“Make a To Do List.” Check.

So many questions arise from the life of this to-do list maker….Who is Bob? Why does he get the worst jobs? Why put certain bodily functions on the list and not others? Is Pinocchio required reading every day? And so many more…. FOUND on the sidewalk.

Weekend Plans

Ten years ago I was teaching high school. On a Friday just after school had let out I found this piece of paper in my classroom, and realized that it could well ruin one student’s carefully mapped out plans for the weekend. I ran after him, but he was gone – and I mean gone. … Continued

SPRING BREAK!!!

Found this on the floor at a local grocery store.

After-College Plans

This is the end of a 6 page transcribed text message conversation. Basically, the two girls are arguing over who slept with which boy, and who was dating who at the time.

Busy Day

This list was found in the parking lot of my office building, which houses a few different businesses. It was found late November 2005.

Hitting the Books

This printout left behind from a patron at the Bloomingdale Branch of the NY Public Library tells such a fantastic story. Number 8 is the final whammy.

That Gas Smell

Poor Stanley. Always being “dealt with.”

Dunut Recipe

Looks like the start to a good plan.

New Years Resolutions

My grandfather found this and thought it so cute that he brought it in to show us all. He never specified where he found it. I especially love the ‘Winner” sticker. I hope they all kept to their many resolutions!

Andrew’s Christmas List

My husband found this wish list sometime in July or August. I wonder if Andrew is still bitter that he didn’t get a pet rhino, or if he understands that his demanding wishes will take more than a few weeks to fulfill.