All of Us Together

I found this photo on the floor of a bus. Nobody around to reclaim it. Wonder who are these women and children? Who lost it? It seems to be taken in Torpederas beach, Valparaíso, Chile. Says “year 1941″ on the back…”

Re-Entry Plan

Walking home from the park we stumbled upon a manila envelope, with two sheets of paper inside. The fact that the first sheet was unsigned by Tinley and that fact the envelope looked as if it had gotten wet (and subsequently dried) made Tinley’s feelings about the contract rather clear.

Our Youngest Boy In Our Family

These notes were posted on telephone poles around my corner – I left this one there for three months before grabbing it.

I Hope You Miss Me

I found this in a used photo album at a Goodwill store a few years ago. It now lives on my fridge – guests are always commenting on it.

Made Your Choice

Note found on sidewalk seems to be outlining what to say in an upcoming telephone conversation. Detroit circa 1988.

Party of Five

I found this yesterday inside the front cover of a used book. It says “Ken” on the back. Dig the kid’s natty plaid bow tie; goes well with the Shirley Temple.

Like a Hyena

I found this at the White Plains library in a book of Pablo Neruda poems.

Dear Grandma

Found in a used copy of Ronald Reagan’s book “In God I Trust” in a used bookstore in Portland.

Acid Family

My lover, Michelle, found an interesting toolbox at a garage sale. When she opened it, there were slides inside. She asked the man running the sale about them. He said he bought the box at a garage sale the previous year, but never ended up using it. Michelle bought the case, kept the slides, and … Continued