But What It’s Really For

This scrap of paper was found on the floor of the lobby outside ‘The Stampede Ranch. Puzzled by what this note meant, it all became clear later that evening during the “Miss Stampede Ranch” competition. The question for which this answer was written was, “Why do cowboys wear belt buckles?” Needless to say, the dame … Continued

Blue Hamster

It never got mailed. Forty years later, found in a side pocket of a second-hand old Samsonite suitcase.

Golden Jubilee

Discovered behind the furnace, in the basement of a house I once lived in.

Pleased to Inform You

I found this in a used copy of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” two days ago at the Book Market used bookstore. I thought this was really sweet because everybody I talk to that was a kid during the first Harry Potter craze admits to having secretly wished that they would receive a … Continued

Simone

Found this in the top dresser drawer of a cabin we rented. I have it framed. We love Simone the paraplegic dog.

Caffeine Craving

This one was found walking with my class from the Gladstone in Toronto back to the Go Station.

Justice

This is from a school journal I found lying on the street. What follows is sea sickness, famine, and one hellish night spent on a floating plank of wood in black freezing water. That’s enough to seize the darkest corners of insanity … because she stole a lighter. Stay tuned.