Showdown

Found this interesting gem walking to the grocery store, makes me wonder why someone would take this and how it made its journey to the side of the road.

Salem St.

Picture found in garbage

Drumming

I found this picture in an alley behind a head shop in Boulder. It was cut out of a piece of glossy photo paper and was neatly leaned against a soda can. On the back it says “GET DRUMMED!”

The Eye of God

Found in a house that once belonged to Thomas Hornsby Ferril, the late poet laureate of Denver. Writing classes and workshops are now held in the building, but in the basement boxes of forgotten items line the walls. This picture was found in a dusty old trunk and was accompanied a letter that was postmarked … Continued

The Pretty Girl

I found this in one of my old purses. My youngest wrote it to me. Apparently she hid it there with high hopes I would find it. It’s been at least a year and half since I used that purse. Sad.

There’s a Lot of Gray Areas

Found this while cleaning out a respond-to-the-art journal in the Denver Art Museum. At first it made my blood run cold, but on reflection I suppose I can empathize with that buzz of heightened self-awareness that follows an experience that just might change everything (but before it actually has).

On Paper Only

My husband was helping a good friend clean up an apartment one of his tenants had abandoned.

5 Axes

A friend found this in a classroom, presumably after a lecture on abnormal psychology (these are the five axes for the clinical diagnosis of psychological disorders) at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Limpy Love Note

I found this in the pocket of a pair of pants dropped off where I work (at a dry cleaner’s – we have to check all the pockets before the clothes go into the machines).