1. Music Is the Only Treasure (and So Is Money)
2. The Shortest Love Letter
3. The Family Business
There, in the same enormous letters, using sheet-rock glue as ink, Melvin Lamkey had signed his full name. There could be no doubt that, decades ago, Clint’s father stood in the very same place, doing the very same job. He couldn’t have guessed that his little joke would be a greeting to a son who missed him very much.
Melvin Lamkey passed away in 2015, at the age of 79. Clint would never join him on another fishing trip, would never talk shop at a holiday dinner. But the two men share a bond that’s stronger even than sheet-rock glue. They do the same work. They worked on the same building, years apart.
4. Treasure Chests Don’t Look Like They Used To
When he opened it, he found it stuffed with bundles of early bills, wrapped in waxed paper and newsprint from 1951. Between that and a follow-up post, branik12 said that he and his wife discovered about $45,000 hidden in two suitcases in their house.
Maybe it doesn’t matter if it’s true. We all want to live in a world in which fortunes lie waiting in dingy, unexplored corners of our own homes. If there’s one thing the internet can do, it’s deliver what we want, whether it’s real or not