Raisin Kids

My friend Amy gave this to me a couple of years ago after I introduced her to FOUND Magazine. I think she found it in the back of a used book. Thanks, Amy!

Holy Star Wars!!

I picked up a diary in the children’s section of a thrift store. Some of the pages had prompts at the top. This one was “future predictions.” I taught 3rd graders for a year so if you can’t understand this, it translates to, “It will be like Star Wars. You will have a chore-bot. There … Continued

Pooped

I found this in a public library book.

We Don’t Agree with Everything This Book Says

Our 10-year-old is becoming a little man so to help explain all the changes, we got some books out of the library. In this one book about puberty, he found these notes from a previous borrower, each sticky note placed at a page with the corresponding information. I wonder if Dad agreed with Mom. And … Continued

Love and Ansel Adams

My friend and I found this tucked in an Ansel Adams photography book at the Goodwill. The message was especially poignant, as we figured Dad must have died for this to reach the donation pile.

Well-Groomed Vagabond

The room of the clean-shaven squatter. This documentation of desolation is overwhelming and yet strangely warm. I have had this and a few other very interesting photos for many years. I found it in a box from an antique store.

Bachelorette Party

This gem was left on the copier of a local FedEx/Kinko’s. It appears as if some last minute changes had to be made to the list of word scrambles. I bet Grandma had a great time at the bachelorette party!

Teenage Mullet Ninja Turtles

We found this were an old shed had been torn down. The shed was very old, so we think bugs had eaten the sides of the photo

Smooth Operator

I work in a small college library and one morning this was sitting by one of our computers. I’m not sure if Tony AKA “Cash” is a student here or one of our public access patrons, but clearly he’s as smooth as can be.

Minutare Horse Dogs?

This Post-it was found on my desk one morning when I came in to work, it wasn’t attached to anything so I can only assume I am supposed to pull out my crystal ball and divine who has such large dogs.