Bike Fight

I found this photo caught in an air conditioning unit outside my apartment complex at Eastern Illinois University. I don’t know what these guys are fighting about, but I’m sure it has something to do with the broken bike.

Gone Muskie Fishing

Back in the early 90s I worked for the Stevens Point Parks Department, keeping downtown Main Street and the Square clean. I found a lot of weird stuff working there (you wouldn’t believe how many bullets I found), but photos are always something I feel the need to hold on to. I found this picture … Continued

Just Kids Being Kids

Found amongst the school yearbook department’s discards last year.

Playground 1957

From pages of an old album found in the back of a cabinet. Those dresses and shoes do not look monkey-bar friendly.

Shoot Bibi Gun

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.

The Gel Pen Club

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

Halloween ’79

I found this in a house I bought. The back says “Halloween 1979 Stephen F Austin State University dorm 13 friends.”

The Masked Men

Found in beat-up secondhand copy of The Abomination by Paul Golding.

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