Years ago, I knew a mentally handicapped fellow that would walk by my home almost daily. One day I went for the mail and found this lying on my driveway. I was moved with sadness for him because I knew he wanted to share his frustration with someone… but who could understand or do anything … Continued
Last summer, while crossing College and Yonge Streets, I looked over at a phone booth. There was something red on top of it and I went to investigate. I’d assumed it was an address book until I opened it up to find a letter written inside of a coiled notebook with a fuzzy bell on … Continued
I found this at the bar that I worked at in college after we closed. To this day, I wonder what the other “missions” were, and if I had met this fellow.
Some co-workers found this in the middle of a legal pad at work, but I’m the only one who thought it was worth saving. It cracks me up every time I read it.
I found this while walking our dog a few months ago. To me this seems to be the nonsensical ramblings of a person suffering from paranoid delusions. Perhaps it is secret FBI code. In any case, the handwriting is nice.
I found a green spiral notebook that had various notes and unsent letters. The letters and notes chronicle Devon’s summer camp experience in 1997. The find I’m sending you is one of the tabbed dividers in the notebook. Dennis Rodman is cool!
I am pretty sure that the last line was an afterthought.
The author of this New Year’s Day reflection looks to be a very lonely and dramatic 18-year old. I’ve got a feeling he’d make a really good boyfriend if she’d ever give him a chance. New Year’s get better once you’re old enough to drink.
Note found on sidewalk seems to be outlining what to say in an upcoming telephone conversation. Detroit circa 1988.
I found this on the Jubilee tube line on my way home from work. It appears to be a kind of diary entry letter to no one.