This little weapon was found inside the wall of our house while the library was being built. Circa late 1950's, I believe.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Damon and I went for a walk on the beach during lunch the other day and came across these two enormous pieces of iron in the sand. We were about a half-mile away, but could not resist the urge to carry them back to the truck. This was an agonizing endeavor and probably hilarious to witness from the window of one of the many beachside homes, as the collective weight of the two objects was over 300 lbs.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Found this in an old dictionary. Handwritten poem on one side and typed on the other, only the typed version is not so good, as if the handwritten was the original, written by an actual "poet", and the typed version a sort of hackneyed reproduction. I guess it's open to interpretation. That is, if we have any Scottish interpreters about.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Found inside the wall of a house under renovation in Rockland. Actually, the house on Granite Street, where Damon and I tore the chimneys down a month or so ago. This is a box that once held a small light bulb of the tungsten variety.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Saturday, January 14, 2012
In an attempt to continue posting on this site throughout the winter, when the ground is frozen solid and metal detecting is an impossibility, I have decided to start adding "things found in books". I sell used and rare books online and often come across interesting items, such as letters, photos, lists, and tickets, like this one: