Some time in the last few days, someone thought it would be a swell idea to dump their old couch by the side of Hardman Avenue in South St. Paul. There’s little I find more dispiriting than these sorts of “events,” which occur far too frequently. What kind of person thinks so much of himself and so little of everyone else?
But here’s the accompanying dumped item I found interesting…
A fertilizer spreader suggests that perhaps the person who dumped this stuff has a certain pride in how the immediate area around his home appears — or did at one time.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.