Rose and Thorns

Walking out to my car one evening, I noticed something small, rectangular, and white laying on the asphalt, smack in the middle of the neighborhood road. It was slightly monsoon-y out, yet the rectangle did not budge or flutter. I assumed it was a piece of paper or an index card that had gotten damp … Continued

Best Skating Friend

This was found left behind at the local skating rink. Tyler seems to be one of the “referees” who police the open skate.

Happy Brothers Photos

I found this while clearing out scanners at an NYU student computer lab where I was working as a lab tech. We kept it in the lost & found for a year but it was never claimed. I love the palpable sense of fun and camaraderie. I also love the skirts. On the back is … Continued

Yes Do You Feel Sad

This find touched me. I was kind of flooded with a mix of memories and emotions when I realized what I was holding. First off, I was happy to discover that kids still pass notes. With all the technology advancements and changes in just the last 15 to 20 years, I’d imagined that there was … Continued

Boys Day Out

I found this next to a Rite Aid, in an area conspicuously absent of bikers or bike clubs.

Eye to Eye

I found this old Polaroid in a book I bought at a used book sale. It was stuck between pages 82 and 83 of Selected Poems by Margaret Atwood.

Icky Nicci

My friend Jen and I found this when we were going to lunch.

Pucker Up

Standing waiting for the M1 Tram around midnight on a Tuesday and found this stuck into the side of the shelter. It was wedged between the glass and the frame so someone would see it, almost like it was lost and someone found it, to be found by someone else. Oddly the Fotomat machine is … Continued

’51 Friends

I buy distressed houses found this within one built in the ’60s. Not the one pictured here obviously.