I found this while checking out an abandoned farm here near St. Peter. I discovered an old photo album which had obviously been wasting away in what was left of one of the sheds. Years of weather had taken its toll, but there, tucked towards the center was this picture in almost perfect condition.
I found this note on day in my classroom after the kids left. I was initially sad to hear that somebody had a rough morning and then i realized that some of the kids hadn’t been on task the entire time during the period dedicated to silent sustained reading.
Polaroid of baby with headphones from November of 1966 that I found in a thrift store.
I found this message typed on a 3×5 card tucked into my dad’s Complete Works of Shakespeare college textbook.
I found this in a yard where the tenant once threatened to shoot my dog for sniffing around. My favorite part is that Russell decided to spare his friend the anguish of discovering his problems were public knowledge. Hopefully a bad temper isn’t one of Jon’s problems, or else Russell Jr. might have to worry … Continued
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
A while back, I found a bunch of slide carousels. I don’t know who they belonged to originally, but some of the people appear in multiple slides, so that’s one clue. The dates are stamped on the slides and range from 1970 to 1979. Most are overseas vacation photos, but it’s the family photos which … Continued
Back in the day, my father had two main hobbies: garage sale-ing and stamp collecting. The way that these two hobbies manifested themselves in combination was when my dad would go to an estate sale (meaning someone has died), he would purchase the deceased’s collection of letters. He then would browse for any stamps of … Continued
A beautiful moment where a proud papa looks down adoringly on his newborn daughter (I’m assuming this is the relationship). She almost fits entirely into his two hands! On the back a child, presumably an older version of the babe in the photo, has written: This I will definitely keep. Very sad to think that … Continued