If You Don’t Want to Be Friends

I found this note while walking my dog. It was torn and wadded up on the edge of the sidewalk. On the flip side it has an answer to the note I suppose: “Bye.”

Don’t I Look Ambitious

Stopping and browsing at a local yard sale about a year ago, I picked up a copy of Alcoholics Anonymous and found the attached photo. It was probably taken overseas during World War II. At first, I thought it was in the tropics, but the landscape belies that. Perhaps it was taken @ a US … Continued

Sorry, Rachel.

Found in tall grass section of local dog park. Genuine. Remorse. Second chance?

Don’t Show Mom

Back in the day, my father had two main hobbies: garage sale-ing and stamp collecting. The way that these two hobbies manifested themselves in combination was when my dad would go to an estate sale (meaning someone has died), he would purchase the deceased’s collection of letters. He then would browse for any stamps of … Continued


Donovan must have done something.

Dear Sarah

I bought this album in a charity shop after losing my copy and found this note sandwiched in the sleeve. I guess it wasn’t as appreciated as much as it was intended.


I found this Post-it note on the sidewalk outside of the building where I work. I spent the better part of my day trying to figure out which one of my coworkers wrote it, and whose back they stuck it on.

Modern Lovers

Found this in a dumpster by my house. I really like Theron’s use of metaphor, and I’m curious as to what he means by “hospital”.


I found this obviously-forged note on the ground. I like to think that the person who wrote it was very proud of their forging skills and was distraught to discover they had lost their masterpiece.