I’ll Meet You at the Cemetery Gates

Lake View Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Cleveland– it has such wonderful art throughout. People like President James Garfield, Eliot Ness and John D. Rockefeller are buried there. My favorite memorial is the angel that sits near the Haserot family plot (). I was just visiting there this weekend when I … Continued


Found on the floor of a bathroom before I interviewed for a position as an editor at a magazine.


I found this in the hallway of my high school on my way home a few days ago.


I walked into my English class the other day and found a notebook full of notes. This was the front page. The size of the OK is a sign of major enthusiasm.

Granny Crush

At my place of business, we have an enter-to-win ballot box that I clean out once a week. This was written on the back of one of the entry forms. Don’t do it, Granny. He’s just trying to get in your will.


I found this list at Wal-Mart. Should I have worn gloves when I picked it up, or do I just watch too many crime drama shows?

I Can’t Do This Any More

Here’s a sad little note I found on the sidewalk at the foot of the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge.

Please No Fibbers

I was walking with a couple friends past a gas station when I noticed what looked like paper stuck under a concrete parking barrier. I lifted the obstruction to find this half-note card.

For Tom

Found while cleaning a house for renovation. I believe the previous owner died but the house was still full of things no one claimed. I saw this picture and couldn’t bring myself to throw it away. The back reads: “Aunt Jessie and Terry / Martha – went to Goucher & her brother Tom / WWII … Continued