The Hardest Test I Have Ever Taken

I was volunteering at the recycling center that is part of my elementary school. I was digging through a trash-can, sorting things into paper, plastic, cardboard. I grabbed this out and laughed boisterously – this kid obviously knows what’s up.

I Know My Calculus

I work at the Indiana University library, and this is one of many treasures I’ve found in the stacks. I think some graduate students who work in the carrels upstairs had a bit of a nerdy love connection going on. This piece of paper was folded in half over a lengthy calculus problem; but, there’s … Continued

Love, Mila

I found this tucked between the pages of a textbook in a thrift store. What’s the reason for placing a towel on someone’s pillow?

One Child Breezing Through Nap Time

I found this ripped coloring/numbering exercise lying dejected on the ground at 7th and Bainbridge St. It seems the whole farm is asleep today.

A Bad Kisser

I was substituting a fifth grade class and found this when I was cleaning up at the end of the day. It blew me away to think this kid was probably only 11 years old and he’s already been branded a bad kisser! Maybe we need to spend more time on SPELLING with Joey!

Can’t We Still Get Along?

I took a walk in my neighborhood and found a set of four hand-made flash cards. The others are really funny too but this one is the best. Out of the mouths of babes.

Lick You

I was about one-third into a library copy of the first FOUND book when this note fell from between the pages.

Sandwich Club Meeting

While walking to purchase a burrito, I happened upon the agenda for a certain Sandwich Club Meeting.

Mabye

I spent many hours over the course of two days at this year’s Dump Days Tag Sale — an annual fundraising event in our town — hunting and pecking through the junk to find and buy all sorts of cool stuff that I don’t need. It was a boom year. And then, at the very … Continued