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04: Unsolved Mysteries
Scott's Log Cabin Security & BBQ

Scott’s Log Cabin Security & BBQ

This past Friday, about 30 minutes after I’d dropped my wife off at the airport, my phone started going crazy as a barrage of rapid-fire text messages appeared. At first, I feared something might be wrong. However, these messages were from an unknown area code, and at a glance seemed to make very little sense....

A Most Peculiar Cancelation

We live in a pretty small house, and recently decided to rent a storage locker to help free up some space around here. Late last week, my wife called to reserve a pickup truck from the local U-HAUL place that I needed for my Saturday morning storage run. She did it online, and gave them...
SUPER CUTE PUPPIES

SUPER CUTE PUPPIES

A few mornings ago on my way to work, I spotted a pickup with something important-looking crudely scrawled across the tailgate. I drove closer to get a better look, and snapped a photo.     When I eventually passed, I saw that the truck was driven by a perfectly normal-looking middle-aged guy. Since then, I’ve...

No logical explanation?

Haven’t been able to post in this category in a long time, but this story fits PERFECTLY. A few weeks ago, my friend Andres and I backpacked to the Bear Lakes in the Trinity Alps. The goal was to head up Friday afternoon, and try to get all the way to Little Bear Lake which...
Tin Foil Hats in Northern California

Tin Foil Hats in Northern California

While cleaning up our little home office the other day, I came across something that brought back some funny memories. Back in late November of 2011, my wife and I were doing our annual post Thanksgiving tradition of tracking down Christmas Trees with the in-laws. It’s a fun tradition, and recently it’s been rather easy...
Please Explain This

Please Explain This

Take Down This Number, or Store it in Your Cellphone

Take Down This Number, or Store it in Your Cellphone

This is kind of dumb, but so weird and annoying I felt the need to share it. As I’ve mentioned previously, I spend a lot of time driving and listening to the radio these days. Recently, I’ve noticed some oddly-related ads on certain stations that I’ll attempt to describe. Individually, these ads are nothing out...
The Huddlers

The Huddlers

Over the weekend, I took my lovely wife and our son on a hike out on Point Reyes. More specifically, we went to a semi-remote area known as Abbotts Lagoon. We hiked all the way out to the actual beach past the lagoon, which is a very pleasant mile-and-a-half stroll. As usual, there were very...
Scary Scoot

Scary Scoot

My dog and I go for walks almost every day if the weather is nice.  I’ll either take him down the canal so he can swim, or I’ll take him down to Sequoia Middle School so he can run around the big field and chase geese. Well, the other day I took him to the...
The Strange Testimony of Larry V. Stotts

The Strange Testimony of Larry V. Stotts

On more than one occasion, we Amigos Locos have crossed paths with some extremely unusual people. Earlier tonight, I was digging through some old folders in the back of my filing cabinet and found a strange document that had been given to me by one such person years ago. Back in the summer of 1994,...

Shedding Some Light on the Nuudess Camp Mystery

Earlier this week, the wife and I were briefly up in Redding for the 4th of July. My folks had invited some friends of theirs from church over to join us for dinner, and we sat and talked over large slabs of meat. T and his wife live on High Street in Old Shasta, a...

The Phantom Rose Thief Strikes

I’m posting this under the “Unsolved Mysteries” topic, although this is one I hope to solve as soon as possible. Here’s the story: Last year, Mrs. Eduardo and I planted some nice rose bushes in the front yard of the house we’re renting. We needed to put something there after having ripped out a bunch...