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10 Commonly Misunderstood Words in English! / Kalan is for a girl?!

May 7, 2019

My parents are on a cruise and didn’t let me know, so I wasted my time calling them to get their voicemail multiple times yesterday! Then Dad emailed me to say that they could call me from the shore at 8:30, but then emailed me again at 8 to say that they were still on […]

A dragon totem baking mold, DRAGON BALL Z toy with dragonballs, blue dragon

May 6, 2019

I had to call the eye clinic today at 10:30 to get an eye surgery time so I can actually make some fucking plans! After the SECOND “busy office hours” automated message at 11:25, I left them a polite message. Megan finally called me back at 11:55 – I’m supposed to get to Mount St. […]

National Bubble Tea Day! / Vanessa plans! / Shay and WHITE GIRL FLOW! / Spring?!

April 30, 2019

Today is National Bubble Tea Day! 😀 I made plans with Vanessa to hang out on May 20 before she has to work at 3. From TYRA: Shay believes she has good hair because it has “white girl flow”?! From Julie: Another white girl named Spring, this time on DR. PHIL?!

Doritos Dinamita! / Stupid people making you squint… / Vegemite beef jerky?!

April 26, 2019

After DOUBLE COFFEE TIME, I left at 11:30 for my 1 PM appointment at the Burrard eye clinic. Damn construction and detours! I got there at 12:40 no thanks to a crowded 6 Davie bus with one stroller / two walkers / old people, but STILL had to wait an hour to be seen for […]

Easter coming once a year, kids too old for Easter baskets, Bill Stoner and weed

April 22, 2019

It’s Earth Day 2019 and Easter Monday 2019 today! There was an unexpected water shutoff today! Of course Amacon posted a notice at the front door to let people know… come on! Not everyone leaves their apartment once a day! UGH! I briefly called Chrystal at work at 4 to wish her a happy belated […]

Jack Daniels is from Chile?! / Mrs. Weiner and Mrs. Butt?! / How To Write Good!

April 14, 2019

Jack Daniels is from Chile?! Mrs. Weiner and Mrs. Butt taught at the Jewish Community Centre?! From Grammarly: How To Write Good, by Frank L. Visco! Caveat emptor. Carpe diem. O si villi, si ergo, fortibus is in ero. Et tu, brute. My several years in the word game have learnt me several rules: 1. […]

House of Dosas! The Dark Manor! Halloween! Backwash! / Charleszetta Waddles?!

April 12, 2019

Paulo and I were trying to figure out where everyone else wanted to meet, so eventually I said “fuck it – let’s meet somewhere nearby.” The hospital Starbucks it was! We just managed to get the 407 at Alderbridge after ascertaining that everyone now wanted to meet at House of Dosas on Kingsway; like we […]

ANOTHER Mike Litoris in Portland?! / James Bond Cero Cero Siete Carrion Vargas?!

April 11, 2019

I showered and did laundry today. Julie sent me a picture of my 2019 birthday card in the windowsill display! “I heard that people don’t want stuff on their birthday. They want experiences.” From List25: There is ANOTHER Mike Litoris?! Poor kid! James Bond Cero Cero Siete Carrion Vargas?! James Bond 007, everyone!

CURBSIDE CONSULTATION OF THE COLON?! / THE LARGE SIEVE AND ITS APPLICATIONS?!

April 2, 2019

The Canucks played San Jose at 7 tonight, and won 4-2 after being down 2-1. Even included an empty-netter and two goals by Pearson! From my Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader #22: CURBSIDE CONSULTATION OF THE COLON?! From my Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader #22: THE LARGE SIEVE AND ITS APPLICATIONS?!

Blue cartoon dragon! / PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON! / Toothless! / Pink dragon!

March 25, 2019

From Holidays That Might Get Overlooked: A blue dragon in a cartoon! From Holidays That Might Get Overlooked: PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON in movie form! Green dragon! From Holidays That Might Get Overlooked: TOOTHLESS in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, which I watched with Declan and Elysse when I was at Timberwood Village in January […]