I found this on Chesterton Road next to Jesus Green.


I found this list at Wal-Mart. Should I have worn gloves when I picked it up, or do I just watch too many crime drama shows?

From the Sexy Table

I found this on the hallway floor in my junior high school. I think I know some of the people in this note, which makes me think I should reevaluate my group of friends.

I Want Your Life

Found while working at Target. I couldn’t decide if it was a song, a poem, an ode. Whatever. But it was pretty deep.

Can’t Drink at Dagger’s

I found this two-sided note in the gutter one sunny wintery morning, just outside the bar Dagger’s mentioned on the note. It’s a systematic run-down of all of the things that suck in this person’s life, complete with handwriting that goes all to hell over the course of the enumeration. Here I thought I was … Continued


Found floating down a stream in rural Indiana, near the Illinois border. Not your usual place for a princess, well-dressed or not.

Suiside Door

I found this next to my neighbor’s mailbox.

What the…?

Found this in a vintage store.

Why Me?

There was a group home for women down the street from us. I found this while shoveling snow. I was about to dispose of it when I read the last item.

That Box

This note was flapping down the beach by the North Avenue pier. I was with Nicole and Claire. It was a clear, windy day- Thursday May 11, 2000. This note is written on the back of a blue piece of stationary from a Secretarial-Bookkeeping Service in Kansas City. Of all the cryptic, inexplicable phrased I … Continued