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Drive-by Blogging #2

Ahh!  The sounds of spring!

Not birds singing …

nor new leaves rustling in the trees …

nor rabbits rustling in the hedges.

But leaf blowers, lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, mulchers, dethatchers, tree trimmers. 19 more words


It's official.

Unless you are related to me (Hi family!), you probably have no idea how long I have been working on making The Suburban Survival a reality, but let’s just say it has been a… 336 more words


Local man’s obsession with the fill level of his bins deemed “unhealthy”

After some introductory therapy sessions with a psychologist, Watsonia man John Kantle’s obsession with the fill level of his bins has been deemed “unhealthy”. The emotional attachment that John has developed, in addition to the oppressive amount of time he spends worrying about the bins’ ability to “get to the bin night without overflowing” has reached dangerous levels. 221 more words


College Mail Deluge

While the weather continues to be absurdly changeable, there is one constant in our life at the moment: the deluge of mail coming into the house every day from colleges all over the USA. 670 more words

A Trip to Sholpur, Bangladesh

A snippet of the journey from Bangladesh’s capital city, Dhaka to a beautiful village called Sholpur. It was a short 24 hours trip by road and ferry.

Suburban life ain't cheaper

Extraordinary real-estate costs in cities like Vancouver and Toronto are pushing people further and further away from said cities.

A single detached house in Vancouver costs close to 1.5 millions. 591 more words


I Don't Want To Be A Suicide Bomber

Of course I don’t actually want to be a suicide bomber. You don’t need to worry about me. I’m not a violent man. I don’t want to hurt or kill anyone. 2,440 more words