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Archive for October 2008

Three Cheers for Ricky

October 20, 2008

You’re welcome, Ricky. You’re very welcome.

The Bathroom Floor – Ongoing

October 9, 2008

And on it goes. Again, your hobbies are probably weirder. 1) The Victoria Clipper, enroute to Seattle. 2) My parents’ downstairs bathroom, with hexagonal tile. 3) One of the myriad Starbucks on Burrard St, in Vancouver, BC. 4) Café Crèpe on Granville St, also in Vamcpuver.

This Is Where I Work – Mail

October 3, 2008

At work, I get to use one of my favourite labour saving devices. It’s a machine that opens large volumes of envelope mail. The mail gets flung by some rollers at high speed along a very sharp spinning blade that removes the top several millimetres of paper. However, if one envelope goes errant it throws […]

I’m a Terrible Person

October 3, 2008

When I first glanced at this book while just passing the shelf, I honestly thought it was a non-fiction book on the topic of racial stereotypes pertaining to language. I mean, come on! The Lace Reader? Turns out it’s a novel about someone who tells the future by reading doilies. I’m serious.