This Thing

This was found partially crumpled outside a college dorm on the last day of the school year.

I’m So Sorry

Found this message on the back of a business card in the stairwell of my apartment building.

Dear Granny

I moved into a new place and found this note under the refrigerator. It immediately made me laugh and has been hanging on the same fridge for months. It reminds me of a situation all of us have been in as kids- better fess up or everyone is going to get punished!

Regretful Child’s Apology

Found this in a vacation rental cabin at a mountain lodge. I wonder who called the poor child a snot, and why it was so wrong for him to wonder such a thing???

Kind Soul

This is one part of a double-sided letter between two friends, found on the floor in my Hebrew class. Each side seems to be responding to the other, though I can’t tell what order it’s in.

I Am a Giggle Bug

Found in a classroom I was helping clean. Apparently students were forced to write letters of apology to their teacher when they got in trouble and we found a whole stack of them. This one stood out.

The Luckiest Man In The East Village

During the transit strike I was living in the Lower East Side and walking to work. Somewhere on 1st Avenue in the teens there were a half dozen of these plastered on one light post after the next. My girlfriend says this is touching but I just think it’s creepy. Either way, I sure hope … Continued

This is Not a Subterfuge

I found this note under a bed in Barnes Jewish Hospital on the women and children’s floor. I was visiting my cousin who had his tonsils taken out. His younger brother started crawling around the floor and playing with random pieces of trash behind the trash can; like this.

Social Club Apology

My friend was living with his grandmother at this adult retirement community. He came home one evening to find this note in the door. What on earth happened at that Social Club meeting?