|marbles, medicine bottles, ceramic shards, and even a little porcelain bird!|
|notice the melted bottle? Yes, the dump fires left a lot of strangely shaped glass|
|I'm not sure the tire is vintage turn of the century!|
|The child's size insole was poignant in all the detritus|
I know that we generate more (and worse) trash today, but the site of all this sliding into the ocean made me think of the lifespan of all the objects I have, use, and/or discard. Yes, we recycle now. But I couldn't help thinking of the huge knot of plastic in the pacific ocean as I picked treasures from this trash.
Stay tuned for a more uplifting post about my amazing two weeks in Eastport, Maine!!