Author Archives: Cosand

About Cosand

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.

He Was There With Bells On

In 1912, Seattle Times Publisher A.J. Blethen donated twelve bells to the University of Washington.  What was once a water tower became UW’s Blethen Chimes Tower.  The wooden tower was next to the Observatory near 45th Street and 17th Avenue.  … Continue reading

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A Tale That Wants to Be Uplifting

I have worked in an old building.  A building old enough to be an historic landmark.  And, with all things old, not every little cog and gear functions as it should.  I have been around that place plenty.  I know … Continue reading

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One Thing

Once upon a time, I did all that I could think of to make a relationship work. I reenacted a scene from “Love, Actually“. I e-mailed, called, texted, all of it. Eight years later, I stopped trying. And that is … Continue reading

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Stop Me When You’ve Heard This One…

I really thought I was done talking about movie trailers today. I dedicated two whole installments. Then I watched this. There is giving too much information. There is over-sharing. And then there is giving away the entire movie. Sigh. I … Continue reading

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Romantic Rundown (Part 2)

Okay. We went over the movies that are coming out. However, older movies are still completely allowable. In no particular order, movies that I think are top-notch Valentine’s viewing. “Man Up” Rated R I do not love R-rated movies. But … Continue reading

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Romantic Rundown (Part 1)

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away. (That rhymes, so it must be true.) The movie folks are well aware of this, as evidenced by the upcoming flicks. Care to take a looksee? “Somebody I Used to Know” Rated … Continue reading

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Extra(-Colorful) Arches in My Run

I try to listen to my gut.  And on Wednesday of this week, my gut told me to go for a run.  Not an insane request, but I tend to keep my runs to Sunday.  Also, it wanted me to … Continue reading

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Pavlov Works Both Ways

Darn it, Pavlov. At no point did you warn what would happen when the pets began to take your studies and turn them on us. You knew it was coming, right? Well, a heads’ up would have been nice. But … Continue reading

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I Hear Ya

People do not feel heard these days. They take to websites and post lengthy rants. They lament what others are doing, often in opposition to what they want. We have been sequestered away for a few years, afraid of each … Continue reading

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Painting a Picture

If Albert Bierstadt were still alive, he would have plenty more to paint. Since I cannot paint, and he has been dead over a century, I can only make suggestions. See? Plenty of opportunities to revisit or add to his … Continue reading

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