Snow

Tonight that’s it. If there remained any doubt in some spaced out minds, it has been erased. Winter is upon Vancouver and as a proof, it is releasing its first snow on the city. It’s wet snow, of course, and the flurries are barely able to leave their footprint on cold windshields, but it has…

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Blog Roll

"Winter, solitude’s bedfellow, is the smartest of all the seasons, simply because it knows that it doesn’t have to produce any heat." [From Matthew Good‘s blog] "About 100 icebergs drifting northward from Antarctica have created a new tourist trade in New Zealand. One iceberg was even visible from the coast of the island nation –…

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Siderodromophobia

I left early this morning, after literally falling out of bed. The dream I had been having before the fall was about skydiving and I left home with a big bruise on my forehead, having leaped out of the plane and immediately assumed the Delta position for maximum horizontal speed in freefall. My bedside table…

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Drought on a Rainy Day

What happens when a city issues a warning that its tap water is no longer safe for drinking? People run out and buy bottled water. And what happens when that city has a population of 2.2 millions? Two millions run out and buy water (the rest were drunk or too lazy). According to my sources, the…

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