Adil’s Idea of Storytelling

I used this quote in an ESL presentation about children’s writing. I’ve saved it since 1996.

A Retirement Home Is Not a Nightclub

I live in a retirement home that also has students living here too (I’m one of the students). One night some students were playing music in the student floor lounge and some guy who was staying in one of the bed and breakfast rooms came in and yelled at them. Then he left this note.

Church Sign

Found in a church washroom. It says, “Please flush the toilet after each usage thank you for your cooperation.”

Flameing Sowerd of Darkness

I was having a particularly bad morning – got up late, got toothpaste all over the front of my shirt, etc, etc… I was running through the park in the rain and I passed by a note on the ground. I decided to turn back to go see what it was and I found this … Continued

Move to Canada

Picking up trash along the side of the road, found this against a chain-link fence.

Trying to Hide

Found this picture of a girl trying to hide herself on a grassy verge at the side of Cook Street. The only reason I stopped to pick it up is that when I zoomed by it on my bike the first time, I mistook it for a five dollar bill. The picture was cute so … Continued

Only The Essentials

I work at a library and found this “grocery” list being used as a bookmark. The list kept going but my scanner will only do 8×11. I’d love to try this diet!

Try New York

I found this note in the front left pocket of a pair of jeans I was trying on at the Bootlegger in the Burlington Mall. Oddly enough I had just been considering the idea of taking a trip to New York with a friend of mine. I don’t know what the # 28 represents though.

Horror Movie

I found this at my high school. Sounds like the title of a very bad horror movie.