Author Archives: Aaron Bregel

About Aaron Bregel

Just trying to get by

My visit to CHAZ (Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone)

Thanks for visiting my blog. It is basically dead but I did not have another place to really write up this long brain dump. Feel free to ignore any all of the rest of the posts, mostly from another time … Continue reading

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Please help me figure out who signed these baseballs

I am not much of a baseball autograph collector outside of trying to get the Hutch Award winner and the keynote speaker from the award luncheon. Other than that I might have a few Mariners players and coaches and generally … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the other

Let me first say that I am a big fan of Fred Hutch. Both of my parents had cancer treatments at the Hutch and/or Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Data from my dad’s care was used in ongoing Hutch research.  Additionally, … Continue reading

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Mariners trades for 2015

As I started to think about what teams made the playoffs this year I started to think about players that had played for the Mariners this season and now were on playoff teams.  As I looked at all of the … Continue reading

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Why is Windows Phone still missing so many apps?

I guess I would be classified as a Windows fan boy having worked at Microsoft for over 2o years but now a bit removed from the company I am more and more frustrated by Microsoft’s lack of ability to close … Continue reading

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My 2015 SIFF picks

With my busy schedule I was able to schedule in these films in the 2015 Seattle International Film Festival.  There were many films I wanted to see but they did not fit into my schedule.  If you are going to … Continue reading

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SIFF picks for 2013

I am way behind this year on deciding what movies I might see in the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) let alone buying tickets but here is the list I think I am going to go with.  As always there … Continue reading

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Justin Smoak is the home run hitter for Safeco Field

With all of the talk about moving in the fences at Safeco Field, something that I am opposed to, I went out to look for who are the players who hit home runs in Safeco Field.  I assumed outside of … Continue reading

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Book I read in 2012

Once Upon a Time: A Collection of Classic Fairy Tails Author: Brothers Grimm Released as a companion to the Once Upon a Time TV show this is a collection of the Brothers Grimm fairy tails. Each was only a few … Continue reading

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Mary Blair at Disneyland

A few years ago I got this great card from a friend in Japan and I did not know who the artist was.  It turns out it was Mary Blair who was a big part of Disneyland and Walt Disney’s … Continue reading

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