Tuesday, August 13, 2013

August 13, 2013. Abandoned

Seoul has a lot of abandoned bicycles. It seems for every 10 bicycles you see at a stand, 1 of them is abandoned. It's even worse for those in front of housing, then sometimes up to half of them are old, rusty and falling apart. Sometimes they don't even have seats or the tires have been flat so long they're beginning to crack at the bottom. This one was overgrown with vines, and it's such a waste, but this happens to anyone with anything. Think about the things you have laying around that you never use but you keep because "you never know when you might need it" or "you never know when you might feel like using it." I'm not saying we should throw everything we don't use out, but pointing out that there are things that aren't being used by us that someone else could get a lot out of. I've experienced a lot of that the last moving, getting rid of things that hurt to get rid of but where not getting any use, and then adopting things other people weren't using into our own house (like a broken desk chair, the wheels and base were completely gone so we turned it into a floor chair!) A bicycle overgrown with vines is such a shame... Today I saw a homeless person who was on a bicycle that didn't even have tires...

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