Wednesday, September 24, 2008

ABC Wednesday - J is for Junk

J is for Junk.............

a motorcycle wreck in a salvage yard

There really is no hope for this one.

Even as parts it would be considered a long shot.

It can be truly classified as Junk, and will most likely be sold as scrap metal.

Not too many vehicles in the salvage yard are classified as junk - even though they look like it to the majority of people.

There is value in the smallest of pieces, and it takes experience and knowledge to know the difference.

As the economy gets tighter, and people begin to repair their vehicles instead of buying new, these "junks" will began to be seen in a new light.

It can also be thought of as another form of recycling - so it's good for the Earth too!

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  1. I considered J for junk too but whilst searching for a suitable picture found others instead.

  2. A very thoughtful J - I wish everyone shared that thought.

  3. Junk is something that all of us have in some dark corners, but the word never came to my mind, when I was thinking about J. Instead of junk, I went for jump...

    Anyway, nice job on pickin up the word and great photograph to go along with it. I hope it wasn't your bike.

  4. Leave it to you to make a piece of junk look like art!

    (I seriously love this photo!)

  5. One man's junk can certainly be another man's treasure..
    Neat way of thinking for the 'J' posting.


  6. It's very good to draw the attention to recycling! Your photo shows rightly what junk is. Well done!

  7. There's always demand for scrap metal! We see the men in vans on a constant mission! Not all have friendly faces.

  8. One person's junk is usually another person's treasure...

  9. In junk we drown...but they say there will be soon time when every piece of metal has a big value. Not that we are out of metal, we are out of oil to process it.

  10. Yes
    That definitely looks like Junk to me.
    Perfect photo for the letter L.

    Bear((( )))

  11. Hi!
    I like your "J". It's awesome. One man's junk is another man's treasure!! Take Care!!


  12. Hi Juha - No, it wasn't our bike. I do feel sorry for the bad for the person it belonged to though. Thanks for stopping by!

  13. Hilary - Glad you like it. Sometimes you just have to work with what's in front of you - even if it isn't pretty. I appreciate your comment!

  14. Denise - I hear you! Some of the people in the salvage yards are just as scary. I stick close to my husband's side.

  15. R and J - the price for scrap metal has risen dramatically over the last few months. Can only mean one thing - supplies are low. We need to be careful with all our natural resources! Thanks for stopping by!

  16. I thank each of my visitors for stopping by and leaving a thought. I will be stopping by your blogs within the next day or so! Take care!!

  17. true. perhaps scrap metal. better reused than in a landfill after all.

  18. I just found you through entrecard and I'm glad I did! I love your pictures!

  19. Hey Kathy, so true, great idea for junk, although I know some that would see it as treasure.

  20. You know what they say--"one man's junk is another man's treasure!"

    Great photo, great thoughts, great j post!

    See you next K!


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