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Category Archives: Trash or Treasure
I guess the thing I miss most about comics is the newsstands and druggists that once carried the 4-colored treasures I eagerly plucked from spinning racks or wooden shelves. I would spend what was probably an inordinate amount of time … Continue reading
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.
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
Is it an ashtray? A very heavy mask with no eye holes? An object d’art? Trash or treasure?
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.
Walking to work on trash days I’m noticing a certain disenchantment with my favorite of all holidays before the day has even arrived!
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.