Rules of Love

My wife is a teacher at a middle school and she found this gem in her classroom at the end of the day. I like the nibble on the ear definition oh and the kiss anywhere else.

I Want My Unicorn

Found outside of a school in far East Portland as I was walking my dog, must have been earlier that day, because it hadn’t been rained on yet.

Such a Good Question

I found this folded into a teeny, tiny square on the sidewalk. I picked it up and opened it. It is a timeless question.

This Is What You Did to Me

Over the summer I worked at a restaurant and found doodled onto a napkin where a family had been sitting. Hope she gets over her broken heart.

If I Weren’t His Son

This was left in class one day as I was getting ready to go. I student-teach at the middle school for 5th and 6th graders. I’m glad to know that even in the Bible Belt South love of any gender can exist. I’m going to keep it.

Laura and Max

This was found on the floor one rainy weekday night.

Song

Found between the pages of a book of choral music. I can’t say that the page it was marking (a madrigal called “Adieu Sweet Amarillis”) looked especially cheerful, but then, I don’t read music.

Blue vs. Black

Found in the hallway of high school. Somebody’s in love! I like the occasional <3 in there.

Prayerful and Patriotic Homage to Barack Obama

I found this on a bench while waiting for the Lexington Ave. subway. It’s so carefully crafted and the sentiment rings so true, that I had to pick it up. Oddly, it’s drawn on the back of a truck driver’s pay stub, which I think somehow adds to the authentic feel of it. My girlfriend … Continued

Hoobashlaka

I found this coffee filter in the street outside my neighbor’s house. It caught my attention because of the bright pink letters spelling “Hooba-shlaka.” I have no idea what it means.