The Two Treasures

I found this wedged in a book at a thrift store. The nice counter guy let me have it for free, as they usually pitch personal photos.

Face Eater

I collect found photos. This one was in a bin at a cool thrift store called Qcumbers. I was awed by the passion in this couple’s kiss– it feels both aggressive and touching. We think of our grandparents’ generation was boring and conservative, but they too were young once and had lives with love, passion, … Continued

Photos of Silly Faces

I love scouring thrift stores for odd and retro/vintage items and I liked this old photo album that was titled, “Photos of Silly Faces.”

A Bowl of Soup

Found on an exposed roll of film inside a Brownie camera at a Goodwill around 1975 or ’76.

Sink or Swim

I found this note stuffed into a vase at a thrift store.

Busy Beatniks

This was found inside a book purchased from a local thrift store. I cannot pin down the year the photo was taken. From the typewriter, my guess would be in the ’60s? And there’s an old speaker or radio on the shelf in the background. I wonder what these two youths are working on so … Continued

Baby Blues

Polaroid of baby with headphones from November of 1966 that I found in a thrift store.

Evone’s XMAS List

I was in a thrift store when I found this (though the stationary is from Amarillo, Texas). It’s kind of a random list. She lists cologne, bath powder, night gowns and the phone in her bedroom, but then random Willie Nelson 8-track tapes are mentioned, as well as a fountain for the back yard. Kinky … Continued

Above Ground

I found this page in a diary in a thrift store.