It Saddens Me

I found this in a copy of the book “The Bridges of Madison County” that I bought at a yard sale. The mom in that book had a romantic rendezvous when her kids were out of town.

Geek Romance

I run a small technology lab at a local university. I found this message left at my printer this morning. Somebody printed it last night and forgot to pick it up. The lab is open-use so there’s no way for me to know who printed it.

This Is What You Did to Me

Over the summer I worked at a restaurant and found doodled onto a napkin where a family had been sitting. Hope she gets over her broken heart.

The Saddest Dad

We found this hand-written note to a dad blowing in the wind in the middle of a frisbee golf course.


I found this on a sidewalk while walking to school. I pictured my own life flying by until I became the person who was writing this note.


Found in a book

Dear Mom

I’m a counselor at a camp and I found this on the floor after all the campers left.

Rough Childhood

While my family and I were walking on a trail I found this letter in some tall grass.