Marked Urgent

This While You Were Out message was found in a Seattle library book titled Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald in October, 2011.

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.

Icky Nicci

My friend Jen and I found this when we were going to lunch.

Don’t I Look Ambitious

Stopping and browsing at a local yard sale about a year ago, I picked up a copy of Alcoholics Anonymous and found the attached photo. It was probably taken overseas during World War II. At first, I thought it was in the tropics, but the landscape belies that. Perhaps it was taken @ a US … Continued

What Many Men Crave

I worked at this camera shop back in ’03-’04. Once in a while there were some people who would come in from Western State Psychiatric Hospital.

Why Are We Here?

I found this while closing shop at the cafe where I work. I think a girl, who was practicing what she learned at massage school, dropped it.

Sighting

I found this trampled and weather worn note on Eastlake Avenue on my way home from a friend’s house one night. It seems so earnest and helpful– like the kid who wrote it was concerned for the neighborhood’s safety.

Ana’gore’tes

We run an all-ages music venue that typically specializes in intimate shows with indie acts from all around the Pacific Northwest. Recently, for Halloween, we invited the local high school kids to put on a metal show. It was great. After they all left, while cleaning up, we found these set-lists still lingering on-stage. These … Continued

Anonageek

Found this photo in the pages of a book in the Evergreen State College Library. It’s compelling, though I can’t put my finger on why. The singular event that launched my found photo obsession.