A Sure Thing

Many years ago I came across this note lying on the sidewalk near my house. I’ve carried it with me for years, I’m not exactly why. Inspiration? Cautionary tale? Who knows, but it was only matter of time before the note made it to your site.

The Saddest Dad

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

Icy Bag of Poop

Whenever I go to the grocery store, I pick up any discarded shopping lists I see (it’s my voyeuristic side). I found this one a few years ago. Totally normal on one side, and HELLO, pure pre-adolescent genius on the other.

Special Dad

I don’t remember where I found this, most likely at a garage sale or thrift store.

Yellow Truck and Gun

I found this photograph in a rental house garage in 1998. This is one of my favorite things ever.

Our Youngest Boy In Our Family

These notes were posted on telephone poles around my corner – I left this one there for three months before grabbing it.

I Will Take It In to Get Fixed

I found this in a yard where the tenant once threatened to shoot my dog for sniffing around. My favorite part is that Russell decided to spare his friend the anguish of discovering his problems were public knowledge. Hopefully a bad temper isn’t one of Jon’s problems, or else Russell Jr. might have to worry … Continued

Acid Family

My lover, Michelle, found an interesting toolbox at a garage sale. When she opened it, there were slides inside. She asked the man running the sale about them. He said he bought the box at a garage sale the previous year, but never ended up using it. Michelle bought the case, kept the slides, and … Continued