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?

Heart Means I Extremely Want

This is a list found in a Meijers (to non-Michiganders it’s a pre-Wal-Mart 24 hr fix-your-car-and-a-dinner retail powerhouse) parking lot on Black Friday.

Evone’s XMAS List

I was in a thrift store when I found this (though the stationary is from Amarillo, Texas). It’s kind of a random list. She lists cologne, bath powder, night gowns and the phone in her bedroom, but then random Willie Nelson 8-track tapes are mentioned, as well as a fountain for the back yard. Kinky … Continued

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

English Class Mourning

This one was found crumpled up under a seat on the bus. I can’t help but wonder what happened to make Christmas so terrible.

The Best Wish Ever

This letter to Santa was found in the street near our home.

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.