But I Like Nancy

I found this index card in a used book I picked up at Value Village.


I loaned a book to my sister. When she returned it this rum stained paper was inside.

Action! List!

I manage some apartments. One night the garbage was overflowing with a plastic bag full of Coke cans. When I opened the bag this “Action List” was inside. Two things strike me as funny. The first is that getting a job is more important than getting off heroin. And second, besides a dozen empty Coke … Continued

3rd Eye

The day after I found your website I went looking desperately for a “find” and didn’t come up with much. That night, as I was carrying out my custodial duties (collecting the trash at a Hay and Grain office) I caught a glimpse of this photo in a secretary’s trash can. I am stunned that … Continued

Not Feeling Too Secure

I found this on First Avenue. It was nighttime and raining (of course). I think it captures some underlying discontent, or restlessness, or pointlessness that is detectable in this city where everything seems new.

The Very Best I Could

My husband found this postcard crumpled up on the grass outside our house in the spring of 2000.


In the summer of 2003 I found this photo at S 180th and West Valley. The photo has a lot of indentations on the surface — it probably got run over by cars and/or foot traffic before I found it. I’ll let you do the interpretation.