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Depth of field

Robin on the golf course

My random, desktop image of the day comes from the Eagle Point Golf Club. The year was 2013. I was supposed to be shooting golfers, but, you know, that isn’t very exciting, and I was bored.

Butte Creek Mill destroyed on Christmas morning

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Back in 2011 I posted some photos of our visit to Butte Creek Mill. A few days ago, an early morning fire wiped out the place. Today I’m posting a few more images (two of the interior and one of the exterior) from 2011. The fire photo is from the internet.

The first mill was constructed here in 1872. Some things from the original mill still survived until Christmas of 2015. Additions and changes to the building took place between 1912 and the 1930s. The mill had been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976. It’s all gone now. The current plan is to rebuild.

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Butte Creek Mill (Eagle Point, Oregon) in June 2011

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Butte Creek Mill Fire

The Wood House

The Wood House, in Eagle Point, Oregon, turns 145 years old this year. I have never been inside. In fact, until a recent trip to hike near Crater Lake, I had never stopped even though it is right on the road. I paused for this photo because 1) I was by myself in the car for once and 2) the fog made the setting look extra good.

Robin on Eagle Point Golf Course

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Bird @ Eagle Point Golf Course

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bird in cattails @ Eagle Point Golf Course

I have recently posted a lot of people pictures. Today’s photo is a bit of a change of pace.

5th Annual Raider Red Zone Golf Shootout

Raider Red Zone Golf Shootout

2013 Raider Red Zone Golf Shootout

While the golf shootout last weekend was a fifth time event, next weekend an event will be happening for a first time to benefit SOU student-athletes. Casino Night will take place on May 17 at the Lithia Dodge Superstore in Medford. All money raised by the event will go to the Raider Club, which raises money for SOU Athletics and scholarships for SOU student-athletes.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and include entry, beer and wine, appetizers, and 10 raffle tickets. You can play casino games such as blackjack, craps, roulette, and Texas Holdem poker to win more raffle tickets. Prizes to be raffled off at about 9 p.m. include vacations to Puerto Vallarta and the Oregon Coast, artwork, televisions, electronics, rounds of golf, and much more.

To purchase tickets call the SOU athletic department at 541-552-6772.


louie's Raider Red Zone Golf Shootout

Another photo today from last weekend’s golf shootout in Eagle Point

Mount McLoughlin from Eagle Point

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16th fairway at Eagle Point Golf Course with view of Mt McLoughlin

Nazi biscuits?

Swastika symbol on biscuit container

I spotted these containers in Butte Creek Mill along with a ton of other antiques. The swastika was actually a very popular symbol before Hitler and the Nazis made it infamous. I’m guessing that means these biscuit tins are pre-1935. Care for a swastika biscuit from Portland, Oregon?

Happy 4th of July

old classic vintage fireworks fire crackers

For the second year in a row, I’m not in the USA to celebrate Independence Day. Instead, I’m teaching today in Copenhagen, Denmark. I took today’s photo of some vintage fireworks and other Americana last month in the entryway at Butte Creek Mill. There were some fun, old items in the display case like this “Remember Pearl Harbor” pin, Dixie Boy Brand Flashlight Crackers, Doughboy Mammoth Caps, and other old-school fire crackers.

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