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Caught Stealing

I was at the Harewood Arms Pub Liquor store in Nanaimo the other day when I saw this, the biggest anti-shoplifting sign I’ve ever encountered: This is a liquor store in the neighbourhood of my y...

Glosette chocolate covered peanuts

So… I’ve been really sick this week. I think I have the dreaded flu. So, I’m staying home from work tomorrow as I don’t want to make my co-workers sick. I left work at 11 today...

My calculator

I was doing some random web surfing today when I stumbed upon the site of Monte Stewart. He’s a freelance journalist based in Vancouver. I noticed something very familiar on his website. My calc...

I didn’t graduate!

Back in 2000 I graduated from high school… or so i thought. I passed all my courses, had all the right credits, marched up on stage and received a vynal green folder with a class photo and a cer...
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New Year’s

So, I went over to Nanaimo for New Year’s had a great time. Portland left a really bad taste in my mouth, so I thought a pleasant trip to the Island would be good. And it was. When I think about...
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A dissapointing letter

Well, I can’t say today was my favourite day. I got some bad mail. A couple of months ago I petitioned the courts where my father was born to unseal his adoption records. I’ve always been ...
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Toiletpaper burns

Well, today I had a steak dinner. Two steaks in fact. Third day in a row of steaks – thanks to my new meat budget. It was all good until it came time to evecuate the contents of my bowels. It al...
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Remembrance Day

Well, today was Remembrance Day. It’s a time when we remember those who died in service to “King and Country”.  Like most Canadians I have many relatives who fought for different cou...
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Drama at the bakery

There’s this bakery chain here in British Columbia called Cobs. I love their bread – it’s kind of expensive but I find it keeps well and lasts a long time. It’s of much higher ...