Stubum

I found this folded up in the floor vent, under the grate in a school classroom.

Don’t Tell Her

Found this note folded and in the gutter at NE 12th & Davis. Wonder who the “her” is and hoping that this direct approach paid off.

Hats and Anarchy

I found this on a line #75 bus seat on the TriMet Bus. Made me chuckle.

Busy Day

This list was found in the parking lot of my office building, which houses a few different businesses. It was found late November 2005.

Merry Christmas

I found this small note on the sidewalk (in front of some bars) in the Hawthorne neighborhood. Ruth seems like a nice lady.

XMAS Poo

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 Just Wanna Make Out

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

Sexual Math

Found this piece of song writing gold on the way home from the bar one night.  Walking near NW 22nd and Glisan.

Change Your Seating Habits

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