Dear Granny

I moved into a new place and found this note under the refrigerator. It immediately made me laugh and has been hanging on the same fridge for months. It reminds me of a situation all of us have been in as kids- better fess up or everyone is going to get punished!

Dear School

Found in my elementary school’s computer lab.

And Pass it to Each Other

I’ve known about your site for a few months. Thus, I was jazzed to find the attached 3×5 “Communion, worship, visitors’ [sic] record” card in the third pew of Grace Lutheran Church in LaGrange, Illinois, my hometown. I was there for my nephew, Greg’s, baptism at the 10:15 a.m. service on August 1, 2004. In … Continued

Jedi Masters

My husband and I went to a cabin in the woods for our anniversary. In the cabin were guestbooks where you could write about your experience there. We spent the first evening there reading through the books and found this page. Because it cracked us up so much, we stole the page as a keepsake. … Continued

A Day in the Life of Ryan

I found this Post-It over ten years ago in front of my daughter’s grade school. It’s like a note home from Flannery O’Connor. I’ve thought about Ryan a lot over the years. I hope he’s ok.

Dear Bobby

Found in parking lot. Bobby is an uncaring bastard.

Old School

Found in a school abandoned circa 1984 in the Detroit metro area. This photo is from a Halloween assembly after-party. Now that’s old school!


Here’s a barf bag I found on the plane from Manchester, New Hampshire to Philly.

Girl Lazer

My mom is a wedding photographer and I often help out. I found this along the Beaver Lake walking trail when we did some of the couple’s alone pictures.