Time to expand my horizons a bit… on a lovely day in September.  Lots of rain and grey-ness this morning, but now it’s sunny so it’s time to WALK.  Lets hit the east side of the Willamette, shall we?

Apparently there has been some public art-ification of the east side esplanade.  Perhaps it’s just happened, or perhaps we missed it’s big unveiling.  No matter, I’m just curious anyway.

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Oooh… MONEY!

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I do sense a theme going on – something about trash and reuse – a popular theme here in Portland.

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I am personally thinking of re-using this grass to keep my tummy happy.  So I’m doing my part, ok?

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Some of the artworks were quite lovely.

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Even as we weren’t entirely sure what they were about.

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I also added a bit of my own personal touches to the artworks.  Notice how I carefully place some of my special aroma near another money-covered trash can.  All in the name of art, I tell you!

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This box says:  In one year the average American will produce 200 cubic feet of trash.

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These were quite clever – mama and I liked these the best.

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They are pinwheels, spinning in the wind.

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Made of old albums.  Pretty cool, eh?  If we still had a yard, we’d make some of these.

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Then there was this – by a relatively well-known Portland artist.  Not too sure what to think.  Not really intrigued, other than to give it a quick sniff.

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But wait – what is that off in the distance?

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I was really hoping that it was the worlds largest pine cone.  Now THAT would have been impressive.  But no, it’s some sort of large urban tumbleweed.

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We do love to look at art, and this was at least interesting.  And unexpected.  And fun to pee – near.

Love,

Bogart

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3 thoughts on “Reuse, Recycle, Re-Art”

  1. You sure expanded MY horizons, Bogie! 😀 My mams is now looking around to see what she can make some Aire-t for our garden from … errrr … for my Aire-tful-heartful peeing on it, of course. :mrgreen:

    Thanks, buddy, for taking me along on your mind-boggling and nose-tickling walkie!

    Luv,
    Bel

  2. We enjoyed our walk today ~ actually Mom went on it from her bed because she’s just come out of hospital after a bone graft and she’s resting. We loved seeing the fun artwork ~ and you Bogie!

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