The Athletes

Found in the trash that was being discarded by the yearbook staff when they were cleaning out for moving. No names, dates, or other identifying info.

Mr. Giraffe

I found this at the custom silkscreening shop I work at.

Nice Catch

I think my boyfriend might have found this one for me, but neither of us can remember for sure. It’s charming, though.

The Great Northern Hotel

At work today an e-mail went out to all staff warning that the Lost and Found box was going to be dumped. In the e-mail was a list of completely random items (gold earring with “precious” written on it, 3 maps of Africa, a stuffed M&M doll, etc), but one item really stood out as … Continued

Life’s a Beach

I found this in a How-To Home Improvement book from the library. It was in the deck building section, just another place to have a party.

Puzzled

I found this in the case of a Polaroid land camera I was looking through at Goodwill.

Stuffed Fang

My best friends found this and felt they should give it to me, I’m not sure how to take it. They found it on a suburban street. We think it must be stuffed.

Say Cheeeese

As a teen in the early 1970s, I found this engaging portrait taped to the front of a stand-alone photo booth at the Kmart. We lived about an hour from La Crosse, so I knew it was unlikely that I would ever actually cross paths with these girls.

Sophia

On a Sunday afternoon walk, I came across a pile of ejected house waste, clothes, toys, furniture and this photograph. It was found on a street behind Madrid’s modern art museum, The Reina Sophia. All I can say is that it looks like they have been trying to invent Cherry Coke by mixing normal coke … Continued