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Beer Hunter

Sometimes I sneak up on my fridge and try and catch a stray beer that may be hiding there...

LGBTQ I feel you

My mother tried si hard to raise me as asexual and keep me that way as an adult. To her disappointment I'm still heterosexual. Now I know what it's like to be a gay person with a homophobic parent.

Dealing with Angry, Rude Dad

He's old and angry, never misses a chance to cut me or any of my other family memebeta down. I'm having a hard time keeping my patience and empathy. Unfortunately we all live together so i can't just "never speak to him again" I'm trying very hard to be empathetic and inclusive but I keep getting verbally slapped in the face. Doesn't matter how kind I am- he looks for something to criticize. Most of the time I ignore because I know he loves conflict. I hate conflict since I grew up in a situation living with another male who was constantly aggressive & abusive. I'm having a hard time...any pearls of wisdom would be appreciated. In case it matters I am 49, my Dad is 81 and we all live together with my adult children & husband. The home is large enough that he has his own space (living room, kitchen & bedroom) Give me strength! I have none today

Climate refugees

Even the wealthy inhabitants of California can be climate refugees. Lack of safe living areas, lack of rainfall and water. It scares me.

Moron drivers

Hey moron, I'm allowed to cross the street at a street corner. I don't have to go find a crosswalk, as your pea brain has led you to believe. In fact the only place in Vancouver where you can cross the street without being at a street corner, (J- walk), is Granville Mall.

Hypocrisy in action

Just read the article about Neil Young blaming Trump for the California wild fires that destroyed his house. Neil is an amazing musician and I'll give him some slack because he just lost his house and is obviously emotional. However, his blaming Trump for the fires is ridiculous beyond belief. These massive wild fires have been happening for years including the two terms that Obama was in office. He also seems to forget about all the fossil fuel he has used flying all over the world over the decades of his storied career. His traveling all over the world for the last half century has probably resulted in the burning of more fossil fuel than was used by thousands of people put together. I can understand his frustration, but he shouldn't forget his larger than average role in global warming.

My coworker melts me.

Since I started a few months I've had a huge crush on you. The heart stopping, hand shaking, nervous, I think about every moment type of crush. I think it's mutual by the long stares, huge smiles, and awkward conversations. I notice when you stand a little too long on your way out of my office. I'm on my way out of an open marriage and want you. Maybe you do too?

What's the deal RCMP?

I listened to a woman telling this story at the cafe this weekend. of course, I don't know all of the details but this is the Cole's notes version. A drunk driver ran into her car. The drunk was from the US. Because no one was injured and the driver was from out of the country, the police gave her a 90 day roadside suspension in BC and a lift home. THAT"S IT! A drunk that could have killed someone is getting off with a suspension that means nothing since they live in another country. Apparently Americans can break the laws in Canada as long as they don't hurt or kill anyone. Meanwhile, the people they effect are left holding the bag. The woman who's car was hit is going to get nothing from ICBC because the driver was from out of the country an driving a rental. Any loophole ICBC can find to get out of paying people. Unless they have a good story about a neck ache from a tiny fender bender. Then ICBC pays out tens of thousands... What a fucked up system!!

Stop Asking Women When / If They are going to have kids

A woman just got married? Had one child already? 2? In their 30s? No matter what the circumstance, it is NOT appropriate to ask women if they want to have children. Ask about their life. Their dreams, their goals, their career. Someone could be going through loss, miscarriage, infertility, issues with their marriage, or can't decide if they want kids yet, they're trying to learn about themselves, or perhaps they don't want kids etc etc. It is NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS. Just stop!

writing on the wall

What does it take for Vancouverites to read the writing on the wall, 2018 home prices started to fall, it will be worse in 2019-2020 with plummeting prices, China having serious problems, Europe is at the beginning of a turmoil, America's economy does not look good, home owners in Vancouver desperately trying to sell there over-valued homes to save what ever equity they have left, interest rates rising, not every one in Vancouver purchased there home for cash, most hold mortgages, and yet Vancouverites believe there is an invisible shield protecting them with the attitude this cant happen to us we are safe in Vancouver, they could not be so wrong, home prices will collapse, how many times have I seen this already, London, San Francisco, Paris, Hong Kong, home owners in these areas trying to sell there homes, it is amazing how many homes are for sale in France, Vancouver, California, England, and Hong Kong, all trying to save there equity, every day from Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, London, Malta, Cypress, Greece, nothing from Australia yet, I am being offered Mansions, Castles, Waterfront homes in such places a St, Tropez, Cannes, even Hawaii, even converted Churches, people trying to sell to put there money in a more considered safe investment, so read the writing on the wall and understand what it means.

Feeling stupid

One of the most galling things I remember about a person I was in a relationship with, is that I was supplying his free internet for ages which he was using to text other women while he was sitting right beside me, claiming that it was work.

Crazy dreams

I’m battling severe insomnia lately when I’m frequently awake for the entire night. When I finally fall asleep I’ve been having really crazy dreams and / or nightmares. Yesterday I woke up completely terrified from a nightmare, and just now I woke up laughing my head off. I dreamed I was running through some dirt roads and down steep hills wearing high heeled shoes that were two different sizes, an expensive business suit with a tight skirt, and I was late to go on a road trip with a much younger former coworker who was pregnant but hadn’t told anyone yet. The real kicker was that I had just come back from the hairdresser where I had gotten my luxurious long hair (in real life) cut into a mohawk. Oh yeah and I was struggling to carry a bunch of recycling stuff in a bag because I couldn’t find anywhere to properly dispose of it. I may actually be completely losing my mind at this point but at least it’s entertaining!

Two Cents

Good looking women that complain about dating are too picky in my opinion. They have too many options. Dating for good looking women is easy. Put up a profile pic and get 100's of messages and then pick the best looking guy. He pays for the date and you find something wrong with him and update your picture and get another 100 messages and start all over. If a woman is good looking and not completely crazy she should have no trouble dating in the Lower Mainland.


Tank and the Bangas

I saw you all beautiful people, jamming and dancing hard to this incredible set. I've seen...