Learning to Swim

This is from Julie’s 6th grade yearbook (1972).

Thousand Year Memory

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

Baby Between Sheds

My friend Amy found an old photo album and she gave it to me after I showed her Found Magazine #1. This little girl’s name is Jacqueline and the album follows her through the 3rd grade. In this photo she is 6 months old.

Simple Love

I found this tucked away in a cabinet in the art department.

After-College Plans

This is the end of a 6 page transcribed text message conversation. Basically, the two girls are arguing over who slept with which boy, and who was dating who at the time.

But Really

I found this note sloppily folded in half outside a college dorm. The saddest part is the way the writer kind of runs out of steam at the end.

Autumn Love

Found at a used bookstore.

Daddy Give Me This

A couple of years ago, I received this 5 dollar bill as change from, I don’t remember where. On it is written, “Daddy give me this. 11/19/05 He said it would be the last he ever give me. I love Daddy.” Recently while scrounging for loose change with which to pay some bills, I lay … Continued

Existential Pickle

Found in a parking deck in late 2002. The text appears to be written on the back of an envelope When I read these words for the first time, I said out loud to no one in particular, “Well, aren’t we all?”

Avoid Fringe

This is a page from the diary of a freshman college student that I found it at a rummage sale.