Slightly Missed Opportunity

I went for late brunch today at a local diner called the Beachside Grill (now I’m even forgetting if that was the name exactly). I had the lunch special which turned out to be a HUGE!!! clubhouse sandwich. Not one of those sparsely populated polite excuses for a clubhouse. This sandwich was so thick I split my lip trying to eat it, even after I squished it down with my fingers.… Read the rest

Visiting Santa

It’s a bit chilly up here but Santa gives out free coffee to grrls who haven’t been too bad. Pretty good coffee. I’m not sure why he gave me the ice cream cone. He was smiling and pointing out into the snow. Did he think I’d shovel for him? Silly Santa…

Non Demeaning

I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

21st Century Bohemians

The Poverty Jet Set is another name for 21st Century bohemians. A rag tag group of artists, travelers, writers and filmmakers riding the bad-ass pirate ship of life with a parrot on our shoulders and a little “yaaarrr, matey” in our cheeks.

The Poverty Jet Set is a term coined by Douglas Coupland, one of my favorite writers of all time.

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As the Dating Tumbles…

T: Craigslist post:

I’m looking for you… 6’3″, blue eyed, handsome they say, down to earth, kind, big hearted for the right gal, well read, well travelled, love to cook for two, like to stay active, swim, hike, mountain bike, love to read for knowledge, love to GIVE pleasure….a renaissance man with an edge….

You curvy, curvy, curvy, down to earth, kind, cuddly, older than me preferably, but not necessarily,……

Dinner and a movie?….I’ll

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The End of TV Commericals?

On the CBC news site:

A proposal by Canada’s broadcasting networks to charge cable and satellite companies fees to carry their signals is one of the more contentious items on the agenda as the CRTC begins a major TV policy review Monday.

The broadcast regulator is hearing submissions on what the networks call “subscription fees.” The cable and satellite industry has another name for them — a “tax” on TV signals that Canadians now get for free.

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Happy Birthday to my Dad

How long is it still your birthday after you’re dead? Happy birthday to my Dad, even though he’s been dead over 2 years now. Don’t know where he is, but I thought I’d post something to mark that I do still remember which day it was.