That Gas Smell

Poor Stanley. Always being “dealt with.”

Must Love Cats

My friends and I had a relatively lame night at the bars in Vienna: empty dance floors, bad music, the works. We were on our way to the gelato place to cheer ourselves up when we found this little guy on the sidewalk– and we deemed the night a success.

Divorce Time Capsule

This little nugget was uncovered behind some wainscotting during a recent remodel job.

Trick on the Big Guy

During high school renovations, the yearbook was discarding “trash,” which was a treasurefest for finds such as this.

Merry Christmas, Dad?

In the post-Christmas season, its pretty predictable to find a lot of cast-off Christmas decorations in thrift stores, especially with the ever-popular New Years Resolutions of “getting organized” or “reducing clutter” being made recently by families everywhere. The subject matter immediately struck me as being awesomely … awkward, but at the same time quite thoughtful, … Continued

XMAS Poo

Whenever I find a discarded spiral notebook with unused paper in it, I save it for students who don’t bring paper to class. Sometimes these spiral notebooks have some interesting stuff in them. This drawing is one. I’m not a science teacher, but the shape of this guy reminds me of what I remember about … Continued

The Cons Definitely Outweigh the Pros

I found this folded-up by a register at the Brookshire’s in my hometown. It was written on the back of an “ITEM NOT ON FILE LOG.” I don’t know who this person is, but they should probably not date either of these guys.

Dress-up Kitty

I think this gem was from the 1800s printed on a large glass plate negative that I found.

Lost Semi-Telepathic Cat

This poster appeared on a pole outside my house one night. There were no others like it in the neighborhood, or posted at any stores nearby. I can’t imagine how someone lost a cat pulling a wagon with balloons.