Seafood Specials

Found on a ledge at a Family Dollar store on St. Claude and Louisa.

Mother’s Guilt

My friend, Kathleen, and I found this floating around on an elementary school playground.

Samiches and Beer

Found this tucked inside a row of Hot Wing sauce at our local Ralph’s market. Is this a lover’s quarrel “makeup” meal? How big of a jerky was he? Awh, but she still loves him. She’ll even buy him beer. WIC gets to pay for the bread for the “samiches.”

Mmmm…

I found this stuck to a parking meter in the little downtown section of my town. The space was empty so it didn’t seem to be for anyone in particular. I passed it on my way a movie, thought it was awesome, then when it was still there after a movie and ice cream I … Continued

I Don’t Know How to Thank You

I found this post-it note at a campsite near Guerneville. I imagine it rode there attached to a yummy box of Hamburger Helper or similar, a child’s fondest wish finally becoming reality. Really, how does one thank someone for such a joy?

Existential Pickle

Found in a parking deck in late 2002. The text appears to be written on the back of an envelope When I read these words for the first time, I said out loud to no one in particular, “Well, aren’t we all?”

Nectarine Pancakes

I found this in a used bookstore, between the pages of a 1970s edition of Henry James’ “The Ambassadors.”