Hard Day’s Work

This is a photo that somehow slipped into my storage locker at the Manhattan Mini Storage on Van Dam St. How unhappy does the “driver” look? I’m trying to determine where they are (West Indies?) and how old it is (late 80′s?) – but the blue truck in the background seems newer, and I’m pretty … Continued

No Room for Emos

Written on the back of a school notice, and found in a desk during parent/teacher conferences.

Dog’s Head

Some kind of liquid had spilled on the sidewalk and taken the shape of a dog’s head.

Don’t Get Mad

I found this on the floor in one of my classes. Something made me pick it up and when I read it, I laughed at its cautious yet blunt nature, but kind of pitied the kid who wrote it. All in all, it’s pretty cute.

The Luckiest Man In The East Village

During the transit strike I was living in the Lower East Side and walking to work. Somewhere on 1st Avenue in the teens there were a half dozen of these plastered on one light post after the next. My girlfriend says this is touching but I just think it’s creepy. Either way, I sure hope … Continued

Try New York

I found this note in the front left pocket of a pair of jeans I was trying on at the Bootlegger in the Burlington Mall. Oddly enough I had just been considering the idea of taking a trip to New York with a friend of mine. I don’t know what the # 28 represents though.

Preliminary Data

I was looking through vintage art book that a street vendor was selling on Bedford and found this. Just as I turned around to talk to the vendor, two policemen started harassing him about his merchandise. I figured he was busy enough and walked off with this piece of paper.

Stupid, Stupid, and Stupid

I found this in Brooklyn Heights, it was part of a handmade poetry book written by five-year-old children at school.

Pinin’ for the Fjords

My husband found this Polaroid on the street. We’re not sure if the objects surrounding the bird are candles, corks or perhaps wooden pegs.