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At a third course, the Trinity served me again. Rockwood Golf Course features a series of holes laid out along a long curve in the river, such that a seemingly straight shot toward the green in fact takes the ball out over the river. The stretch of the river is too deep and too dirty for golf ball diving—but on a little-used spit of public land across its long curve from the course, lost golf balls nestle in the tall grass like so many little white Easter eggs. As must already be obvious, this is absurd: skidding to a stop for a penny, belly crawling for golf balls while having my scrounged shorts damn near torn oV, wealthy golfers hooking and slicing me a living of sorts.

Spotting a coin or tool or lead weight, quickly checking the traYc behind and in front of me, I’d cut a tight circle, swooping back around to brake and pick up the object. Once I moved to my scrounged BMX bicycle, this sort of rhythmic scrounging also moved to a diVerent level. Built small and close to the ground, the bike oVered a particularly detailed examination of street objects, and a very short turning radius upon their discovery. But with coaster brakes that regularly malfunctioned, it also oVered others an odd sight: my left leg splayed out, my foot dragging, as I circled and attempted to stop, sometimes on a dime.

Once in, clambering amid honeybees buzzing discarded soda cans for their corn syrup, the accidental accretion of tossed-in materials makes for some relatively risky exploration, with false bottoms, angled piles of debris that give way under foot, and accumulations of rain water underneath. Rollaways’ contents, though, make them well worth the eVort, and worth the consequent cuts, bruises, and bee stings. Especially good resources for copper wiring and copper pipe, aluminum scrap, lumber, tools, and antique Wxtures, their size is such that they also become home for everything from discarded doors and windows to riding mowers and bicycles.

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