People are creative. People are weird.
While out and about in any of the cities where I’ve lived recently, I’ve encountered quirky or unexpected sights. Sometimes, I have encountered these while a camera was handy. Ergo:
When we moved to Ashland, changing cities was more of a novelty than it’s become. Because it was so new, I ended up taking my camera around more than usual. That is partly why there are so many pictures from there. Also, Ashland just seems to have a higher percentage of quirk than other places.
One of the first days I was in Ashland, I came across this mannequin head and immediately formed an impression of the town.
Further along the same trail, I hit a stretch of these alternative ways of recycling:
Then there’s the Monkey tree, and of course, a baseball-cap birdhouse.
Ah, but Bend and Bellingham have their own examples, including a couple of cemetery shrines.