Hot Box

Found on my way into the library.

Drug Attic

Found on the window of the CTA El train.

High Noon

I found this on the sidewalk next to a debris box on Central Avenue, between Fulton and Masonic.

Cat in Tux

I found this picture in the parking lot of the music store that I used to work in. I never knew what to do with it (I couldn’t just toss it) until I found your site. The picture just seems to tell some sort of story, but as to what that story is, beats me.

Touch the Fire

Not sure when or where this came from, or how long it was waiting inside that book for me to find it. I always find stuff in books but when I found this I thought it seemed worthy. Anyway it’s become my favorite bookmark, at least until I forget it inside a book for the … Continued

Gun Control

I picked a little pad up off the street in the East Village on Saturday — the day after the horrible school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut — and opened to find this page. Not entirely sure of the message, but I’m going to just hope it’s in support of gun control, and against killing drugged … Continued


I found someone’s shopping list at a CVS. Or is it a to-do list? Clearly, the Pills are the most important thing. It’s even separated from everything else. Next in order of importance is Butts, then Beer, then meat. It’s like a life poem.