Dear Daddy

Found on a BART train in the Bay Area.

Kan’t Talk

Poor kid. I figured there was some ugly divorce and as usual the kids get the crappy end of the stick.

Late Birthday Present

I found this on the Tube. An absent father mails his daughter some jeans with peanut butter and this accompanying letter, I assume.

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

Papa’s Got a Brand New Job

I found this on the ground outside the Ballard Library. I think Papa has a hard time keeping a job and a good attitude. I wonder why someone calling herself mama has handwriting like a junior high kid?

She is Never Happy

I found this in a Wal-mart parking lot sometime in late 2006.

Earl

We found this during an archaeological survey. He’s become a bit of an icon for some of my coworkers.

Kiss It

A friend found this in a used booksale at the public library, though I don’t know the title of the book. Jonathon sure thought it was funny. Pops must not have agreed if he gave it to the library!