The Other Stuff

Found in between the pages of a book I was leafing through at Goodwill. It was in a little envelope with Faulkner Flowers in San Marcos, TX, on it. I also found a brochure for a workshop on reaping your social security benefits circa 1991 in the same book. I’d love to know what the … Continued

Love, Mila

I found this tucked between the pages of a textbook in a thrift store. What’s the reason for placing a towel on someone’s pillow?

Puzzled

I found this in the case of a Polaroid land camera I was looking through at Goodwill.

What the…?

Found this in a vintage store.

Thrift Store Camera

I found a disposable camera at the Salvation Army and got the thing developed! I think the one of the couple is cute. I imagine they picked up the camera and took a selfie! There is a weird one that looks like a finger or.. something else…

Gun Child

I volunteer at a thrift store on the weekends and while sifting through a box of junk in the back room, I found this picture sandwiched between some odds and ends. The date on the back says 1973. It now belongs to my friend Clint who proudly has it framed and hanging on his bedroom … Continued

Damaged Heart

Found in a box full of fire damaged goods donated to Goodwill. In 1992, there was a fire at my apartment. Everything was damaged, and I gave it all to Goodwill to see if they could salvage anything. Years later, in 1999, after going through four peoples’ hands, a friend of mine showed me this … Continued

Please Help

I found this letter in an antique desk I bought at a thrift store a year and a half ago. I am guessing the author is an elderly woman who has lost her independence and freedom and is upset about it. I hope she’s alive and well, but I suspect that her belongings were donated … Continued