I know the code is solved, which takes the fun away from it just a little.
I found this inside a children’s book at Goodwill. I thought he might have included a footnote for a minute there but when I unfolded the paper, sadly there was not one. I feel sorry for his sisters.
I picked up this diary in the children’s section of a thrift store. In the first page of this comic, the raccoon tells the other guy that his lunch is yucky. Apparently, the other guy really knew how to defend his lunch.
I bought a meat grinder at Salvation Army and this note was in the box.
I found this at a local thrift store inside a 101 Dalmatians pencil case. I only picked it up since it was a case similar to one I used to own, and decided to look inside for no particular reason but nostalgia. I found this and a few other papers inside, the others reading “Gel … Continued
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.
I found this note in the parking lot of the Redwood Gospel Mission Thrift Store. There weren’t any obvious entrances or exits for a car to block, so the event probably happened elsewhere. And the thrift store people are all very nice.
This was found in a notebook that we use at the thrift store where I volunteer.
I found this Polaroid on the floor in Goodwill. I don’t know if there was a camera for sale and this is a test photo or if it fell out of an album or what. It’s probably expired film and it looks like it was stuck in the camera and somebody pulled it out. Must … Continued
It’s an amazing feeling to look into someone else’s life by holding in your hand something they have thrown away or lost. I treasure these items as fragments of true humanity. In finding and keeping these things I am helping to keep memories alive.