From My Levatoranz

No idea what a Levatoranz or a Bulbospongiosus are, but it does seem that “J” really loves Matthew. This was found in a book outside at The Strand bookstore in New York City in the $1 books section.

Christmas Memories

Found this negative as I was walking laps around my neighborhood. I passed this several times before I stopped to investigate. It must have been a great Christmas – she’s all smiles!

Nose Pills

Found this next to a gas pump a few days after Christmas. Did he lose the list before he finished his shopping? Did he remember those nose pills and the lip stuff? The note is written on a Post-It that says “Betapace AF” on it. That’s a drug to treat heart arrhythmias.

Blanked On Christmas

My friend and I were exiting our school cafeteria when we saw a note flutter to the ground. We didn’t get a chance to see who dropped it but whoever it was, she was chatting with the principle. My friend scooped it up and unfolded it quickly. we read it and started dying laughing and … Continued

Baby Jesus

My wife found this posted on the bulletin board in the lobby of our apartment building. Who says the Christmas Spirit is dead?

My Friend Frosty

I found this picture inside a hot pink envelope outside my friend’s house. We were having band practice and I was carrying a big amp up to the house- I noticed it because it was so bright with the sun shining on it.

Cockney Christmas Wishes

This blew into my feet on Walton Street in Oxford, England, in mid-June, which is an odd time of year to see a wayward letter to Santa. What I like about it is I can only make out half of what this kid has written, because I’m an American Midwesterner and this is proper colloquial … Continued

Balls

I work in a photocopy place and the other day I stumbled across this box of forgotten photos and papers. I had no idea they had sweatshops for making Christmas tree balls. I love her dress, and how they’re drying the balls on long sticks, it really intrigues me.

What I Want for Christmas

This fell out of a book I picked up at the public library. The wish list was tucked inside of a thank you note for some other Christmas presents. She certainly put her request in early (or really late) for Christmas. The thank you note was mailed in 1971 and I wonder if she ever … Continued

Checking It Twice

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.