The Italian word for “very beautiful” is bellissimo — itself a very beautiful word. But you only say this if you’re referring to guys. To say that a woman is very beautiful, you say that she is — … 470 more words
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About two hours ago I was halfheartedly watching two big blue and yellow Unitow tow trucks slowly circle the 99 B-Line bus that had conked out in the westbound curb lane of the 1400 block of West Broadway Avenue at about 5 p.m. 489 more words
It’s 6;30 p.m. in Vancouver. The skies are now overcast and a light drizzle is intermittently falling through the sultry early evening air.
From my vantage point in the the 1400 block of West Broadway Avenue, I can infer the course of distant events in much the same way that astronomers can detect unseen planets by perturbations in the orbits of planets that they can see. 273 more words
On Tuesday, June 23, the flag was flying at half-mast outside of the shared building in the 1400 block of West 10th Avenue, which houses both the Vancouver Public Library’s Firehall Branch and the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services… 530 more words
All the talk of Japan on this blog, it’s probably hard to see where my other nerdy proclivities lie. Take Shakespeare: in high school I was that dork who loved reading Hamlet and writing essays about it. 1,347 more words