Sunday, October 31, 2010

I miss Matsuya so much

Banff was full of beautiful views, as usual.

Saturday, October 30, 2010


Here's Darin holding the pumpkin AMT carved for ACOL. AMT is looking sly because she managed to convince everyone that she organized the conference, when really all she did was organize the conference.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Newish Workspace

My new computer doesn't work in trains or forests, so I can only get work done at coffee shops with people these days. So, like, let's do that.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Huh. I guess the e-waste recycling movement hasn't quite caught on yet.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Prairie Gardens, Adventure Farms

The corn maze wasn't as good I expected, but the faded zombie hippo statues were delightfully terrifying.

Thursday, October 21, 2010


After almost two months in my new place, my DVDs are alphabetized and my Philip K. Dick novels are ordered by publisher, then sub-ordered by publication date, but today is the first time I've bought soap.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Zacharias Kunuk!!!

I can't miss this! Don't let me miss this!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Le Coup Double

I know a fried chicken and bacon 'sandwich' isn't strictly vegetarian, but I'd try almost anything once.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Another Year

Sapporo was giving out free beer for our man from Kyushu's birthday. Alvina is excited about something else. Vince is not excited at all.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Tone Deaf Shoulder Tumors

I didn't take a picture Thursday, so here's a video challenge for you: if you can watch more than 10 seconds of this, you've outlasted most of us.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

YUYU Creepies

Wow, what a great and not at all creepy gift.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Symphony is now in effect

Despite not knowing who Maestro (nee Fresh Wes) is, Bekka has the only rap-sack backpack I've ever seen.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Total Costs

I guess I should be more judicious about my shortcuts.

Sunday, October 10, 2010


This year, we let Rosie's do the turkey-cooking for Orphan's Thanksgiving. I didn't spend much time taking pictures. I was too busy eating.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

New Neighbours

The alleys in the valley don't have as many interesting things as the alleys in Strathcona, but they have way more abandoned houses with live-in squatters.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Not very candid

Now that Pud is back in town, he'll be around linguistics a lot more to pose for awkward pictures.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Things Change

God, what is it, Midnight? I _never_ go home this early.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


No-longer-gendered bathrooms at Bistro 112! I thanked the server. s/he knows people who get in trouble no matter which gendered bathroom they go into, so...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Doctor's Orders

My doctor just prescribed not-drinking-alcohol, so if you have any use for 4 tall-boys of Pilsner, let me know.

Monday, October 4, 2010


You can't forget where you live for very long when you live in Edmonton.

Sunday, October 3, 2010


I think we did a good job of using our festival passes.You should definitely not see The Corrupted, but other than that I'd recommend all of these.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010


Payday Friday at Sugar Bowl is an excellent plan.