Poor Pelican

I work at a community center and I found this drawing on the floor. I thought it was great that he was born in “New Orlands” and died from “lunge cancer.” But, it truly is a sad story.

Yes Do You Feel Sad

This find touched me. I was kind of flooded with a mix of memories and emotions when I realized what I was holding. First off, I was happy to discover that kids still pass notes. With all the technology advancements and changes in just the last 15 to 20 years, I’d imagined that there was … Continued

Tired Horse

I worked for a small town public library which provided a great source for lost materials as patrons seemed to use anything nearby as a handy bookmark. Oftentimes, we’d try to reunited these misplaced items with their owners, but it wasn’t always possible. This was one such item that caught my eye. I doubt the … Continued

You Have Stalker Mail

Got the most bizarre stalker postcard in my mailbox today. It’s addressed for the previous tenant (*phew*), a Mr. D. Snodgrass. The front is completely hand inked with metallic craft pen and the whole thing is chunky with decoupage glue. Looks like a lot of lonely went into this.

Hint

I found this in the book “What Women Want Men to Know,” by Barbara DeAngelis, PhD.

The Saddest Dad

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

Good Bye

I found this while hiking on my birthday this year. It was tucked carefully beneath a fallen tree on a little-used path which emptied into a clearing of wildflowers.  The handwriting appears feminine, but to what or whom she says goodbye to is left to the imagination.

Don’t Be Snappin’

I found a book in the parking lot outside of my school and this was one of the things written inside of it. The book also had raps and some funny “essays” for school.

Dear Mom

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