Bay and Beach Flotsam: Brunswick!

:Bay and Beach Flotsam: Brunswick!

Bay and Beach Flotsam: Brunswick!

2010-03-23T14:46:23+00:00March 23rd, 2010|Pollution, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Or, for “The King of Them All” . . . Roto Grip!

I regularly shoot images of bay and beach flotsam, documenting the end result of our trashy habits. So, when I saw this bowling ball on a beach in Alameda, it was going to be just that — a quick documentation of San Francisco Bay litter. (Hugh and I do try to dispose of the most egregious litter we find, but sometimes the shoreline is one long strip of chaff.)

It wasn’t until I got eye level with the bowling ball that I saw the unavoidable allusion to Wilson. Brunswick’s half-assed grin seems more 70s smiley face than bloody handprint. But how often do you get the chance to anthropomorphize a bowling ball on a beach?

bowling ball on beach

Beach Ball - ©ingridtaylar

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  1. Tovar Cerulli March 23, 2010 at 3:27 pm - Reply

    Fantastic. Love it.

  2. ingrid March 24, 2010 at 8:40 pm - Reply

    Much appreciated, Tovar.

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