Thousand Year Memory

This is from Julie’s 6th grade yearbook (1972). Something tells me Chris grew up to be a musician.

Hey God, Thanks

I found this while working the returns desk at my job. A woman came in who seemed to be in a rush. In her haste she didn’t notice that this little folded piece of triangular oragami fell out of her bag. Coincidentally, at this time I was in fact reading FOUND Magazine #6 between customers, … Continued

Why We Are Best Friends

I was extremely happy to find one of my favorite books, Dancer by Colum McCann, at a Goodwill. I was even more excited to find this list folded within the pages. The author only made it to #28, but nonetheless I thought the listed reasons, like “your hugs and squezzes,” “warm vibe,” and “endless eyes,” … Continued

Friendship Soup

Found stuck between the Frango Mints boxes on display at Marshall Field’s (now Macy’s) on State Street in Chicago a few days before Christmas.


Found this tucked away in a used copy of “The Martian Chronicles” I picked up the other day for a quarter.

Have a Great Show!

I found this on my way home from class the other day. I thought it was adorable.

The Stranger

I discovered this photo inside a 1974 folio edition of “The Stranger” by Albert Camus, bought for 50 cents at a used book store. The quality is the same as photos I took and developed in my home darkroom when I was in highschool. I hope the person will recognize himself and write to explain … Continued

Just a Little Happy for You

A customer left this at the customer service desk where I work. He left so fast I couldn’t catch up to him. But at least he found a pair of jeans for Mary.

Loved That Coat

Found in the pocket of a jacket returned to the store.