I Will Stay Seated

I found this at the women’s locker room at Vanderbilt’s gym in Nashville. When I found this, all I wanted to do was run around and around.

1920s Kind of Love

I found this on my podium with a bunch of other notes on the same-sized paper. The custodian likely put it there, but I’m not sure. I teach in a high school and thought this was pretty interesting compared to other things I’ve found. Tried to discreetly find the owner with no luck.

The Hottest

I found this under one of the desks in my high school English class.

Mother’s Guilt

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

Just Kids Being Kids

Found amongst the school yearbook department’s discards last year.

Stinky Cheese

I intercepted this note from some 3rd graders. Later I found more of these notes under the recipient’s desk. Turns our he was writing to himself. And yes, he was receiving counseling.

Punkified

It appears to be a picture of my boyfriend and I as punks. Details like his name and rolling backpack (which lived in infamy on campus for the loud noises it made against the pavement) mean this was drawn by someone who knew us, and may even have been left by the desk for me … Continued