Get up and get out…

The owner of today's featured fortune has been a San Francisco dweller for some time now. A few weekends ago, she and a local friend decided to break their usual hangout habit and instead act as tourists for a day. During their exploration of the city they have called home for years, they were surprised to... Continue Reading →

A little reminder…

When the owner of today's featured message cracked open her fortune cookie she reflected inward. The words described how she hoped to be perceived by those around her. And so she decided to pocket this prophecy as a daily reminder to be compassionate and give without expecting reciprocation. Today it is very easy to get caught up... Continue Reading →

Many happy “returns”…

Happy tax day, everyone! Well, if not for you, it is definitely a good day for the owner of these fortunes. As a tax accountant, the stroke of midnight on this date will signal the end of yet another season of late nights and early mornings. Even though she loves her job, the demands of... Continue Reading →

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend!..

As the weekend fades into a busy Monday, it is pretty easy to understand why someone might find today's featured fortune inspiring. Heading into the weekend with a large amount of unfinished work, this fortune's owner dreaded the thought of spending his days off plugging away at the computer. But, during his lunch break this little... Continue Reading →

Just keep swimming…

Today's featured fortune has been held onto for ten years! Based on its almost transparent appearance, it is easy to imagine the countless times its message has been looked upon. Years ago its owner felt it represented her well and pocketed it. Being a busy-body, she is always occupied with a new project. Though she loves... Continue Reading →

Can I get that in writing?..

Have you ever held onto an item without completely understanding why? Personally speaking, my closet is full of examples: an outfit kept as a reminder of healthier times, a trinket kept for a potential art project, or even a bag full of "I might need these someday" items that without each-other have no other place... Continue Reading →

At a crossroads…

  The owner of this fortune was just closing the sale of her house, when she found herself at an emotional crossroads. Taking herself to dinner while contemplating her next move, this fortune found it's way into her hands. At a time when she needed it the most, it seemed like a message from the universe;... Continue Reading →

All you need is love…

  This message is so beautiful it almost seems obvious someone would choose to keep it. According to this fortune's owner, in his lifetime he has been loved and he has loved, but he has never felt both at the same time. He has carried this fortune with him for many years as a reminder... Continue Reading →

My piece of inspiration…

  I grew up in the Bay Area, just outside San Francisco, where the fortune cookie was created. Wandering through Chinatown with my little sister, we would use our noses to smell out the location of the fortune cookie factory. Stepping into the small, sweet smelling front entrance, and watching the workers quickly and meticulously create... Continue Reading →

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