Fresh as a Daisy

Found tucked in the sleeve of an album that I bought at Goodwill (Emitt Rhodes self-titled solo debut). Dated August, 1974.

The Fam

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.

A Bowl of Soup

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

Love and Ansel Adams

My friend and I found this tucked in an Ansel Adams photography book at the Goodwill. The message was especially poignant, as we figured Dad must have died for this to reach the donation pile.

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


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

Loverboy Gallows

I found this picture in a “Loverboy” record I bought for 99 cents at my local Goodwill. I’m not sure of the location or the date it was taken.

Code of the Boys

I found this in a Fantasy art book I got at the Goodwill. It was hidden in between the pages.

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