I found this flyer duct-taped to a light pole on 6th Street in the Entertainment District. I’m an advertising major and this caught my eye because I thought it was an awesome guerrilla marketing technique used by some advertiser to get people to call in about their product; but, when I called, the guy told … Continued
I found this Post-it on the side walk at the University of Texas. No sign of a saw.
It was strange finding a piece of toilet paper beseeching us to eat more cactus; it was even stranger finding it in a 1972 book on capital punishment.
Not to be confused with “Baby, hey I’m sorry…”
I found this on the buffet in my mom’s house and asked her where it came from. She said it must have been something she picked up out of her front yard where she often finds such “treasures” from the many children who attend the nearby schools. My first thoughts were how completely embarrassed I’d … Continued
I work at a school for English for students all over the world, and I found this list of vocabulary words in the parking lot. I’m embarassed to admit that I don’t know some of the words on the list, and I have been speaking English for 21 years.
Discovered on the lawn of the Texas Memorial Museum in fall 2001, while leaving work. At first I thought it an excited inference concerning select evolutionary adaptations of the Texas Pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus, inside the museum. Or maybe an enthusiastic decision on the burning supper issue: pizza vs. hot wings. But it’s so whimsical that it … Continued
Found this on our table at a comedy club.
I was hauling groceries back to my car I stepped on someone else’s shopping list. Flatly honest sentiment is a rare thing in December. I’ll sneak through the holidays with this stranger’s snit line in my pocket.
Note found on the escalator in the Phoenix Airport.