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I used to blog here mostly using local photos about my neighborhood or Washington DC or other places I visited. But I took a break from the blog for a few months and then found myself posting about crafts and sewing projects I have done or are doing. These involve fabric recycling or re-use and refashioning of clothes, or other frugalities. I've left up the previous blogs and may occasionally revert to those topics again. May your days be blessed with miracles, surprises and creativity too!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Neighborhood Oddments: A Little Dog, a Bike, Mattresses and a Chair

Little dog likes to ride
Bike stuck in tree
Mattresses stuffed behind drainpipe
Weathered chair in alley
I was just driving slowly through the neighborhood over the past coupla months and saw some interesting things that caught my eye.  For instance, this little dog was quite happy to be in the front seat looking out as the car drove down the street.  Then there's this bicycle piece caught up in a tree,  perhaps it thought it was a plant or something.  Then, what about those mattresses tucked  neatly behind a water drainpipe? Who put them there? Are they serving some purpose like buffering some noise or stopping cars get scratched or something? And I nearly picked up this ole weathered chair a few times, with some idea to paint it but then decided to just leave it there, as it really did look good, all grey against the red fence wood.  I just never know what surprises might be in store for me when I drive through my neighborhood.



2 comments:

  1. these certainly are odd items --especially the bike and the chair and the mattresses. Are they still there or were they on their way to the trash lot?

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  2. I think this stuff has been abandoned. I think people don't know how to get junk picked up by the city or how to get it taken to the dump...

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