These plums growing in an alley by 16th Avenue and Cambie Street look good enough to eat. They’re not — at least not yet. Click the image to enlarge it.
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My blogging made the Province newspaper this morning. Twelve pages in, underneath a story about a Union Gospel Mission barbeque, there was a small mention of my post about finding Canada Border Security Service guard shirts in an apartment dumpster in the Fairview neighbourhood. 481 more words
It’s true, when I was growing up in the 1970s — well into the early 1980s (the late 1970s) wallpaper and carpets in commercial buildings — hotels, motels, fast food restaurants — often featured garish repeating patterns just like the painting I found on a the lid of a recycling blue bin yesterday. 240 more words
The Canada Border Services Agency probably, almost certainly, absolutely definitely, must have guidelines for the proper disposal of guard uniforms.
I’m guessing that a public dumpster behind an apartment building in the Fairview neighbourhood isn’t a proper place to throw away government agency uniforms but that’s where I found a whole big box-full of navy blue CBSA uniform shirts.
The dangers of personal identity theft have been drilled into people’s heads — some more so than others it seems.
The person who threw away the Gateway laptop I saw in a Fairview dumpster today obviously took the warnings to heart because they made sure no one would ever use their old… 498 more words