Tuba Mantra

This was found in a notebook leaning up against the wall of an almost empty parking deck.

Price Check

My friend Kelly and I found this beaten up note by a tree on our campus.

The Hardest Test I Have Ever Taken

I was volunteering at the recycling center that is part of my elementary school. I was digging through a trash-can, sorting things into paper, plastic, cardboard. I grabbed this out and laughed boisterously – this kid obviously knows what’s up.

Lunchtime

From an exposed roll of film inside a Brownie camera found at a Goodwill around 1978.

Popos and Mickey D’s

I found the journal left by the printer in the computer lab of the design school during one of my many all nighters.

Lick Me, ’90s Style

I found this on a bookshelf in biology a few years back. I like a couple of the bands and so I kept it.

Read My Poems

As a high school teacher, I often find interesting things. I have the habit of picking up crumpled balls of notebook paper and unwrapping them to see what’s inside, before tossing them in the trash bin. Sometimes it’s trash, sometimes treasure. No one at school knows I am a found hound; otherwise I would suspect … Continued

I Know My Calculus

I work at the Indiana University library, and this is one of many treasures I’ve found in the stacks. I think some graduate students who work in the carrels upstairs had a bit of a nerdy love connection going on. This piece of paper was folded in half over a lengthy calculus problem; but, there’s … Continued

Sorry Steve

Seems like someone’s still playing around with you, Steve.

Not Cool

I never really find anything funny or cool, but this one day I was walking back to my dorm room and there on the ground I found this. It was pretty sweet.