Thursday, June 28, 2007

Trashball 062807: Wherever There's a 2 You'll Find a 1

A nicely made ticket for an old production of "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves". Possibly a puppet show. Recovered in Washington, DC.

Trashball 062807: Life is a Big Testy Girl

Remorseful flower card recovered in Fairfax, VA.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Trashball 062707: Two, and All It Implies

Recovered in the Benning Liquor parking lot in Washington, DC, several days after initiating divorce.

Trashball 062707: Nuptial Kitsch

Small plastic tchochke recovered in Fairfax, VA.

Trashball 062707: Breck Girls Will Be Girls

Advertisement subversion found on back cover of Junior Scholastic magazine from 1963. Gonna get those fleas right outta my hair...

Recovered in Fairfax, VA.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Trashball 062707: Wishey? Yes, I Suppose...

Terrific old mini liquor bottle found among many genuine ones in Northwest, DC. Old Overcoat, indeed!

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Trashball 061407: The Human Side

So nice to see the human side of our brave law enforcement personnel. Rather than squirming under the heel of their boots or trembling before the business end of their Glocks or feeling the cold steel of their handcuffs or all the hitting and pushing and shooting and shoving and yelling and hitting...

Recovered in Burke, VA.

Trashball 061407: I Just Met a Girl Named Blue Jean

Just in time for Flag Day, I came across this jeans tag saved in a circa 1982 scrapbook that was thrown out last week in northwest DC (or Dee Cee, if you will).

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Trashball 061307: NOT Legal Tender, Apparently

I found several Stephen Decatur Middle School Eagle Bucks at the dump and frankly I'm beginning to wish I never had. Nobody, and I mean nobody, accepts these things for payment. Guess I'll just give them out to panhandlers...

Recovered at the trash transfer station on W St., NE, in Washington, DC.

Monday, June 11, 2007

Trashball 061107: Igo Yugo

Are these collectible yet? I want one. Recovered in Bethesda. MD.

Trashball 061107: Back to the Old House

Recovered on Jackson St., NE, in DC.

Trashball 061107: Monday Morning Cheer-Up Time!

Well, maybe not so cheery. Someone wrote "My favorite" next to it. Recovered in Fairfax, VA.

Trashball 061107: Bee's Knees

This bee appears to be wearing a mortar board. Maybe he's as busy as a bee with a degree in busy from the University of Busy. And maybe he knows what the hell is going on with all the disappearing bees. Recovered in Mt. Rainier, MD.