What can you do if, as a bottle collector, your gatherings overwhelmed your house?
Some folks have the answer as seen in the photo – create a bottle grave. It is different, organizes some of your stuff, is attractive, can be added to at the end of any event, pleases your wife and solves a problem.
A win, win idea.
Our backyards have been the attention of many folks such as the Communities in Bloom, the barbecue crowd, Saturday night guests and visitors from out of town. This invention clearly would add another dimension (depth) to the view out the kitchen window.
As Shakespeare wrote “Alas poor Yorick, I knew him well.”
I’d drink to that!
Andy Motherwell is an amateur historian and regular Observer columnist.