I found this small note on the sidewalk (in front of some bars) in the Hawthorne neighborhood. Ruth seems like a nice lady.
Whenever I find a discarded spiral notebook with unused paper in it, I save it for students who don’t bring paper to class. Sometimes these spiral notebooks have some interesting stuff in them. This drawing is one. I’m not a science teacher, but the shape of this guy reminds me of what I remember about … Continued
I found this napkin on the sidewalk in southeast Portland. I’ve never heard of the Break Time Sports Grill & Pub, and was pretty sure it wasn’t in my neighborhood. When I Googled it, this bar is in Salisbury, Maryland! This napkin traveled all the way across the United States only to be dropped on … Continued
Found this piece of song writing gold on the way home from the bar one night. Walking near NW 22nd and Glisan.
When I saw the find from March 14, 2009, I was reminded of this. A sign next to it, written in the same style, said, “If you sit and use our bathroom ~ Please spray freshener, open window, and shut the door. Thank you.” There’s a deli in the market where delicious sandwiches are served, … Continued
Found in a rain puddle while walking the kids to school. I hope the person that lost this list didn’t forget what they needed to do.
My wife found this letter in an old paperback book she purchased from a local bookstore. I think it’s such an awesome time capsule. Kinda makes you wonder weather Dieter and Melanie are living “happily ever after” in a commune somewhere.
I found this in a mix of of old slides from a thrift store that I bought to test out a projector I found on the street earlier that week. Good news, the projector works like a charm.
Found outside of a school in far East Portland as I was walking my dog, must have been earlier that day, because it hadn’t been rained on yet.
My friend found this slip of paper in the vents of his house in NE Portland, an apparent relic from its previous residents. On the front is a child playing with an adding machine. On the opposite side, a child has written “I will eat you.” This is what I imagine regarding its origin: the … Continued