Monthly Archives: June 2010

Alcohol is a hell of a drug

This is the drunk guy who invited me to sit with him during the U.S.-England World Cup match, proceeded to ask me the same 5 questions over and over then fell asleep and was subsequently asked to leave. He also … Continue reading

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Deb(b)i does daydreams

I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true. -Debi Thomas “What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I … Continue reading

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Monarch Contemporary Art and Sculpture Museum

I shot a couple short videos while I was at the Gardens. I apologize in advance for the Cloverfield-style cinematography. Steadicams were invented for a reason. The thing I was reacting to at about 1:45 was the sound of a … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Washington

Tuesday, the 8th, was my 3-week anniversary (weekaversary?) of being here. I had my Nexus interview in the morning down in Blaine (the first city across the border in WA) at 8:30. Thankfully, things went a lot better than they … Continue reading

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Viva Italia!

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Last Friday at Fisherman’s Wharf

I joined Groupon which is really cool, and scored a $90 manicure/pedicure for $44 Then afterwards I walked down to Fisherman’s Wharf to get some fish & chips from A few things I saw walking around My nail tech was … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day this morning

“Self-acceptance comes from meeting life’s challenges vigorously. Don’t numb yourself to your trials and difficulties, nor build mental walls to exclude pain from your life. You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them … Continue reading

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Happy 3-week anniversary!

I was informed by a Canadian Border Services Agent today that I am officially a “temporary Canadian resident.” Break out the Tim Horton’s and Molsons! (But maybe put the Molsons back because alcohol is expensive here and I don’t have … Continue reading

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Something I started that may or may not be finished

It’s raining. It rains. A lot. I’ve seen more rain in the past two weeks than I have in the past 2 years. This is a wet place. Soggy. My thoughts have grown mold. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. City of … Continue reading

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It’s 3 am. I can’t sleep. I’m exhausted. My mind is racing.

I keep thinking that I don’t want to be here anymore. That I just want to go home. Work. Get my life together. Sleep in my own bed. Not share my bathroom. What’s the point of staying another 6 weeks … Continue reading

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