Monthly Archives: May 2010

Currently at a Starbucks in West Van

There’s something disturbing, heartbreaking, debilitating to local economies, beautiful about how capitalism sees no borders. This area kinda reminds me of that stretch of Sunset in the Palisades. I wanted to wander which I guess means that I wanted to … Continue reading

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What are we even doing here anymore?

I loved Sex and the City when I was 15 and coming to the heart-crushing realization that I would never be Claire Huxtable but now, after seeing the trailer and reading the reviews of the unnecessary sequel, I cannot decide … Continue reading

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Please?

I am willing to give up pedicures because I am, as my mother so gently put it, “poor, unemployed and homeless,” but lord, can someone bring me a massage before I diiiiiie??

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Misguided Missive to the Guatemalan Man Who Tried To Talk to Me on Commercial Drive

Querido Señor, Telling me that you once dated a Black girl (when I didn’t ask) at some unspecified point in history (because I didn’t care) does not mean that you “know what’s up.” (You do know how to smell like … Continue reading

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Obviously this is the real reason I was stopped at the border

Turns out he was caught when officials checked his computer. Seriously, dude? And it seemed like a such an airtight plan. What a wonder this guy is still on the market.

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Matchbox 20, “If You’re Gone”

Why did I never see them live? Was I raised?

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The million dollar question

A friend emailed me tonight: “How is it going there? Are you happy?” My response: “It’s going alright. I haven’t really met anyone yet, not anyone I need to have more than one conversation with. I miss knowing people and … Continue reading

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Joey Ryan & Kenneth Pattengale cover “Ghost Town”

I remember hearing this for the first time the night of Cary’s record release. I know such talented people. My music life makes me feel like the luckiest girl in the world. The Voice Project.

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A final(e) night to watch together and cry alone

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I went hiking!

Most people–tourists–when they come to Vancouver go to as I did when I came last year. And while Capilano’s a fun experience, there is a another bridge off the beaten path just up the road–and this one is free as … Continue reading

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