Blood on the Floor

Found this little gem on the sidewalk. My friends and I found it strange that the writer shows no concern about the blood or the fact that the recipient was strangely still “sleeping” in the middle of the day, and instead was worried about feeling unloved themselves. Huh.

Bring Her Back, Baby

After dragging my Christmas tree curbside, I found this soggy note next to my mailbox.

Big Sheep Rancher!

This is Part 3 of 4. We own a sheep ranch in the mild climate of the Pacific Northwest, and have a livestock guardian dog which lives with the sheep to protect them from predators. She is a Maremma, bred for this purpose, and she likes her job of being lazy all day in a … Continued

Nursing Rudolph

This image was found when I picked up a book at a used book store.

Too Small

A crinkled up note I found a half block away from my home in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It seemed to have been put on the windshield of a car and then discarded. We couldn’t quite decide on what “they” could be, except that maybe they were breast implants. And the Spaghetti Factory seems like … Continued

The Pros and Cons of Candy

On Halloween my house gets a lot of trick-or-treaters. A LOT. This year we estimate that about 1,200 kids came by our house. When cleaning up after Halloween I found this note on the floor on a crumpled 3×5 card. Perhaps this was dropped by one of the moms?

Nectarine Pancakes

I found this in a used bookstore, between the pages of a 1970s edition of Henry James’ “The Ambassadors.”

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.