Bertha and Mom

Found this old school small square black and white photo of “Bertha and Mom” (so it states on the back) while walking to work the other day at the corner of S. Charles St. and Ostend St. in Federal Hill, Baltimore. It was in the gutter and had been driven over numerous times, but when … Continued

The Collar

I was waiting for my sister, who was at the DMV. I took a walk down Main Street and on my way back I saw this photograph on the ground. It hadn’t been there 15 minutes earlier. On the back it is dated 1977. It sure looks it, too.

Nail File

I was walking home from the gym down Haight Street in the morning and this photo caught my eye. The woman in the foreground was pointing at me, so naturally I picked it up. I love the energy of this image. I’m not sure if they are singing or what but it looks like a … Continued

A Love Supreme

Found in an empty shopping cart in a large grocery store parking lot. Note the charming puffy clothes, and …. is that a tree or nuclear cloud in the distance?

Dear Bruno

Found in a parking lot near where I work. Bruno’s clearly not the groom… See you tonight! (I think not!)

Wedding Photo

I had gone to the recycling center to drop off my cans, glass, etc. and found this memento on the asphalt between the big dumpsters for`plastic and paper. I want to think this is a mistake. Why would someone throw away a wedding photo? I am guessing it is from the 1930s, possibly the 40s. … Continued

Cuttin’ a Rug

Found these two photos while cleaning out the house of a dead relative. They were stuck together behind a tiki bar.