It Saddens Me

I found this in a copy of the book “The Bridges of Madison County” that I bought at a yard sale. The mom in that book had a romantic rendezvous when her kids were out of town.

Happy Days

There’s a homeless man who lives on a street corner that I pass by every day on my way to school. One day he was gone, and in his place an open bag with things spilling out, this Polaroid blowing away.

Plaid Clad Girls

My car was stolen from the front of my house. When it was recovered a few days later, these were in my car: -A dusty, leather and wood chair -One volume of the Christian bible -This crumpled snapshot of plaid-clad girls

The Fam

I found this while rummaging around Goodwill. The writing on the back reads “Brenda and Edward and the baby 4 – 1993.” I keep it in my wallet now and pull it out from time to time thinking about where these people are now.

Genes Family

Says “Genes family Part 1977″ on back, written in red, faded ink.

Cocktail and Cigs

I found this slide about 10 years ago when I moved into my house. It was found behind a built-in shelving unit in one of the bedroom closets that I removed when painting. I tossed it into a box of pictures since I had no slide projector or scanner to view it with. About a … Continued


Sweet note from Mommy. Found near Stony Brook Station, Orange Line, Jamaica Plain, MA

Dylan is the best!

I found a packet of these, all drawn on index cards and clipped together, in the CVS dumpster. I don’t know if Dylan put them there or whether his mom drew them and then had second thoughts about giving them to Dylan. They’re really sweet!

From the Farm to the City

Found in two different places, months apart. It’s probably just the photo quality, but it sure looks like it could be the same little boy.

Photo Booth of the Seventies

This was found in a used book that my boyfriend was reading. It is a perfect seventies photo of what looks like a mom and her daughter. Mom has freshly done her lipstick and has the perfect sunglasses on while her daughter is enjoying the thrill of the photo. Finding this seventies shot in a … Continued