various things salvaged from my purse: business cards and tickets, a receipt from dinner out with a friend, spare keys to my apartment that my ex-bf mailed me after we broke up, a new museum wish ribbon that fell off my wrist during the sox/yankees game, spare change, and an admission bracelet.
Empty your pockets in the name of art! Art House Co-op has started a project called Pockets. They're collecting everything that weighs the average jane down and making it into a giant art installation. I certainly am always carrying around much more than I need, and save things that don't warrant saving. Art House has even broken down our pocket debris into categories:
To participate, check out the project website to take the Empty Pockets Pledge and see rules on categorizing your stuff and sending it in.