Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Alors on Danse

Lately work has been insurportable!

I'm barely hanging on!

jamel debbouze & stromae

Monday, November 29, 2010

Hot Hot Coolness

dani california- red hot chili peppers

Peek-A-Boo Kitty

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

This Weekend

A touching goodbye from my manager
Gym x2
Veggie burgers at La Paryse & sitting down for KT Tunstall
Listening to Shopping Music for Bloody Wallets part 1 (here) on repeat...

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Angry Birds Peace Treaty

I don't think you even have to have played Angry Birds to find this one funny!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Going Crazy

This week has been sooooo difficult. Everyday I came so close to just losing my shit on clients, people on the bus who sit too close or decide it's ok to talk to me the entire ride, my alarm clock, annoying co workers, inconsiderate pedestrians, the special breed of dumb-dumb(s) who decided it was a good idea to play Virgin Radio in our work environment (If I have to hear Ke$ha "sing" one more time...), just everything.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Oh God, I just ate too much...

Cover 10: Crystalised

Better than the original?


Monday, November 22, 2010

Way Back Home

This video is as cool as it is beautiful!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Otter

Did you know? ...

Male otters are called meowters, females are queens, and the offspring are pups.
They are super smart: they have the ability to create and use tools.
Their average life span is 12 years (double in captivity).
They can remain under water for up to 4 minutes and dive up to 250 feet in search of food!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Excuse me!?

During my lunch break today, I needed to return a pair of boots that I had bought last week (I know!! ... but I'm learning that I really don't need anymore shoes). I had planned a mad dash to the shoe store so as to have enough time to buy a lunch (my break is only 30mins). It was, however, the Santa Clause parade today and the sidewalks were packed with strollers and kids and parents holding cameras with the longest bulkiest of lenses. I wasn't going to let a visit from Santa stop me, I was determined. Yes, I was walking a little too fast and there were a lot of fragile kids around, but I'm also very conscientious, so there was no need for this dad to stop me and sternly tell me to be careful! I just ignored him, which prompted him to ask me if I understood the language he was speaking... !!! How old did he think I was to talk to me like that?! A teenager? Although, I did do something today that a normal teen may be inclined to do (besides rolling my eyes at a dad): I went driving toute seule, a first for this 27 year old...

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Uh Oh

I have a sensitive tummy, and the Thai food T & I had for dinner tonight really isn't agreeing with it... I hope I'll be able to have a

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Dog vs Cat

The Dog

8:00 am - Dog food! My favorite thing!

9:30 am - A car ride! My favorite thing!

9:40 am - A walk in the park! My favorite thing!

10:30 am - Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing!

12:00 pm - Milk bones! My favorite thing!

1:00 pm - Played in the yard! My favorite thing!

3:00 pm - Wagged my tail! My favorite thing!

5:00 pm - Dinner! My favorite thing!

7:00 pm - Got to play ball! My favorite thing!

8:00 pm - Wow! Watched TV with the people! My favorite thing!

11:00 pm - Sleeping on the bed! My favorite thing!

The Cat

Day 983 of my captivity.

My captors continue to taunt me with bizarre little dangling objects.
They dine lavishly on fresh meat, while the other inmates and I are fed
hash or some sort of dry nuggets. Although I make my contempt for the
rations perfectly clear, I nevertheless must eat something in order to
keep up my strength.

The only thing that keeps me going is my dream of escape. In an attempt
to disgust them, I once again vomit on the carpet. Today I decapitated a
mouse and dropped its headless body at their feet. I had hoped this
would strike fear into their hearts, since it clearly demonstrates my
capabilities. However, they merely made condescending comments about
what a "good little hunter" I am. Bastards!

There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I was
placed in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However, I
could hear the noises and smell the food. I overheard that my
confinement was due to the power of "allergies." I must learn what this
means, and how to use it to my advantage.

Today I was almost successful in an attempt to assassinate one of my
tormentors by weaving around his feet as he was walking. I must try this
again tomorrow, but at the top of the stairs.

I am convinced that the other prisoners here are flunkies and snitches.

The dog receives special privileges. He is regularly released, and seems
to be more than willing to return. He is obviously retarded. The bird
must be an informant. I observe him communicate with the guards
regularly. I am certain that he reports my every move. My captors have
arranged protective custody for him in an elevated cell, so he is safe.
For now....

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


I've been thinking more and more about moving out; specifically the freedom involved. Freedom to come and go as I please without having to explain myself or have anyone worry. Freedom to watch movies alone as loud as I want, while eating crunchy potato chips past 10:00 pm. And maybe most exciting of all, freedom to organize and decorate my very own space. I'm currently collecting photographs to help inspire (near) future ideas...

(A mirrored headboard!!)

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Goodbye Sun!

The sun is now setting, officially, at


This means that... well,

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Lessons To Save

This evening, as I was reading through the random tid-bits of things saved, I came across something I had copied from a friend's FB profile caption. It read:

"Live in the moment! In the end, it really comes down to being able to survey the present and have appropriate emotional responses, be it rage, or humour, or love etc. Don't live in the past or worry too much about the future, it'll ruin your relationships, prevent you achieving your potential AND cramp your style." --Graham Mcleod

I had forgotten that I saved this, and now I hope to always remember it!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sunny Disposition

It was unusually mild and the was sun unusually bright today. This picture was taken from my bus stop this morning on my way to the gym:

Standing there, absorbing the sun's light and heat, I felt truly content.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Remembrance Day

Montreal today
To the glory of God and the memory of the immortal dead who brought us honour and peace

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Lucillae Dress

How pretty is this dress?!
Should I or shouldn't I?

Beats part 5 (Play It Loud Edition)

love cry- four tet

paper romance- groove armada

unite- burial

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

$$ Double Take $$

The other day I was just browsing through the designer collections at Simons when a gold Balamain dress caught my eye:

I had to do a double take on the price tag of... $10 000 !!

Monday, November 8, 2010


Have you seen these trailers for Inception?!

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Le Banquier

This evening my cousin Benjamin won big on Le Banquier (the Qc version of Deal Or No Deal)!! As a competitive cross country skier, his goal is to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The show was particularly special because it showcased Canadian Olympic athletes, all of them familiar with his plight of raising money to support his training.

Saturday, November 6, 2010


Today I experienced something that only happened to me once before: I got (and regrettably still have) a migraine. It started this afternoon at work when my vision started to become all blurry. There were waves of color and motion all over, I started to sweat and got really scared. In retrospect, this is what is called the aura, what happens before the onset of a migraine; at the time however, I was confused and scared. I couldn't focus on my work and called mom in tears of panic. After hanging up my vision got better but then my head started to pound... I had to leave work early and still this headache is so strong...

Friday, November 5, 2010

A Fine Line

My sister Syb was showing me some videos from the Banff Film Festival which got me thinking about the line between someone's sense of adventure and just plain recklessness. How is it that society glamorizes those who decide to risk their lives and seek danger under the guise of chasing a dream? Here's one of the videos she showed me:

Solo: Lost at Sea

Here is a man who decides, in the name of adventure, to leave his son and wife behind to become the first to cross the Tasman Sea (between Tasmania and New-Zealand) alone in a Kayak. I can't help but see him as an irresponsible man, not a courageous adventurer...

Watch the entire doc here

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The Name Game

Busta Rhymes was born Trevor Smith
Bono- Paul Hewson
Gene Simmons- Chaim Witz
Elvis Costello- Declan McManus
Tina Turner- Annie Mae Bullock
Yves St. Laurent- Henri Donat Mathieu
Whoopie Goldberg- Caryn Johnson
MC Hammer- Stanley Kirk Burrell
Elton John- Reginald Kenneth Dwight

the name game- shirley ellis

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Illest Fun Facts

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down 
continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

The red 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor, who had red eyes (he was albino).

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were
made of wood.

The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan. There was never a
recorded Wendy before.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

The dot over the letter i is called a 'tittle'.