Category Archives: Trash or Treasure

Waterlogged Olympians and Huey Lewis Shoes at 13th and Kimball

Spotted on the corner of 13th Street and Kimball in South Philadelphia – a hardback semi-autobiography of Michael Phelps and a two-tone shoe that was probably the height of fashion in the 1980s.

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Bond, James Bond

  I was shopping in my neighborhood on Saturday morning when I came upon a man selling second hand items at a table. Baseball cards in foil packets, DVDs, cookie tins – nothing I was particularly interested in. However, at … Continue reading

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At Circle Thrift

Is it an ashtray? A very heavy mask with no eye holes? An object d’art? Trash or treasure?

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Three Guys Walk Into A Bar…

and The Jewish fellow says to the Italian, “The Irish kid’s buyin’! His Old Man’s loaded!“ Spotted at a sidewalk sale in South Philadelphia.

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I find your lack of faith…disturbing.

Walking to work on trash days I’m noticing a certain disenchantment with my favorite of all holidays before the day has even arrived!

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Trash or Treasure?

It’s trash day in the neighborhood, and something I found in a neighbor’s pile of refuse has prompted me to create this new category: Trash or Treasure.

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