This note was inside our front door one Friday evening after we returned from a euchre game. If Jessica ever lived in at our address it was more than 12 years ago; odds are Bob got the wrong address. I hope he wasn’t too disappointed when Jessica didn’t call.
FOUND by Jennifer outside of a Juvenile Detention Center in Columbus, Ohio
I was walking home from the park with my kids and thought that I’d take them by the juvie; like, “Hey kids, don’t act up and end up in there some day.” We found this on the sidewalk. I saw the swear word up top and then wouldn’t let my kids have it. They spent the rest of the walk home trying to guess what the “bad word” was on the page. My daughter, 12, is certain that is was ‘ass.’ My son, 7, thinks that is was probably ‘dumb.’ I told them that they would have to go to bed never knowing.
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.
I was on my way to work when this torn piece of paper caught my eye. The garbage collectors had already came by, but this seemed to have gotten away. It was written on card stock, and I think it was the inside front cover of a book or something. I’m not sure what kind of letter it is, if Hyunju is a guy or a girl’s name, or if that person even lives in my neighborhood. The letter starts well enough, then goes awry. “I’m so glad you are the one…” then “something about you…” and finally “about the shit you…” Aren’t those the words to Alanis’ “You Outta Know”?
I’d really like to find out the rest of this letter. It’s a quarter of something emotionally stirring, because it wouldn’t have been ripped liked this otherwise.
Found this stapled to a telephone pole outside a Starbucks. I rarely see missing dog posters here so I stopped to read it. First, the ‘ascending’ dog caught my attention, then the realization Joey would never be found. Made me sad and happy all at the same time.