Category Archives: Canada Files

A Case of the Brazils

Last week, I took a samba class. And it was great. And it broke my heart. For me, samba will be always be Latin Quarter nights with Andrea and Keila and Renata and Kelly and Mike K. and Trevor and … Continue reading

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Maybe two years is long enough

A couple of weeks ago, I was at work at the restaurant, filling in for our hostess who was out of town. These two women came in right about when I first got there “just have a glass of wine.” Four … Continue reading

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So far

I’ve worked everyday and am up to 25 pages. Two hours equals about 5 months and 5 months equals about six pages. That means I’m at October 2010. That means my next chunk will take me back to May 2010, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Trip, Day 3/4

-Spent most of the day catching up at Kelly’s -Went to the “biggest liquor store in BC” on 41st & Cambie which looked like an average-sized BevMo to me to get sauvignon blanc for dinner -Indian & Easter bunnies -Dub … Continue reading

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Trying to find a reason to want to come home

Eh, I guess.

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Vancouver Trip, Day 2

Things I do in Vancouver that I don’t do at home: -Rock gumboots -Drink tap water -Send postcards -Go to the Aquarium -Eat really good, obscenely cheap, sushi -Drink gin while playing gin in the oldest part of the city … Continue reading

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Vancouver Trip, Day 1:

Hung out with CBSA in a windowless room for a little while Got my irises scanned for my NEXUS card Got an upgrade from the car rental company Accidentally drove onto a Rez Did LA amounts of driving (YVR-North Van-Kerrisdale-Kits-Commercial) … Continue reading

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