Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sheltered Child

This is my third day (two and a half) in the shelter. Technically, this is a hostel (which is something I had planned to do during the trip), but the people here are largely addicts in a variety of ways. … Continue reading

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Port Alberni

Ok, so I know that the blog has kind of fallen into disarray over the last few days – mostly due to stress on my part and concern about the rear tire.  Metal wasn’t showing through the rubber, but you … Continue reading

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Homeless…briefly (with luck)

Just a quick update – that tire is scaring the hell out of me so CHOPT is parked until I can get it replaced.  The quotes that I’ve gotten so far are upward of $400 (includes labor), but there’s no … Continue reading

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Fustercluck

I’m going to try to post these in reverse order so that you can read them straight through – I’m also adding “Part” numbers to make it easier.  Reading them in order will make a shitload more sense :p So … Continue reading

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The 10,000 (Part 1)

A couple of notes – this is where the “Philosphy”, I think, will kick into high gear.  My information may not be 100% correct where I’m referencing things – I’ll dig up links where I can, obviously, but please correct … Continue reading

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The 10,000 (Part 2)

If you haven’t read it, here’s The 10,000 (Part 1) Because it’s relevant, I’m going to relay my dream.  As dreams tend to be, it’s a bit disjointed in places – that’s largely because I don’t remember all of it. … Continue reading

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The 10,000 (Part 3)

So last night, sitting by the fire all of these thoughts were swarming my head.  I was actually comforted knowing that there weren’t any other people in the area – I understand (mostly) how animals think and, well shit, if I … Continue reading

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Tofino, BC – and Temporary “Lodging”

Well, due to the delays in getting the battery in the bike and being able to leave for Vancouver Island (among other things – I’ll get to those) I didn’t quite make it to the campgrounds that I had been … Continue reading

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Brief Update

Due to exhaustion and really not a whole lot having happened today, this’ll be a short update.  Sorry no pics – not much to take pictures of…I’ve been homeless for a day and CHOPT has been staying with her extended … Continue reading

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Historical Facts

There has been some debate over whether or not the following video was, in fact, recorded.  The following was recorded in August, 1985, and as you all can see, it did (in fact) take place. The mohawk you see is … Continue reading

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