For Hookin Shit Up

I found this note out in the country next to a huge water tank. It was written on the back of a business flyer that discussed floral arrangements for children’s parties.

Give Craig Money

I found this list in a stairwell in my college dorm in Oneonta, NY. What first came to mind was the hope that the writer felt motivated enough to do something today. And also the question of what she is giving Craig money for.

Don’t Give It to War

Found a block from the Old Town School of Folk Music. Written on musical notation paper. Maybe this was an assignment for some sort of class on protest songs. There’s something to be said about avoiding moral arguments and getting straight to the point: war costs money, and I want the money instead.

Would You Make a Deal With Me?

My mom’s boyfriend found this on his windshield behind a church in Erie. What we’ve been debating is whether the guy who wrote this is either really old or if he was writing on top of a piece of concrete.

Money Where Your Mouth Is

I received this dollar bill a while ago as change. I didn’t want to spend it, even when I needed an extra dollar–I’d always borrow instead. Something tells me that this was a bet. “I’ve got a dollar that says I can make this putt.” I wonder if those golfers have upped their antes since … Continued


I found this on the floor at a party.

France No Good

I found this in my wallet a few years ago. I wonder who had the rubber stamp made … and for what purpose.

Put Jamba in Fridge

Someone used this to pay the $5 cover of our art gallery happy hour here in San Francisco. It made us laugh.

I’m Sorry, Saige

I was buying some alcoholic beverages and the cashier handed me this dollar bill. The writing caught my eye immediately, and it just about broke my heart. Was the argument over money? Did Saige spend the dollar without seeing the note?