Found this interesting gem walking to the grocery store, makes me wonder why someone would take this and how it made its journey to the side of the road.

Face Eater

I collect found photos. This one was in a bin at a cool thrift store called Qcumbers. I was awed by the passion in this couple’s kiss– it feels both aggressive and touching. We think of our grandparents’ generation was boring and conservative, but they too were young once and had lives with love, passion, … Continued

Bar Drama

I found picture outside of a frat bar on “The Strip.” It looks like someone tore this baby to bits.

Camel Ride

I had to produce a receipt to get 2hrs free parking at a shopping mall so I was rummaging around a bin when I found one; what caught my eyes was under the receipt.

You Better Go Through with It

I found this note torn into little pieces and stuffed into a vintage sewing pattern envelope (for teen sportswear, ca. 1960). At first it seems like a pretty normal middle-school love letter, but that last line is a tad ominous!

I’ll Meet You at the Cemetery Gates

Lake View Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Cleveland– it has such wonderful art throughout. People like President James Garfield, Eliot Ness and John D. Rockefeller are buried there. My favorite memorial is the angel that sits near the Haserot family plot (). I was just visiting there this weekend when I … Continued

Girl Lazer

My mom is a wedding photographer and I often help out. I found this along the Beaver Lake walking trail when we did some of the couple’s alone pictures.

Damaged Heart

Found in a box full of fire damaged goods donated to Goodwill. In 1992, there was a fire at my apartment. Everything was damaged, and I gave it all to Goodwill to see if they could salvage anything. Years later, in 1999, after going through four peoples’ hands, a friend of mine showed me this … Continued

Hazardous to Your Health

A friend of mine spotted this warped and battered photograph while we were walking along the tall trees, chain link, and wood fences of a graveyard. Just across the street from the graveyard lies a residential area, which is more likely the origin of the photo. The white circular swirl on the back of her … Continued