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discarded couches of portland

reed-discarded-couch-4-24-14After a slight drought, including one sighting of a chair which did not qualify for this blog, I walked by this beautiful creature on the Reed campus today. I was with Katie, otherwise I might have chalked this up to a fever dream. She let me borrow her phone to snap this picture, making sure I got the wicker side. I’m not sure where this couch originated (a professor’s nap couch?) but am certain it has already been snapped up. That’s just the way things go at Reed.


discarded couches of portland

Michigan couchToday was truly a magical day. Partner blogger McBone sent me the above image of a perfectly good discarded couch on the streets of East Lansing, Michigan. Then, on my ride home, I was confronted with the unprecedented sight of two discarded couches in a row:Couch 4-28-14Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined such a day. But the world continues to prove itself a wondrous place.


discarded couches of portland

These twin beauties were lined up and ready to go last Friday afternoon.
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discarded couches of portland

This couch brings the party! Check out that PBR. Go see it on SE Stark.
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discarded couches of portland

Apparently the weekend saw a visit from the discarded couch fairy! I saw this broken-down beauty on the corner of SE Woodward and 45th.
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discarded couches of portland

Today I stumbled upon Paradise. A paradise of ratty old discarded couches, at least. This pile of couches was outside the warehouse of a certain liberal arts college. My guess is they are the remnants of the school year. Evidence of a year well-lived. It was truly awesome standing before them. It was almost a religious experience.
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discarded couches of portland

On this glorious summer day, it was perhaps inevitable that I found a discarded couch. This wondrous specimen currently resides on NE Klickitat, though for how much longer is anyone’s guess.
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discarded couches of portland

Today was a two couch day! I can’t even imagine which gods to thank for my good fortune.
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discarded couches of portland

I’ve seen so many discarded couches this week I couldn’t keep up. Here are this week’s offerings.
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discarded couches of portland

TGIF
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