were assembled into this presentation.
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Tuesday 7 September 2021
2017 Dieter's Birthday, Dieter Welte, A Lad Displaced From LA to Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
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Dieter smiled as his slice of cake was set before him on the dining room table. Dieter sat at the head of the table and filmed his own birthday cake being carried in by his sister Denver. Dieter smiled as he showed off his next present, a pound of Peet's Coffee. Next to Dieter, Westley displayed his blue tongue. Dieter smiled as he read his first birthday card. It was a funny card that he read aloud for the amusement of everyone. Dieter reached into a large gift bag and was about to lift out yet another birthday gift. Westley helped Dieter open presents. Here, Westley was about to pull off the ribbon. Westley stood by Dieter and waited for a present that he could help open.
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Monday 6 September 2021
2017 Bryan Costales Birthday, As A Named Person, Eugene, Oregon
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Bryan wore reading glasses as he began to open his first present. Bryan appeared rested as he sat in a chair and waited for his birthday party to begin. His eyes drooped making him appear sleepy. Bryan's first present was a huge jar of Mount Olive Kosher Dills. Bryan pondered his birthday wish as he prepared to blow out the candles. A closer view of the birthday cake. It was covered with white frosting and then covered again with decorating sprinkles. Westley watched Bryan, hoping he might wake up for his party. Bryan's second gift was another jar of pickles. This second jar contained dill wedges.
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Sunday 5 September 2021
2021 Birthday, The Life Of, A Human Being Named Westley, Eugene, Oregon
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Westley challenged his grandmother to a guessing game. In this game, one had to correctly guess the characters on the shirt front. His grandmother, who also played video games, was very successful at character identification. Presents were wrapped and stacked on the dining room table. They awaited the arrival of Westley to unwrap them. Instead of a birthday cake, a glass tray was loaded with doughnuts for Westley's birthday. Westley's first present was a t-shirt decorated with characters from a video game. Westley displayed another gift, a remote controlled light bulb the could become almost any color. The center of the dining room table was decorated with a vase filled with sunflowers.
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Saturday 4 September 2021
Greenhouse, As A Garden Device, Eugene, Oregon
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A brand new combination greenhouse and cold frame was assembled on the far side of the shed. T-shaped bricks held it down on the path, while strings tied it back to the shed. A door rolled up and tied up at the front of the combination greenhouse and cold frame. When down, a zipper on each side would hold it tightly closed. Two screen windows could be rolled up to let in air. One such window was on each side of the combination greenhouse and cold frame. Metal shelves inside the combination greenhouse and cold frame were available to hold plants. The side view of the combination greenhouse and cold frame. Notice the strings holding it back to the shed.
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Friday 3 September 2021
Ribbon, As A Type Of Line, As A Found Thing, Eugene, Oregon
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A bowl of used ribbon remained on the table after Westley's Birthday Party ended. This ribbon was later moved into a plastic sack of assorted ribbons.
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