Love, Mila

I found this tucked between the pages of a textbook in a thrift store. What’s the reason for placing a towel on someone’s pillow?

Cause She’s Not

I picked up this folded yellow piece of paper on Harvard’s Campus. I unraveled the well considered folds to find this amazing note: short, sweet and to the point. I love how well-punctuated it is.

Prayerful and Patriotic Homage to Barack Obama

I found this on a bench while waiting for the Lexington Ave. subway. It’s so carefully crafted and the sentiment rings so true, that I had to pick it up. Oddly, it’s drawn on the back of a truck driver’s pay stub, which I think somehow adds to the authentic feel of it. My girlfriend … Continued

Nothing Better

I found this on the steps of Mitchell Hall at UWM leaving class one day. I love a well-titled list!

Bra Request

This was found in our library book drop bin.

Not One Word

I found this note on a rainy northwest day on the steps just above my office and a bank. It seems to be written by someone my grandmother’s age, so who could it be for? I can just imagine her spouse of 60 years tossing it down… and then throwing caution to the wind and … Continued

Dear Etta

I found this stuffed in a Rudyard Kipling book copyrighted in 1899.

One Inspiring Friend

I found this one near a high school on my way back from the mall. I was kind of sad to find it, as it seemed to me that either Jazzmyn wasn’t as thrilled about receiving such a glowing note as I would have been, or she did love it and now she’s bummed that … Continued

Get Sobre!

This was misdelivered mail; I didn’t open the envelope, but as you can see, I didn’t need to.