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Found on my way into the library.

I Just Don’t See the Point Anymore

Found in the parking lot of a Tasty Thai restaurant. A break-up note of sorts? A modern day Romeo and Juliet? Angsty teens? The possibilities are endless.

Air Traffic Control

I found this on a shelf in the library where I work. I wonder if the child recently went on a trip via an airplane or if they just like planes.


I found this at the library in a Hellboy comic.

Dear Grandma

Found in a used copy of Ronald Reagan’s book “In God I Trust” in a used bookstore in Portland.

When You Have Good Time

Found lying on the wet winter street in Portland. Did Jackie get it? Did Jackie reject it?

Comfort or Discomfort

I found this inside a Deepak Chopra book. It’s written on the back of a yellow color chip. The names of the colors “Translucence” and “Afternoon Delight” seem to fit well with the spiritual “to do” list.

Groceries and Sex

I found this list in June 2002 in the women’s restroom of a supermarket. I glanced over the front and realized that someone had forgotten her shopping list for an upcoming vacation. I probably wouldn’t have flipped it, except for the fact that the person had written “-over-” at the bottom of the page. The … Continued