Van Gogh, some urchins, a side of grandmas making blankets made this a rather event filled albeit fairly weird few weeks.
Somehow I managed to be the last person on earth who hadn’t seen the force awakens… Now I hadn’t realized it was asleep, I mean I saw those movies in the 80’s and it seemed pretty goddamn awake back then…
I guess two isn’t exactly an infestation, especially since they live in a cage and are really friendly, but I’m sticking with it. My house is infested with rats. It’s awesome.
So after years of telling me to go to hell to no avail my mother decided that we were going on a road trip. The place is literally called hells gate…
For over a hundred years Canadians with free time have gathered to kick off flu season with large gatherings. One such cause of the incipient plague is the PNE in Vancouver. Fun was had, diseases contracted, all in all it was a success.
So since I am now in Burnaby and new to the area I needed to find a doctor. My new doctor happens to be located next to Charlie’s Chocolate Factory. I swear that fact played no part in my decision making process. That disclaimer made, I get to go to the chocolate factory a lot, and it is awesome.
There were many, many, many baffling things. One of which, Was what I presume was an alien blowing bubbles. I didn’t get a good photograph though, I suspect some sort of futuristic anti-evidence gathering technology was clearly at work.
There was also a surprising number of Batmen and women… Not a clue as to WHY exactly, but they were there.
Well… by science I mean the dessication of organic matter. Which is a fancy way of stating that I put a bunch of sliced fruit in a dehydrator. The first batch worked out pretty well and resulted in a bowlful of dried fruit that I consumed in under an hour. Needless to say I did…
When I boarded the plane in Manila it was 37 degrees or so, when I landed it was sunny and warm for Canada, a balmy 17 degrees… I was freezing.