Author Archives: anecdotaltales

About anecdotaltales

He's a simple enough fellow. He likes movies, comics, radio shows from the 40's, and books. He likes to write and wishes his cat wouldn't shed on his laptop.

Trying Out: Massage Parlor (Or, Getting Rubbed the Wrong Way)

I have this weird opinion that I should be able to turn my head roughly one hundred and eighty degrees.  I think that when I try to lift my left arm, it should not go numb.  I am against gigantic … Continue reading

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Expired Dates

As a teenager, I thought I know how attraction worked.  You looked around the high school, you saw a girl you thought had nice aspects, and you fell for her.  Simple.  Oh sure, a Hollywood movie might cause you to … Continue reading

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A Fund Farewell

Oh, so that’s it? All that time and we’re done, huh? I mean, I get it. I didn’t think I had much of a shot with you back in the summer of 2020. But hey, a guy can dream. It … Continue reading

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Good Samaritan, but Not Great

The story of Seattle has more than a few tragic characters.  There appears to be a great overlap in the people that are homeless and the people that suffer from fentanyl addiction.  It seems too heartbreaking that those without homes … Continue reading

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My Family’s Timely Demise

When I went to visit my family this spring, I came home with a new batch of stories.  My mom had taken some old letters, typed them up, and put all those stories in a binder.  I ran out of … Continue reading

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Caught in the Work Webb

Last week I spent two days learning from a rocket scientist.  He gave a talk on Friday about the James Webb Space Telescope and he had a tech rehearsal earlier that week. Run-throughs are nice because you get all the … Continue reading

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Can We Talk Movies? Nope?

Showing any new movies? “Nope.” Wait, are you still showing Thor? Nope. Well, do you have a blockbuster flick? “Nope.” Why not? Why not what? Why not show something new?  We are! Well, tell me what it is. “Nope.” Is … Continue reading

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Housing Issues

Allow me to share with you a silly, stupid, and pointless argument that I constantly have with myself. “I want a house.  Not a huge one.  A one-story would be fine.  I want a bedroom, a guest room, a little … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

Now that we have talked about how I spent my birthday, let us chat about how I wanted to spend it. I desired an escape.  I craved outdoor time.  I yearned to get away from it all.  What I really … Continue reading

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Honest Scales

I am not the biggest celebrator of birthdays.  Let me go for a walk or watch a movie and I will probably be content.  I put a stop to getting gifts a few years ago.  (My shelves are full enough, … Continue reading

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