’51 Friends

I buy distressed houses found this within one built in the ’60s. Not the one pictured here obviously.

Playing with Matches?

I found this photo at a garage sale from a guy who said he used to work at a photo lab and would occasionally print doubles of crazy pictures that came through. This was his favorite photo he ever copied. It raises a lot of questions.

Photo Booth of the Seventies

This was found in a used book that my boyfriend was reading. It is a perfect seventies photo of what looks like a mom and her daughter. Mom has freshly done her lipstick and has the perfect sunglasses on while her daughter is enjoying the thrill of the photo. Finding this seventies shot in a … Continued

July 19, 1985!!!!!

I bought my house in 2001 and hadn’t looked into the attic since then. But this year, to check the insulation, I grabbed a ladder and took a peek. My attic is one of those that is accessible only through a hatch in the ceiling, and you really can’t use it to hang out in … Continued

Anonageek

Found this photo in the pages of a book in the Evergreen State College Library. It’s compelling, though I can’t put my finger on why. The singular event that launched my found photo obsession.

Fun Lunch!

In a box of discarded pictures from cleaning out the yearbook’s cabinets, this one jumped out at me as a favorite.

Tears of the Giraffe

included was a receipt from a Costco store dated 11/1/2003 and also this 5×7 photo.

Bros

This find brightened my day. I was walking to my new job (which I wasn’t looking forward to) when the sun got in my eyes and I turned my eyes to the sidewalk. There sat this jewel. I’d like to think the two men in the photo are adopted brothers or something.