Found this old photo framed underneath the floor boards in my boyfriend’s old house … loved it then and still do. On the back is the stamp of the Army Barrack studio which it was taken.


Found a wallet Friday night as I was riding my bike home from work. It looked picked over and I almost didn’t stop. It’s the black velcro kind with a picture of a deer on the front. There was no ID inside, only $1, a wad of newspaper ads for tractors and a handful of … Continued


The girl on the right must be thinking “Why do I have to put my hand on his shoulder? He probably has cooties!”

Small Town Beauty

This is one of a number of negatives I found in the gutter.


I found this in a library book, drawn on a Post-it note.

For Tom

Found while cleaning a house for renovation. I believe the previous owner died but the house was still full of things no one claimed. I saw this picture and couldn’t bring myself to throw it away. The back reads: “Aunt Jessie and Terry / Martha – went to Goucher & her brother Tom / WWII … Continued


Found in a 1st edition copy of Toni Morrison’s Beloved.


Found a large vanilla envelope in an old suitcase left in a property I recently rented which indicate the person that wrote the text at the top of the picture was serving time in jail. Quagmire?

Man on Bike

I found this photograph (along with some baseball cards) sitting on my dumpster one day.

Red Surprise

I found this photo in January of 2005 on the downtown platform of the 66th Street 1 train stop. I’ve held onto it for all this time because I just love the composition of it – the lurid red, the glare of the flash on the metal door and dingy cinderblock, and the mystery of … Continued