Don’t Leave

I am the landlord of an apartment building, and on one of my move-out days late this summer, I found this index card note stuck in the drawer of a desk someone was throwing away. Of course I was irritated by a tenant dumping their furniture in a place it wasn’t allowed, but more curious … Continued

Yum Yum

Found in the lift of my building … a series of quite touching Post-It notes.

Get Warm Together

I found this in a used Charles Bukowski book that I purchased on eBay. i wonder what “free parking” REALLY means.

Wonderful Bagels

Found in a copy of Amy Tan’s “The Joy Luck Club,” which I bought at a Salvation Army while waiting on an oil change.

You Think You’re Ugly But You’re Not

I moved a year and a half ago and finally got around to unpacking my box of finds. I’ve been trying to add but since I moved I haven’t found much of anything good. I live on a golf course now and I guess doctors and lawyers don’t drop much stuff, although I did find … Continued

BJ from the Blone

On a recent Monday morning, as I groggily headed out the door for work and approached my vehicle, I noted a scrap of paper lying next to the front left tire. Although I don’t quite understand what the note-writer “needed” from Brian, I suppose it’s a plea for some kind of drug. Sad I guess, … Continued

B-fast

I am a hotel housekeeper, and I find notes all the time. This one is by far my favorite. Crumpled up underneath a bed skirt.