Dear Toni

Aiden (age 8) found this letter inside a book called “Quakes” in the library at the Village Free School. He is searching for the person who wrote the letter, so far, no luck.

Chipmunk Cheeks and Gargling Nails

I am a music teacher. I was working backstage at an all-state music concert for high school students. Someone turned this over to me and I wasn’t able to find the owner. As I started reading the first sentence I imagined a sick grandmother writing to their grandson, then it became obvious this was a … Continued

Good News in Newark

Found in a puddle outside my workplace near a day-care center. Glad to know some “Good News” is going down in the city!

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.

Dearest Cory

This notepad scratch was found in the seatback on a flight from LA to Boston.

A Love Lunch

Found on the ground downtown. It looks like part of a restaurant receipt, missing the other half. I wish I could return it to the owner, because this seems special.

A Less Difficult World

Found this note on the title page of a secondhand copy of a book of Adrienne Rich poetry. I like to think Doris gave Sam the book early on in their courtship, and I hope things worked out for them!

Remarkable!

I found this business card while walking downtown.

A Neat Life

This was found while I waited for the streetcar on a typical rain drenched afternoon. It was balled up sitting very close to the garbage can, but it looked very clean, crisp and white, so I picked it up and was very intrigued.

DON’T THINK TOO MUCH, JUST PLAY

Found this while browsing at a used book fair. Wish I could remember the name of the book it was hiding inside, but I didn’t want to buy the book, so I put it back, but kept the note (score!). It’s a sweet note from a mom to her kid, a sort of pep talk … Continued