Get Outta This Town

I found this while moving into my new apartment. Some girls who had lived there prior had left a bunch of furniture behind. It’s a small college town where people come from all over the country. Seems as though this couple were headed their separate ways pretty soon. I wonder if they continued their relationship, … Continued

School Is Worse Than I Thought

I found this while cleaning out some old folders in an art storage area at the end of the school year at the school where I work.

Rough Childhood

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

Love and Ansel Adams

My friend and I found this tucked in an Ansel Adams photography book at the Goodwill. The message was especially poignant, as we figured Dad must have died for this to reach the donation pile.

I’m Not Crazy

Found this cryptic message and picture under a bridge on Tramway. It’s written on the front of what appears to be a really old Radio Shack receipt (judging by the warranty/return information printed on the back). The picture was attached to the message in pretty much the same place. The material of the picture makes … Continued

Dear Daddy

Found on a BART train in the Bay Area.

Sink or Swim

I found this note stuffed into a vase at a thrift store.

Ceep You Head Up

I found this in the bottom drawer of a dresser in an apartment I was cleaning out. It made me feel kind of sad.

Don’t Leave

I am the landlord of an apartment building, and on one of my move-out days late this summer, I found this index card note stuck in the drawer of a desk someone was throwing away. Of course I was irritated by a tenant dumping their furniture in a place it wasn’t allowed, but more curious … Continued

Need Your Help About A Unicycle

These signs were posted all over the campus of Grand Valley State University last year. Every single one was hand-written in the same distinct handwriting. I wanted to snag one of the signs right away, but I couldn’t bare the thought of this person not finding their unicycle because I had taken down one of … Continued