I found this Valentine dangling from a deflated balloon, tangled in the branches of a tree outside of my office building. It was an icy day the week before Valentine’s Day.
Found on the sidewalk near Palmer Square.
Found this blowing in the wind in my backyard from the alley. Maybe a quiz for this little girl’s step-sibling?
In the post-Christmas season, its pretty predictable to find a lot of cast-off Christmas decorations in thrift stores, especially with the ever-popular New Years Resolutions of “getting organized” or “reducing clutter” being made recently by families everywhere. The subject matter immediately struck me as being awesomely … awkward, but at the same time quite thoughtful, … Continued
One day about a month ago I was getting some cash out of an ATM here in the south Loop, and I noticed what looked like one of those “Community Chest” cards from a Monopoly game. I picked it up and turned it over, and was surprised to find that it is in fact the … Continued
Found this 18″ x 24″ poster in an alley near my house. It had been rained on and was starting to disintegrate.
Found along the walk.
I found this near an elementary school– it was a great way to start my morning.
While cleaning off a table I found this crumpled up napkin stuffed in the seat.
I found this while shelving Teen books at the library where I work. The fluorescent yellow caught my eye as it was sticking out of a copy of Dramarama by E. Lockhart. It particularly made me chuckle because I imagine the first writer trying to use “Bookworm!” as an insult only to receive this comeback, … Continued