In 2003 I was collecting science fiction stories and books to vote on the Retro Hugo Award for best SF from 1953. I bought a bunch of 1953 dated science fiction magazines at Kayo Books in San Francisco. This photograph of the little girl posed on a crate reading a copy of Astounding Science Fiction … Continued
Sometimes I check out– and even read– books from the library. I was reading John Berger’s “On Looking” (great, btw) and out fell this terrific photo. No writing on the back, just “Kodak paper.” It looks like a silver gelatin process, a little dark, but so gorgeous. I contacted our librarian, but the library doesn’t … Continued
Found two identical prints of this on the sidewalk downtown. On the back it indicates that it was processed at Walgreens on 1/5/07.
This photo was found in the kitchen of a community hall where a punk rock show was being held. It depicts a common Calgary tradition: a “stampede breakfast,” where free pancakes and sausage are served. Of note is the fact that the pancake is in mid-flip, and the flipper of the pancake is making direct … Continued
I found this in a library copy of ‘Timequake’ by Kurt Vonnegut. It’s a postcard, and the only other words on it are “Laurent Nel, Rennes,” on the back. My favorite things are the hat and the apparatus in the background.
This is one of my first finds. I picked it up off the sidewalk outside of my high school sometime around ’92. I remember there was a fire drill that day. I put this in a photo album I’ve kept for all these years.
I found this picture torn in half while walking my dog. Its double sided. The back says, “so keep this to remember us jus like we will ___ you. -bb” (I can’t read part of it).
Found this photo at work (used bookstore) pinned to our “communication board” at the buy counter. Presumably it was with a book that we bought.