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

A Day at the Beach

When about to embark on a mini UK tour with my friend’s band, we were loading up our van and I found a strip of 3 images on 120 negative film. I’m a photographer with access to a decent scanner, so this is what I found.

Aye Caramba

I was at Wal-Mart one day using the Kodak photo machine, and someone had left this photo in the scanner. I loved it so much, I paid for it so I could take it home. I like how everyone in the picture is frowning except the kid in the middle riding the horse. It never … Continued

July 19, 1985!!!!!

I bought my house in 2001 and hadn’t looked into the attic since then. But this year, to check the insulation, I grabbed a ladder and took a peek. My attic is one of those that is accessible only through a hatch in the ceiling, and you really can’t use it to hang out in … Continued

Tears of the Giraffe

included was a receipt from a Costco store dated 11/1/2003 and also this 5×7 photo.

Rough Childhood

While my family and I were walking on a trail I found this letter in some tall grass.

Our Shades

We found this in a free box on someone’s yard. It originally came in a broken frame, which someone tried to fix with peanut butter.

We Don’t Agree with Everything This Book Says

Our 10-year-old is becoming a little man so to help explain all the changes, we got some books out of the library. In this one book about puberty, he found these notes from a previous borrower, each sticky note placed at a page with the corresponding information. I wonder if Dad agreed with Mom. And … Continued

Love and Ansel Adams

My friend and I found this tucked in an Ansel Adams photography book at the Goodwill. The message was especially poignant, as we figured Dad must have died for this to reach the donation pile.