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Quite the morning…

June 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

This morning (first steps in the dank, humid air at 6:05) featured a little bit of everything: off roading in a manner of speaking, a bag-busting jumble of trash (plus some [...]

The Good Samaritan…

March 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

I should learn to look at things other than sidewalks as I drive through my ‘hood. Yesterday I spied a McDonald’s bag that had disintegrated upon impact when it [...]

Neither snow nor…

February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

To paraphrase the U.S. Postal Service, neither snow, nor rain (etc.) would keep me from my appointed rounds last night. For a guy who’s lived in Wyoming, Nebraska and [...]

A bad day in a good way…

July 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

There are different barometers of my days spent hauling in trash/junk/assorted other shit along my path; volume (i.e. bag buster amounts), removal of specialty plastic items [...]

Beating the rain…

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Here is the #1 rule for anyone walking when rain is forecast: “The rain shall fall hardest when the walker is furthest from home.” That’s how it works, and [...]

Make yourself useful…

June 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

When I was a kid not doing much, which was often, my dad would tell me – in jest, I think – to “Make yourself useful.” It’s been a struggle to [...]