I found this at the Salvation Army near Junction and Michigan Avenues. Life is a charming thing.

A Proud Moment

I found this on the curb behind a house whose contents were being liquidated after the owner’s death. This color xerox, sloppily scissored and pasted onto a plain white sheet of paper, then tagged with a pre-printed caption, seemed like such a mix of forethought and complete carelessness I had to wonder who made it, … Continued


I found this in the pocket of a coat from the Salvation Army– this old, poofy coat had this picture in the inside breast pocket. It’s beautiful.