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Spicy Pickles

There are two foods I’d often avoid as a child: salad and pickles. Not that they were bad, they just weren’t good. I grew up in the eighties: salad was iceberg lettuce with a slice of cucumber and two tasteless grape tomatoes. 530 more words

Dumpstered

The Employment Paradigm: A Labor Day Story

I used to think that the scariest thing about unemployment was the obvious, the lack of an income.  But I soon came to realize that there is something else:  The fear of the unknown.  1,680 more words

Unemployment

Another good month!

7/8 – Found 2 11oz. containers of dips, hardly touched – spinach artichoke, and roasted red pepper hummus. ‘Best by’ dates? August 2014. It also suggests that they should be eaten within 5 days of opening. 1,750 more words

Respectable Dumpster Diver

Picking brambles: freely available fruit

I notice that fruit on the bramble that’s happily set root in my garden is about to ripen. Free fruit, with absolutely no effort to me. 209 more words

Simple Life

Free Stuff!

Three years ago, I moved to Ireland and met a Swede, whom I am unfortunately for different reasons, not in touch with today. He was taking a year off University to ‘try and see the world’ and we ended up working for the same company for some time. 784 more words

Everything You Need To Know About Scoring Free Water In MTL

We all know how costly bottled water can get – and it’s doubly frustrating that we need it to live. Thankfully, Montreal has many cool spots that, unbeknownst to many, offer free water. 482 more words