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Better be warm on the other side, GO Thailand!

Once again, this last week has been filled with good time spent with family and friends. We are still here in Chicoutimi, spending our days chatting away and eating good food. 779 more words


Another good month

Posted 4/25

So here’s the take from the last month:


By the dumpster, a dozen mandarin oranges, just lying on the cement floor. A few have some mold on the outside, easy to wash off, says nothing about the inside, it’s still perfectly good. 1,328 more words

Respectable Dumpster Diver

Suburban Treasure Hunt

I’ve always enjoyed the thrill of thrift shopping, buildingĀ stories around discarded items, and searching through a sea of forgotten garments to find that perfect piece. 334 more words


A pneumatic blonde of sorts

You can take it as a promise or a threat but I’m telling you — eventually, if you live long enough, you’ll see everything. This isn’t a feature of life so much as a side effect. 119 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Dumpster Diving: I Got the Hook-Up

The rapid ascent of streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime can be directly correlated with the decline of bargain bins, those age-old repositories where forgotten would-be blockbusters mingled with direct-to-DVD sequels and D-list cash-ins designed to parallel box office bombshells. 1,200 more words

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Bone-tired looking binner

Monday morning I caught this would-be binner — not a Fairview area regular — nodding off on a bus bench outside the McDonald’s in the 1400 block of West Broadway. 29 more words

Vancouver B.C.

"I don't know, maybe it was the roses..."

I went digging behind a grocery store
inside some green metal containers
with sticky lids
and crusty insides

the first oneĀ smelled
like rotting meat… 300 more words