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The Time To Say "I Love You" Is Now: Trying On My Grandma's Shoes

When I was small, my mother would always say “When I grow up, I want to be like your grandmother.” Even before I recognized people as models, I knew that my paternal Grandma was admired by others for her character and for her generosity. 637 more words


Yard sale!

I’m doing a yard sale tomorrow if anyone wants to come by! I’ll be at 4100 Coloniale near Duluth in the Plateau from around 12-6pm. Included in the sale will be these cool and kitschy embroideries, a 1.5′ tall ceramic dog, and a bunch of other stuff I’ve found in the last few weeks. 16 more words


The end of summer is near. Maybe that’s a good thing, because I haven’t found much of value since it began!

I consider an average week to be one where I find around 500$ worth of stuff – that would give me an income of 26000$ for the year. 655 more words

Food Not Bombs in DC (part 2)

I am sorry for writing this post so late, my excuse¬† is that I had so much work and some issue with my camera to get my photos of this event… Nevertheless I have left The USA, worked for a week in a lab at my home University in Czech Budweis and then spend almost 2 weeks in Scotland hiking the West Highland Way. 477 more words

Early morning dumpster fire in Fairview linked to dumpster diving

Thursday morning (September 15) Vancouver firefighters were called to an apartment building in the Fairview neighbourhood to deal with a fire in the building’s dumpster. 318 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Recent sales (August 15 - September 11)

I’ve been doing a good job lately listing or otherwise dealing with things from my “death pile” (ie: a collection of stuff that sits around doing nothing and makes flippers feel overwhelmed). 1,335 more words

On dumpster diving and how to reduce food waste

During Eco Week 2016 (19- 24 September) next week we will screen the “hugely entertaining” (Variety)¬† and “startling” (New York Times) documentary ‘Just Eat It’, 975 more words

UC Sustainability Office