Liz, The Lab Writer And The Ex-Marine|
Copyright © 1998 Walt Zientek
(A True Story for Verteran's Day)
I was working downstairs when the phone rang.
"Dad!, It's for you. Some guy read the article in the paper about the book and
"Is this Walt?" the gruff voice asked.
"Sure is," I answered. "What can I do for you?"
The man went on to tell me his name, where he lived and how long he had been
"So the newspaper says that you are some kind if computer expert. They say
Now, I think this is pretty funny since I am certainly not an expert and because
"I have this little momento that I have to send to Elizabeth Taylor," he said quite
He then went on with a rather long story that included many zip codes and the
"So, you want me to try to find you an address, is that it?" I asked.
"Yep," he responded. "I seen them computer guys on TV. They can find out
I got his phone number and told him I'd see what I could do. Sitting at the
After wading through the usual celebrity porn and celebrity tribute pages, I
That got my attention. Twentyfive pages later, I had the names and address of
I called the old gentleman and told him that we had to do a "Back Door" move
The New York address was not what he wanted. He needed California, because
We exchanged a little more small talk, he thanked me and we broke the
I really hope his package gets to Liz. After all, it is Veteran's Day and he is an
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