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

I Hope You Miss Me

I found this in a used photo album at a Goodwill store a few years ago. It now lives on my fridge – guests are always commenting on it.

Words Running Short

Found in the used books section at the Gordy Plaza Goodwill near Wilmington. Just what does “fening for a cigarette” mean? Val, honey, you can do better.

Headphones Lady

I found this slide with several others in a projector box at a Goodwill store several years ago.

Touch You

The book this was FOUND in looked like it hadn’t been read; sad to think Matt didn’t reach Colin the way he had hoped to.


I found this poem celebrating the beauty and wonder of Jasper in a copy of The Stone Diaries, by Carol Shields, that I purchased at an Oregon Goodwill.