Who Told You I Was a Bedbug?

I found this in my NY Public Library Book. The book was the Complete Candida Yeast Guidebook – which might make it more creepy. I thought one of my coworkers had drawn it and stuck it in the book because we have conversations about how scary bedbugs are sometimes.

Paris, September 1940

I was seated at a table in a restaurant and I felt something under my shoe; as I reached down, I could already see the faces of the women in this photo. Upon closer inspection I was most surprised by the gestures of the women. It seems that they are mocking Hitler. The lower left … Continued

Fleet Week

Found on the 6 train during Fleet Week.

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

Save the Chimpmonks!

Found this taped to a random tree deep in the heart of Brooklyn, where animal rights are held sacred. The Chipmunk has a beret and a pipe. Classic! He looks sad, maybe his pipe is empty. That’s heavy man.

Son Adrift

Found this in an old copy of Herman Hesse’s Steppenwolf, bought from the Brooklyn College Library booksale room.

A Bad Day

I found this note on the sidewalk awhile ago.

Girl Group on the F Train

Found this lovely photo on a Brooklyn-bound F train and would love to find its owner. An astute observer noticed that the young women were arranged from happiest-looking to least-happy-looking.