Newsies Love

I found this in a back pack going to goodwill, and I LOVE Disney’s “Newsies” musical. I find myself quite jealous of Chrissy.

Hello Theo

A New Year’s letter to a prison pen pal. Found in North Park on a sidewalk.

Precious Jordan

I found this thank you note not long after graduation. I had just graduated, so I feel like some of my friendships could be reflected in this note, too. I just wish I knew more of their story.

Slovenly and Piggish

My friend Eve lives on a private street with four properties off of a main road. The mailboxes are lined up all four on one metal frame. One of those properties is owned by a hoarder. It is a corner property so it’s really visible from the main road. Its a really trashy property. Eve … Continued

See Ya Soonz

I found this note in the library.

Dear Cory

I found this letter at a thrift store. It’s written on the inside cover of Here’s Another Book, My Friend. Makes me wonder if Cory lost the book or just gave it away. Anywho I rescued it and it is an inspirational letter for me; thank you, Ann and Cory.

Geek Romance

I run a small technology lab at a local university. I found this message left at my printer this morning. Somebody printed it last night and forgot to pick it up. The lab is open-use so there’s no way for me to know who printed it.

And All Was Saved

My wife found this letter in an old paperback book she purchased from a local bookstore. I think it’s such an awesome time capsule. Kinda makes you wonder weather Dieter and Melanie are living “happily ever after” in a commune somewhere.

They’re Looking For You

This was found inside a copy of an Isaac Asimov book at Walrus and Carpenter Used Books. I couldn’t resist buying the book and found the postcard upon later inspection. I hope they don’t come looking for me next.

Ventura Carbon Copy

I purchased an old Ventura typewriter at a thrift store and there were two of these black pieces of paper (carbon copy paper, I think?) on which the writer had typed a couple of letters. What begins as a letter submitted along with a payment then intertwines with a heartfelt letter of guilt and loneliness. … Continued