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Thank You

This part of the Georgia Straight site has exploded since COVID blossomed and tonight of all nights, I decide to drink some G&T's and read all about you. I'm not a drinker by any stretch (2 or three times a year at most) but I thought that the day after my birthday and being all by myself was fine. (hot tip: Hit up the ibuprofen before drinking!) So tonight I want to thank each and every one of you because I'm drunk and sentimental and bless each and every one of you for living as best you can. I'm going to listen to cheesy 80's love songs like True by Spandau Ballet and think that every person deserves love and consideration, fully aware that we hide this from one another every day and hopeful that YOU find someone that can give you all this love and consideration and care that you're worth and so. much. more. I'm drunk and it doesn't matter because I love you people. Honest. You're so very precious and loveable in the specific. Take care of yourself, beautiful.

What do you do

When nothing makes sense to you anymore and you may have lost the will to live. I simply dont see the point anymore. It will leave food for others. Too many people on this planet to survive much longer anyway. Taking one for the team. Your Welcome. There should be an option available for people that dont need to be here anymore. I would gladly take that option. Gladly Save our dieing planet.

You know what's weird about bread?

When you bake it yourself, it doesn't go bad in less than week (unlike the store bought stuff). Why do they add all the crap to the store bought stuff then? How old is their stuff? Weird shit. Sourdough may not be as trendy now, but it's part of my routine. Glad I learned this skill.


My ex wasn't really my "type" but we got along so well that it didn't really matter. Now they're with someone new, I'm realizing that I wasn't theirs either....

Thanks to Covid

I’m finally getting laser hair removal Because usually I’d be at the beach everyday swimming and not have the time for it. Watch out 2021 one clean looking lady will be at the lake.

Death by Swan Boat

One time my now wife and I rented one of those recreational peddle-powered swan boats at a lake. We were somewhere in SE Asia (I'd have to dig through my photos to remember where). By the time we reached the middle of the lake we realized the boat was slowly taking on water. Soon after fish started jumping around the boat. Since we seemed to be sinking we immediately imagined they were probably piranha and we peddled as fast as we could. The faster we peddled the faster the fish flew all around us. My wife was screaming in terror as fish shot past our faces. Anyway, funny in retrospect. They probably weren't *actually* piranha.

Dwindling friendship

I used to have this super funny, creative and open minded friend. Over the years I lost her to the world of corporate finance, 9-5 life and frightening money obsession. I’ve seen it coming for years but recently realised she’s so far gone in that world and our personalities & values are completely different. I don’t want to hang out with her anymore, because every conversation is about money! I’ve told her so many times that I value a simple life but she can’t leave it alone and is always bringing up $$$. So sad. Does anyone have a friendship like this ?? How do you deal?? I don’t want to lose her as a friend but I also can’t deal with constant talks of finance.

Wondering where he is now

Several years ago I was in a pub, waiting for the ferry, on the way to visit my sick dad. A guy and his friend sat beside me and started chatting with me. I wasn't receptive because I was bone tired and he turned to his friend and said "damn, shot down again." My response was "I have no energy and my dad is dying. Why do you have to take me not wanting to talk to a stranger so personally?" His response was "I'm dying, too." Longer story short he was a young guy with COPD and destroyed his body with substance abuse that eventually he'd left behind him. His friend confirmed this was true. I always wonder what happened to that guy.


I’m genuinely curious to know what exactly the people screaming about a “Covid conspiracy” believe that conspiracy is? Who stands to gain? Thousands are unemployed and using up government (taxpayer) funds at a dizzying rate. Thousands of businesses are closed and may never reopen. So really, why would anyone deliberately create a false pandemic that’s affecting the entire planet? I’m truly curious about how these people have come to this conclusion.

I have feelings for my friend

I am unable to express how I feel towards my same-sex friend who is currently married. I don't know if I have a crush on her or I actually developed romantic feelings for her, either way, I deeply care about her and do think about her. Even if my friend is single I care too much about our friendship to ever put her in awkward position. Anyways, I respect marriage and I do not cross such boundary. This is a secret that I have and I have no one to disclose it except for here, thank you for reading it.


You helped me, I want to dat...thank you!

I was riding my mountain bike and you were on a road bike. I was stopped on Fern St in North Van...


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