Welcome to Anecdoting.com, an interactive blog, featuring stories from you and me, Chad Robert Parker, author of “Sterling Bridge.” Join me each week reading and sharing interesting stories from our everyday lives. Here’s how:

Step 1) Check out the weekly story prompt

Step 2) Click Submit Anecdote

Step 3) Type up a fun memory (350 words or less)

*BONUS: Add other anecdotes as you remember tales to share from your past. (Think of it like time around a campfire with best buds, catching up with girl friends, or connecting with family of various ages over dinner). Have fun! 

“Weekly Prompt”

October 17 – 21:

Picky Eater                           Submit Anecdote


Editor’s Example:

Finicky Food” by Anecdoting.com

My family loves food with few exceptions. Lots of kids don’t like vegetables. I noticed that at school or when I babysat. My mom followed special diets when she looked after other’s kids on a regular basis. But no kid was as fussy as one little boy who stayed with us one day. I have never seen anything like it before or since.

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Last “Weekly Winner” & Featured Story:

Prompt: Detention

Too Late” by Anecdoting.com

A kid on the bus started to feel threatened by me to the point that he began toting a knife to school. There was something not quite right about that kid. (But that’s another story: See Bus Stopper). I happened to be sick the day he was planning on knifing me. Rather than escalate the conflict I decided to get a ride to school from my mom. She had been driving the stragglers who missed the bus more and more anyway.

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