Wedding Photo

I had gone to the recycling center to drop off my cans, glass, etc. and found this memento on the asphalt between the big dumpsters for`plastic and paper. I want to think this is a mistake. Why would someone throw away a wedding photo? I am guessing it is from the 1930s, possibly the 40s. … Continued

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.

On My Blue Jens

I found this, along with many other interesting things, at my high school. It is still unclear to me exactly the first line means, but I’m glad she included illustrations. Maybe she thinks she’s a diva. Who knows?

Thanx

I bought a used copy of U2′s “Joshua Tree” on vinyl at a local record store and found this little note inside. I don’t know if Jeff ever found Emily’s proclamation of love, but it now has a spot of honor on our refrigerator. I think lusty thoughts each time I see it.

Ten I See

My brother, another guy and I went to this field to throw around the football and found this note. I actually left my sweater there so it’s maybe the universe’s way of evening things out; find something, lose something.

Tubas

Found behind a file cabinet in the music library of my high school band room.

Dump Adam

Found this stuck to a page in the middle of a used book.

I Will Find a Way

Years ago, I knew a mentally handicapped fellow that would walk by my home almost daily. One day I went for the mail and found this lying on my driveway. I was moved with sadness for him because I knew he wanted to share his frustration with someone… but who could understand or do anything … Continued