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In this one way I'm addicted to getting my fix

Yesterday evening I fixed a toilet — despite the fact that as a homeless person I don’t even own one (where would I keep it?). 694 more words

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Homeless counts are all the rage at this point in time

This year, Canadian cities seem to be counting on their homeless people more than ever before.

On March 24, the same day that the city of Vancouver, B.C. 615 more words

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Visiting the island of kids, cars and Canada geese

Granville Island fairly hums with activity from dawn to dusk but I was honestly surprised by the complete absence of honking when I ventured down under the Granville Street Bridge to visit the peninsular shopping and tourist destination, early Saturday evening. 548 more words

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A cloud writ large

Earlier this week, I looked up into the southern sky over Alder Street and thought that I saw sky writing of a sort but I admit that my judgement may have been clouded by my imagination. 112 more words

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Knot really an owl but don't tell the crow

Thursday afternoon I was looking to catch a dumpster-diving crow in flight but instead it appears that I caught it trying to stare down a tree trunk that looked remarkably like a giant owl. 329 more words

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I'm berry berry confused

Did I see an immature little strawberry today, growing in a hanging plant pot that was suspended from the rafter of a garbage enclosure-slash-gazebo?

Or did I see a pineberry, which looks like an albino strawberry (white fruit, red seeds) and tastes something like a pineapple? 271 more words

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The sunset looked awesome at English Bay (I bet)

You may or may not agree, but I feel that the electric blue lightbox sign of the Wawa…um, big multinational insurance company, way down West Broadway Avenue, just west of Burrard Street, added something special to Thursday evening’s sunset as it looked from West Broadway Avenue and South Granville Street, at 9:03 p.m. 6 more words

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