The Ideal Man

Found this in a copy of a Thornton Wilder play at the library. Next to the word dating, whoever wrote this scribbled out “me.” Someone has a very specific picture of their ideal man. Or they’re just a stalker.

Welcome to My Cubby

My wife and I buy and sell used books, and we often find little treasures tucked away in them. This was found in a book of children’s poetry, written on the back of deposit slips for a bank in WA. The whole thing is so sweet; we really hope they’re still together. And we’d love … Continued

Pooped

I found this in a public library book.

Debauched Love

I was checking out a copy of A Million Little Pieces by James Frey at the public library and when I got home this note fell out of the book.

Batgirl and Friends

I found this in a copy of Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters and Seymour an Introduction by J.D. Salinger.

Love and Ansel Adams

My friend and I found this tucked in an Ansel Adams photography book at the Goodwill. The message was especially poignant, as we figured Dad must have died for this to reach the donation pile.

Tributes to a Weird Girl

This was on the inside of a San Antonio yearbook from 1991 of a “weird” girl named Heather (also called Leather twice) with apparently a strange sense of humor.