Reflections & Ruminations

Jul 112010
 
  • BOO to the Space channel for showing the Dr. Who Christmas episodes when summer has *just* arrived… Back to studying hemorrages. #
  • Learning about gross fractures while hung over from Martin Monday is brutal. I'm sure I'm sweating vodka… #
  • OK… The First Aid teacher is hot… Wonder… ??? Naw. #

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Jul 042010
 
  • RT @mashable Google Will Cover LGBT Partner Health Benefits http://bit.ly/c2JTuK #benefits #domestic-partner #gay #
  • OK… Blueberry pancakes are on. Who's bringing the bacon/ sausage? Call me! #
  • Why do we believe people who, in the heat of the moment shout the first dumb crap that comes into their heads? (Note: not my life) #
  • Question for the SM crowd: we speak of adrenaline and endorphines. Aldous Huxley (yes him) adds histimines to the list. Comments? #
  • Folks at work today were talking about how full dishwashers save more water than hand washing (an equivalent amount) True? #
  • **pout** Martini Monday cancelled for unavoidable reasons. guess I can finish off this blueberry vodka on my own… #
  • What the coming .xxx domain means—and what you can expect: http://bit.ly/9TjAK3 (via @wired) #
  • People often talk about going back in time with the same wisdom. I like where I'm at now. Can I have the wisdom of my 80's? #
  • Mike Rowe's Dirtiest Jobs: reminding me what a spoiled, whimpering, self important, blindly privaleged, overpaid soft, human I am. #
  • Rubber Theme at SinCity tonight. Tillie quote: so many gorgeous children of the revolution! Yummy gay men present and a vacu-bed! #

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Jun 272010
 
  • No. In my bed. Finishing off a book. Napping a little. You know. But all the &*#& air traffic noise! What is this? The G8? Cripes. #
  • Having a hard time feeling social today (especially with all the air traffic – WTF?!) but the sounds of EastSide Pride lure me… #
  • Mama loves a party and weddings are some of the best. Everyone committed to civility & goodtimes. Bravo moms who grow the hosts! #
  • Sociaal media helps handle tragedy: Clint Wright of the VanAquarium speaks about the death of baby Nala – http://is.gd/d2vsy #
  • http://BollywoodShenanigans.com = TheatreSports + South Asian cast content. Cultural humour is SO specific! #as2010 #
  • What a day… There were some excellent things! Do so much conferencing that this is a welcome comparison. Truth to power. #as2010 #
  • Unbelievable… No offical hash tag and no wifi for the Arts Summit 2010''' #
  • I remember why I love my butch's truck and hate public transpo… The guy picking his zits and eating whatever-the-fuck he finds. #
  • Gog on the skytrain tracks. They're shooing it off. Not a great start to my VanArtsSummit day, but I have a large Tim Horton's #
  • OK… My own chocolate bar designed by me? Must have gummies in it. Yup. Must have… http://www.chocomize.com/ #
  • Still giving: BP continues sponsorship of cultural institutions in Britain despite the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. http://dld.bz/hTha #
  • Looking forward to the Vancouver Arts Summit 2010 this coming Thurs/Fri http://dld.bz/gAQz Will live tweet as much as possible. #
  • No wonder people are so tired. Do I really have passwords to over 100 online sites? Fuckers. Need a clearing house… #
  • She has known me longer than any woman except my mother; 25+ yrs Our paths cross, separate, travel together; repeat. I am blessed. #

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Jun 202010
 
  • Granville Island limited edition Ginger Beer… Delicious. Want pizza… #
  • The bubuzela – so at what point is something a "legitimate" part of culture? Pervasivness? Longevity? Regularity? Languaging? #
  • BC Aboriginal Business Awards deadline September 15, 2010. More information: http://www.bcachievement.com #
  • Note to self: if a 3rd bottle of booze gets cracked & its loud enough to disturb neighbours, drink extra water; eat extra pills #
  • And now… A femme fashion show. Modelling by Kricket, costume gifts by Susan. Add too many martinis, a camera and chocolate? LAWD #
  • Steak action, corn, potatoes, salads, strawberries, four kinds of chocolate, 8 lovely people and 4 kinds of martinis. Love family. #
  • *grinz* You fucking BITCH! Mama wants her salmon jerky back! I'm SO on Mel's side for the cat smack-down! Watchmen CD hostage! #
  • Never fails to amaze me that even when there is a torrential down pour… there are still dry places to be found under trees. #
  • Walking in the rain and lame-assed thunder/lightening. I figure 10mins until i'm holding a martini… #
  • Leaving the office for Monday Night Martinis! Can I say how nice it is to have a previous guest play host AND add other guests? #
  • OMG.. Double my pension contributions? http://dld.bz/haHD By the time I get there I doubt there will be $$. #
  • Hate attacks against gays spike in 2008: StatsCan: http://bit.ly/adY61J ****mmmmmrrrrrrr***** #
  • HELL NO!! Apple's Gay Culture Bans Don't Make it 'Moral' or 'Pure' http://bit.ly/c2nGyc WTF Apple? Flash, now this? You used to be my hero. #
  • I thought… Who's that glorious chunk of woman riding her bike in a polka dot dress? Well who else? as it turns our but Tara! #
  • No matter what I tell myself, the facy is that the Butch loves me like no one else. #

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Jun 132010
 
  • What am I? Crazy? Wearing full leather on a beautiful Vancouver evening… Ah we'll… All for a good cause. #
  • Mr. Leather Vancouver hosts a silent auction at Pumpjack tonight. Bidding 5-7pm then announcement. What shall we do afterwards? #
  • First Nations TV series Tiga Talk! is looking for a First Nations or Metis dentist or dental hygienist. Contact: Olivia.hurst@tigatalk.com #
  • The Alliance for Arts and Culture presents "Arts Summit 2010" June 24/25 in Vancouver, BC GO TO THIS. More information: http://dld.bz/gAQz #
  • REMINDER! Deadline for The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards is June 30th, 2010. Details: http://www.aboriginalpeopleschoice.com/ #
  • IdeaCity Toronto is full of queers artists & smart folk Anyone want to go in on a webcast package? http://ideacityonline.com/presenters/2010 #
  • Deadline for nomination & application to the various NB Foundation for the Arts awards & scholarships is approaching. http://bit.ly/95k7ql #
  • Huh. A gay Macdonalds ad from France http://bit.ly/bSrOmc Continues to amaze that North Americans don't see this stuff #
  • Perhaps the BP spill and other corporate/government outrages can be explained away by this? http://dld.bz/g8Qm Brain autopsy studies needed. #
  • That's it folks! Hope you managed to survive my prolific tweeting of the Naked Truth Adult Entertainment awards. #NTAEA #
  • Aiden Saint Mr. Vancouver XXX. Where's he been? Reading poetry about smoking, and trucking and sex. A poet. Huh. Who new? #NTAEA #
  • Yay! Sinful Sindy Doing the Las Vegas pole dance number she received an award for! Artists & pros make it look effortless #NTAEA #
  • Really? Favorite Pussy Squirter… You should hear her creds! 6ft? 35 times? She does Bar Mitzvahs too? Ms Scream Go girl! #NTAEA #
  • Aaaannnd Good Dyke Porn wins for Performer's Choice! Second award of the night with entourage on stage. Hopefully pics in Xtra! #
  • New to me… VORE. Where folks can't get off unless they feel/know that yer eating them – like FOOD! #NTAEA #
  • Love the videos but perhaps Bren can give them some editing love next year… The Exotic Dance category has AMAZING people! #NTAEA #
  • Charlie: favorite female floor show. Quote of the NIGHT! "…thanks for making me your favorite Pole-swinging Hole-show-er…" #
  • So glad I'm not in the front row. A little "spank me pls" to the folks in the front row (reddens fast!) and facial grinding #NTAEA #
  • Male stripper dancing to Black Eyed Peas (love).. Wait.. Tan line? Ginch Gonch in pale orange, day glo thong! . Pole, oil. # NTAEA #
  • Media awards to Spread Magazine (LOVE!), http://avn.com, http://stripclubnation.com, and the blog Yonilicious.blogspot.com #NTAEA #
  • Wow.. Favorite adult website goes to our own GoodDyke Porn! On stage with a couple of actors. Not saying anything about the speech #
  • Note to self: Favorite shoes & boots… Pleaser shoes.com wonder if they have any practical Femme Dyke shoes.. #NTAEA #
  • Bren, Mel, Andraya & myself got great third row seats for the fabulous floor show. Believe it or not I'm not tweeting all #NTAEA #
  • You gotta love the huge pink fans she uses to tease the audience. Pouring a bottle of champagne on herself on a spinning platform! #
  • More Burlesque! It's Andra! Vancouver's Diamond Minx! I think she's vagjazzled! Pretty pink and sparkly all over. Beautiful #NTAEA #
  • Not a shrapnel award show. But the plaques look like they are pretty nice. SO glad I'm not going up to collect. Mercilous MC! #
  • Stephanie Seymour of Body Cages wins for best costumer. I need to google that! Her stuff looks great! #
  • Love that there are videos for each recipient. Makes the evening move along. Bryan Ward recipient for best photographer! #
  • Now for the Industry coworker awards! Includes hairdresser. Zoe from Zoho's on Commercial Drive! Post dumpster sex hair. #NTAEA #
  • Jaylee Tyme (Justine's progeny?) is going to perform! Vancouver's (Dogwood Monarch Society) crowned Princess. #NTAEA #
  • Wow.. Really vivid descriptions of "fluffing" by the MC.. GOOD LORD. Apparently guys fucking strippers only have 4minutes!? #NTAEA #
  • An Advocate Organization nod to WISH for the MapVan project. "the most strong powerful women are my clients" 9 ppl onstage #NTAEA #
  • Favorite Academic Advocate (from Abbotsford!) Tamara O'Doherty! Thanked her husband & acknowledged that she an "outsider" #NTAEA #
  • LOL! The MC just jammed the podium light into her cleavage to announce Esther Shannon – Favorite Feminist Advocate. Elder butch! #
  • Audience is loosing their minds shouting out to Collen Ford – Favorite Support Worker. She accepted with her daughter! #NYTAEA #
  • Award to Ryann Rain of Stilletto Storm Productions for favorite Industry Innovator. #NTAEA #
  • And the award for Innovators, Advocates and Support Workers – Miss Susan Davis #NTAEA #
  • An homage to being on Native land? Bob and Doug's "Take Off", Canadian flags on inside of the corset, Anne Murray's "Snowbird"… #
  • At the Naked Truth Adult Entertainment Awards… Taking the stage: Miss Burgundy Brix… Doing a stripping Inushtuk???? #
  • NO! NO! NO! Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/09/arts/television/09work.html There has to be a better way. #
  • Deadline for nomination & application to the various NB Foundation for the Arts awards & scholarships is approaching. http://bit.ly/95k7ql #
  • If humankind is to be judged by events like the spill, then perhaps the animal care reponse will also be taken into account. #
  • So.. If I take lots of ibuprohen and painkillers BEFORE I put on the bitching come-fuck-me shoes for the night… Will it save me? #
  • Watching Edward Norton (the actor) talk live about "www.crowdrise.com" a social fundraising tool. F*ck he's sexy when he talks smart. #
  • The Adult Entertainment Awards are tomorrow! Good Dyke Porn is getting a couple. Who else? I'll be there. Are you planning to go? #
  • Queer family… I miss you… #

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Jun 062010
 
  • "The Drop" public art, Olympic caldron, gastown, and now Chill Winston… Oh the poor waiter. He doesn't care about her digestion. #
  • Standing at Canada Place with mom palying tourist; watching cruie ships; seals in the harbour…. And float planes land and leave. #
  • Touring via skytrain with my mother means realizing how much I know and do not know about my city and region. #
  • An evening of theology and metaphysics with my mother.. Why do I verbally joust with a woman holding a doctorate of Divinity? #
  • Off toi the Penny with The Butch's mom and my mom. So far so good. A calorie will hopefully make it even better! #
  • Tonight is sleep three with the butch's mom visiting. Tmrw my mom arrives for five days and they meet for the first time. GAH. #
  • Looks like Washington State loves it's queers! http://dld.bz/fQP5 #
  • Good lord. Late nights, early mornings all so I can take time off to enjoy mom's visit. Reward? Overflowing e/voicemail, and inbox on return #

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May 302010
 
  • Downtown Vannie just west of Main. What's going on? Event? Protest? Construction? *sigh* will get to the art store soon… #
  • Coming to place of peace about my nipples' life long goal to someday meet my belly button. May their travels be frought with woe. #
  • Don't forget about Masturbation Month ending this weekend! And the Masturbate-a-Thon! http://bit.ly/9HzBxG... RT @hotmovies4her #
  • Don't forget about Masturbation Month ending this weekend! And the Masturbate-a-Thon! http://bit.ly/9HzBxG... RT@hotmovies4her #
  • Down at SEFC getting up close and personal with Vannie's latest public art addition: "The Birds". Each "25ft tall. #
  • BP Oil does livefeed of their TopKill efforts http://dld.bz/fgDP Meanwhile Fake BP Public Relations Twitter Account a Viral Hit @BPGlobalPR #
  • Lost the entire manuscripts to my novel. *breathe* Still have notes and research so that's something. Not as bad as when my home burned down #
  • F*cking spammers and phishers are breaking the internet… http://mashable.com/2010/05/25/tabnabbing-phishing/ #
  • Canadian film aficianados! Are you hooked up to the Hollywood North Report? http://www.hollywoodnorthreport.com #
  • NEWS – MRSA Showing up on Westcoast Beaches http://dld.bz/eUF4 – Oil spills and now this. What's the future of our aquatic food? #
  • Why do I tryyyyyyyy???? *grinz* #
  • Back from s set. Mission is faaaar! No time for hellos Johanna… Nap before Martini Monday methinks… Diva's Den reports anyone? #
  • Interesting set. Clear cultural and artistic differences from what Vannies casts and crews know. I am humbled and feel blessed. #
  • Greeeaat… Racism on set. "I really can't be part of this conversation. No. Really. I don't do racist talk". Damn. #
  • I'm beginning to understand why "successful" people are often assholes: there is so little time to achieve their purposes… #
  • On set tmrw shooting the Japanese vampire movie. 8:30am in Mission. No Diva's Den for me tonight. Have fun all, and report back! #
  • Ah Kilgor Trout. Perhaps I just needed to age in order to appreciate your utterings… #

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May 302010
 
  • Downtown Vannie just west of Main. What's going on? Event? Protest? Construction? *sigh* will get to the art store soon… #
  • Coming to place of peace about my nipples' life long goal to someday meet my belly button. May their travels be frought with woe. #
  • Don't forget about Masturbation Month ending this weekend! And the Masturbate-a-Thon! http://bit.ly/9HzBxG... RT @hotmovies4her #
  • Don't forget about Masturbation Month ending this weekend! And the Masturbate-a-Thon! http://bit.ly/9HzBxG... RT@hotmovies4her #
  • Down at SEFC getting up close and personal with Vannie's latest public art addition: "The Birds". Each "25ft tall. #
  • BP Oil does livefeed of their TopKill efforts http://dld.bz/fgDP Meanwhile Fake BP Public Relations Twitter Account a Viral Hit @BPGlobalPR #
  • Lost the entire manuscripts to my novel. *breathe* Still have notes and research so that's something. Not as bad as when my home burned down #
  • F*cking spammers and phishers are breaking the internet… http://mashable.com/2010/05/25/tabnabbing-phishing/ #
  • Canadian film aficianados! Are you hooked up to the Hollywood North Report? http://www.hollywoodnorthreport.com #
  • NEWS – MRSA Showing up on Westcoast Beaches http://dld.bz/eUF4 – Oil spills and now this. What's the future of our aquatic food? #
  • Why do I tryyyyyyyy???? *grinz* #
  • Back from s set. Mission is faaaar! No time for hellos Johanna… Nap before Martini Monday methinks… Diva's Den reports anyone? #
  • Interesting set. Clear cultural and artistic differences from what Vannies casts and crews know. I am humbled and feel blessed. #
  • Greeeaat… Racism on set. "I really can't be part of this conversation. No. Really. I don't do racist talk". Damn. #
  • I'm beginning to understand why "successful" people are often assholes: there is so little time to achieve their purposes… #
  • On set tmrw shooting the Japanese vampire movie. 8:30am in Mission. No Diva's Den for me tonight. Have fun all, and report back! #
  • Ah Kilgor Trout. Perhaps I just needed to age in order to appreciate your utterings… #

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May 232010
 
  • Heart of Darkness with Mel Gibson. For the WIN! Strong performances but its the SCRIPT that makes all the difference here. It's like theatre #
  • Anyone got contact info for the rental of the Storyeum? They're on my list of event spaces to investigate. I've left msgs with #W2 .. #
  • It Twitter is good enough for the Dahli Lama… it's good enoigh for me too. Wait. I'm already using it. http://twitter.com/DalaiLama #
  • Know someone FAB-ulous? ORDER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA – Call for Nominations. Deadline: June 10 Nomination forms at http://www.protocol.gov.bc.ca #
  • HAVE YOUR SAY! – The Canada Council for the Arts is developing its strategic plan for 2011-2014 Survey deadline: June 14 http://dld.bz/evu6 #
  • Check your spelling! – Library of Congress Will Save Tweets – http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/technology/15twitter.html #
  • Just arrived at the MVK special general meeting. Hope they're suppling food for this 6pm mtg. Calories make for better decisions #
  • Talent is God-given; be grateful. Fame is man-given; be humble. Conceit is self-given; be careful. #
  • City of Vnaocuver and Squamish Nation sign MOU to build on friendship — http://dld.bz/ecnm We live in interesting times indeed… #
  • YouTube and the new creative class http://dld.bz/eb2j Another articulated shift in the cultural landscape… #
  • Calling "All the Wrinkled Ladies!" Mama loves her a video spoof!http://blogs.womenoffaith.com/blog/2010/05/all-the-wrinkled-ladies/ #
  • Thank gawd Russel didn't win… #
  • I.ve been thinking about you (and your new love – ??) lots… #
  • Play with me: assuming no lies are present (including lies of ommission), are there times when confessions are not the truth? #
  • So many books of restlessness and dissatisfaction… #
  • Hmmm.. Bowls and sishes and pans belonging to other people… Perhaps it's time to have guests again and to have them retrieve. #

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May 162010
 
  • OMG.. There are the shoes on display. Then there are the shoes on people's feet! Make no mistake men know how to work it too #MOV #
  • Crabbiness gone…. The #MOV Fluevog shoe exhibition is "Shoe PORN". #
  • Mama is CRABBY.. The museum obviousy isn't accustomed to people showing up.. Over full, booze lines not moving, no coatcheck FAIL #
  • Anyone got info – beyond what's online – about the Vancouver 2011 North America Outgames? http://vancouver2011outgames.com/ #
  • DRAT!! I'm going to miss Survivor for a 2nd week in a row. This time it's for the Opening of the MOV's Fluevog Shoe Exhibition #
  • Doxa: The movie is 'Orgasm' the company is the fabulous Spike. Put too much yeast and Spike on the popcorn but I have twizzlers! #
  • Community event & screening "Colour of Beauty" a film about diversity & minority representation in the fashion industry. http://dld.bz/dgbk #
  • Anyone willing to pick up a cute femme tonight from Cambie & 12th and get her out to the MVK special general meeting? Cream puff? #
  • Tonight is the MVK mtg, Thurs is the opening of the MOV's Fluevog shoe exhibition, Saturday is Sub Rosa. I'll be seeing you all? #
  • Note to self: guests at Monday Night Martinis must be vetted through a lens of what has to be accomplished the next day… #
  • April is National (US only?) Poetry Month! Here're poetry contests to celebrate: http://is.gd/bqxjq #
  • Flying Fists: Journal of Asian Writing Art&Culture – Call for Submissions – Fiction Poetry + Nonfiction + Art http://flyingfistsjournal.com/ #

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May 092010
 
  • Shawna says: the best way to find a hussy costume is to fit yourself into a child size #
  • How annoying… No info seems to be on the island for the Spot Prawn festival. Can someone text me with the info? #
  • The things you learn when you are at your desk! Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal http://www.capprt-tcrpap.gc.ca #
  • Hmmmm.. Spot Prawn Festival this Saturday http://www.chefstablesociety.com/ Mama needs her some bottom feeders, Who's coming with? #
  • Join me at for the opening of the Museum of Vancouver's Shoe exhibit May 13th? – Iconic shoe designers bare their soles: http://dld.bz/cqDt #
  • More DIY Oganizing showing up as a theme! Providing a platform for supporters to express their passion on their own terms #NTvan #
  • Online Peer-to-Peer event fundraising. Or maybe just survival. Sarah Hall, Canadian Cancer Society presenting. #NTvan #
  • I'm such a nerd. From an audition to Net Tuesday at Building Opportunities with Business (BoB). Event-based Fundraising! #NTvan #
  • I booked the GIG! YAY me! It feels good to be a working actor again. #
  • Pecha Kucha – It's http://TED.com on speed! http://www.pechakuchavancouver.com May 26th, 7:30pm Who's coming with me? it always sells out. #
  • Open call for all individuals, groups to offer an #arts or cultural activity during Culture Days in your region. http://dld.bz/cj5U #
  • Reminder to all… us to tweet our case. C'mon, #arts orgs–hashtag arts to get the topic trending. Make #arts known! #
  • For those with a SteamPunk fetish… Attend the The Victoria Steam Exposition! Style meets invention: http://bit.ly/cbBNZd #
  • I love Monday Night Martinis.. Gathering weekly for queer dinner… Particularily nice when the ritual is shared. Guests are good. #
  • Call for entries – $10,000 cash prize!! Fifth annualOmni Television Diversity in Cultures Award. http://dld.bz/cdYK #
  • The nominations for the best in TV and film for British Columbia are in! Visit the Leo Awards website fo more info http://www.leoawards.com/ #
  • Want to play with a local artist/s interested in doing augmented reality art on the videoscreens in downtown Vancouver – http://dld.bz/ccTy #
  • Auditions for Robin Hood, ITSAZOO's summer extravaganza, will be taking place May 16th at Carousel Theatre. http://dld.bz/cc53 #
  • For you LeatherFolk:: what happens when you can't/won't lead? What happens when you can't/won't follow? #
  • URGENT – Anyone available to grab me from city hall area on Tuesday about 2pm, get me to the North Shore and bring me back? #

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May 032010
 
  • Now what to read? Guess I should concentrate on final details for the Sexy Kinky Sauna party this Friday (the 7th). See you there? #
  • #SubRosa sent me down a rabbit hole that I feel a lack reference points to fully understand. Looking forward to chatting about it. #
  • #SubRosa makes me think about the stoies and lies and myths and tales truths that queers and kinksters wrap around themselves #
  • Reading Amber Dawn's "Sub Rosa". It's like a dark sex-trade fairytale with an underlying mythos that goes in and out of focus. #
  • What an astonishing group of women visual artist to spend the evening singing Karaoke, drinking red wine, laughing to headache… #
  • Being #MVK unConfernce makes me wish I had more stomche for FetLife. I don't know MVK's constituency and that's where they live. #
  • And now… BootBlacking with Jac and Street Paul followed by Female Orgasm then Multiple Male Orgasm. Sessions 30 mins each. #MVK #
  • People love technical education, but I'm always amazed at hopow much folks want to DISCUSS. Now: Edgeplay… #MVK unConference #
  • Gotta love a well-facilitated conversation. The Marmot is goooood. #MVK unConference. #
  • #MVK unConference: current topic… Playing with Triggers by the Marmot. Presenter space still available. # of attendees growing #
  • Hmmm… YOU! Come to the MVK UNconference. Teaching slots still available and the offee is on. Sliding scale makes it affordable #
  • The MVK unConference of Kink is today at 2pm Are you going? Are you teaching (signup for a 30min slot upon arrival)? See ya there! #
  • *smilz* Find a way to give people too much for their money, while making money, and not taking anything away… #
  • Anyone interested in doing the opening night of "Fox, Fluevog & Friends" (shoe pROn!) May 13 at Vancouver Museum? 7pm, $15 #
  • Eurofest… "A celebration of European contributions to our region" (Vannie). It's the CLEAR articulation that facinates me… #
  • Is it me or does everything seem to be happening on May 1st? *sigh*This time last year was the final dash to http://CanadianMayhem #
  • Where does your passion lie? What inspires you to action? What prevents you from expressing your creativity? How can I help? #
  • I didn't know that books on vellum have a demonstrated history of a 1000 yrs… We're in so much trouble… #
  • Oh CBC TV… A comedy spoof of white ppl who can sign up for an "authentic" slave weekend including escape and picking cotton… #
  • My mom… Back in Canada after being away for so long. She needs to be monitored. At 64 she's decided to take up cricket… #

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Apr 192010
 
  • Can I say how glorious it was to see Andrea swirling a hoola hoop tonight? So happy for her – I even busted a few tears. #
  • Too much I wanna do and too much I gotta do… I have serious FOMO (fear of mising out). Maybe beer and a movie at home will help #
  • What on Earth?! http://bit.ly/bX5ymh "White supremacist rally at L.A. City Hall prompts large LAPD response" #
  • What a Re/naissance INDEED! 2nd intermission. I wish it would go on. The pas de deux by the two Black men? Breath taking. See this #
  • Anyone know of a non-iphone tool (like Social Oomph) that allows simultaneous texting to two twitter accounts through one msg? #
  • There's something magical about sitting in the balcony of the QET while technicians prep the stage and theatre for the show. #
  • Ballet BC is going to do FUSE with a DJ and a video artist! And work with individual non-company ballet and modern dancers! Yes! #
  • Only 18 people at the Ballet's pre-show chat? Criminal! Emily Molnar, Margie Gillis, Jay Rankin. Accessible and inspiring. *sigh* #
  • Got old shoes in your closet? http://www.quickcobbler.com/homeless-shoes.html #
  • I've tried to explain for YEARS to my father why it's so hard to buy in Vancouver. Now I have help. http://www.crackshackormansion.com/ #
  • On April 15th, bring a reusable travel mug into your local Starbucks and get a free brewed coffee. http://dld.bz/apQw #
  • Thanks for the tickets. It was AWESOME! #
  • Many many thanks go out to Samantha for such an exhilerating b-day gift! Me and Jac are off to Burn the Floor at the Vogue #
  • being is information management meeting all day = FAIL… having a granny sing Happy B-Day in a dry dusty voice? Definitely a big assed WIN! #
  • Thou shalt not LIE: Vatican says celibacy not the cause of the Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal – homosexuality is http://dld.bz/ahpV #
  • Tweet for the #arts today!
    It's National Arts Advocacy Day.
    http://TweetArtsDay.org #
  • Last night "Food Inc." scared the shit out of me (and complimented "Ishmael" quite nicely. Must think more about my consumer vote #
  • Queers seek freedom in my country of origin: Guyanese Transgenders want to invalidate crossdressing law – http://dld.bz/abfz #
  • You learn a lot about your collegues when you shave your head and they don't notice… Maybe BALD would get noted? WorkplaceFAIL. #
  • When an 86 yr old granny leaves two messages before 6:30am one expects disaster not b-day love.. Both glad & sad phone on vibrate. #

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Apr 122010
 
  • **Hungry Ghost**. Twice in 2wks. First through Gabor Mate and now through Robert Heinlen/Spider Robinson's "Variable Star". Odd. #
  • My only consolation for a lack of leftovers is the HUGE amount of carrot cake the Butch brought back home from the party. WIN! #
  • OK. I have Annette's food. Who has my leftover lemon risotto and blackened chicken from last night? Confess in private if need be. #
  • Dear Vatican: Thou shalt not protect one's reputation at the expense of your parishioner's physical and mental safety… #
  • Methinks "Clash of the Titans" is in order tonight. Anyone up for the adventure with me and the butch? #
  • Grateful and content and tired. Thank you to the Jac and Annette. Thank you all for being so fabulous. #
  • It's hard to take in the all the love, affection & hailing I received tonight. I am humbled, honestly. Thank you family and tribe #
  • 2010 City of Vancouver Book Award submission deadline is May 26th. $2,000 prize! What you got? http://dld.bz/EGK #
  • April 30, 2010 deadline for BC Creative Achievement Awards for First Nations Art. Info on this and several others at: http://dld.bz/KXa #
  • Call for Nominations – Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts – 2011 Deadline is June 1, 2010. http://dld.bz/KTJ #
  • Vancouver casting guru says domestic actors losing ground in technological era http://dld.bz/KuS #
  • Legal needs Questionnaire for Visual and Media Artists http://dld.bz/E5s Please complete the survey by May 1st, 2010. #
  • Can I have this book for my b-day please? http://dld.bz/Eud "What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures" by Malcolm Gladwell.. #
  • Shaving my head bald on Sunday. Bringing in my 40th with a clean solate on my head is gonna feel fiiine! Long-hair trims; Ebony-body shaves. #
  • Unprecedented: BC to see five gaybashing trials in 2010 http://dld.bz/DW7. 60 gaybashings reported in Xtra since 1994; total number unknown #
  • National Arts Advocacy Day is coming up fast. Sign up now for Tweet #Arts Day! http://www.TweetArtsDay.org #
  • TRAGIC – Finances Force Harlem Arts School to Shut Down http://dld.bz/86d For nearly 50 yrs its given access to mostly black & Latino kids. #
  • Nothing those of us with eyes open don't already know: "Poverty stalks the nation's [Canada's] big cities" http://dld.bz/82j #
  • Aaannnd… That's a wrap! (at least for me). #
  • FINALLY in costume and headed to set in about 20mins Looong day for so little screen time. My mortgage account whispers gratitude #
  • Huh.. This book "Ishmael" seems to be suggesting that the "Mark of Cain" is actually Caucasian skin… Huh. #
  • Hm.. Anyone know anything about the Hohokam of Arizona? Did they truly "choose" to walk away from their way of life and disappear? #
  • Staying awake reading "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn. Medatative philosophic fiction re: the myths of the world. "Mother Culture". Nice #
  • Oh preserve me! Scenes changed around. Been on set for six hrs and haven't started working. I need a nap. Wish I had a blanket. #
  • Hair – check. Makeup – check. And now the waiting begins… Three hours to set? Thank gawd for books. Wish there was more cake. #
  • OMG!.. IS THAT REALLY ANGELICA HUSTON TWO MAKE-UP CHAIRS DOWN? Gawd. It is. I'm such a nerdy muppet… #
  • "[community/family] is like a hand and we are the fingers [but] severed fingers do not make a hand." I long for this cooperation. #
  • "Koan"??… "ratiocination"??… Never read those before. Think I'm going to enjoy reading this book while I "hurry up and wait". #
  • All hail Catering! Passed on salmon wellington (looked FAB!) but did the chocolate chai tea and the carrot cake. Extra icing! FTW! #
  • No trailer. A room in the honeywagon. The actor beside me is working the phone for a film he's producing. I've missed these folks #
  • It's been so long since I've been on a film/TV set that I'd forgotten the abundant energy, sense of magical possibility & manners #
  • The (white) bookseller said: "white ppl like me, who know we're the bad guys, are looking for the stories where we're not." .. Huh #
  • SHOUT! Has (besides KK) seen the Social Media exhibit at the Diane Farris Gallery in Vannie? #
  • "we have seen the proposals and our decision overwhelms even us". The Aperature public art at the dwtwn library in Vannie. See it. #
  • I love wandering book stores – not the magazine section. I feel like a member or a secret society in our private club house #
  • Oh!! Monday Night Martinis!! Subject: What does "external sex" look like to you? #
  • Out of the office (finally) and now for Monday Night Martinis… I'm not hosting so I wonder who the guest star is this week? #
  • Vancouver's Poet Laureate (Brad Cran) on celebratory gender differences… http://dld.bz/aCu #
  • The bleak calculus of Congo's war without end http://tgam.ca/Kf3 (via @globeandmail) = queasy… #
  • Jellyfish Invasion – Wild Docs! | CBC Newsworld: http://bit.ly/4Kg3Jl | If you know me, you know I've been yapping about this for some time #

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Apr 052010
 
  • OK.. So the Long-hair hasn't been here in.. A week? And I'm finding her hair in my bed and buried in my couch??!! WTF? Feel loved. #
  • OH! Octavia Butler! Why were you taken when you had so much more writing left inside. I crave the stories I'll never read… #
  • OK… I wanna open a franchise here in Vancouver… Butch cupcakes? Brilliant! http://www.butchbakery.com/ #
  • And an online wedding magazine for all us queers… http://equallywed.com/ … I'd like to see a version out of Vancouver/Canada #
  • YES!!! The evolution of finance and philanthropy… http://short.to/22ct2 this is brilliant. Oh the things I could do with backing… #
  • LOL "..art is theft.. creativity is plagerism.. It is as difficult to appropriate thoughts of others as it is to be inventive.." #
  • Lolve CBC!! Further: "Current novels are art forms that no longer chart contempoary existence… Forms of nostalgia…" #
  • New concept/genre to me: "Literary Collage". Do you know of this? Talk about it please? Got authour/title examples? #

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Mar 292010
 
  • Mm.. Brunch at the Penny with hung over friends. Now for the Sunday afternoon movie marathon! Mickey Rourke & Denzel Washington #
  • No wake up call? Where's my breakfast? Dude. I'm hungry… #
  • Concept: "counterwill" = an automatice response to coersion, control or pressure around doing another's bidding… #
  • "I'm a bottom, not a submissive".. or.. "Earn my submission". I used to think I knew what those phrases meant. Now I seek again. #
  • Looking forward to this curated art show about social media http://bit.ly/ayjaXm at Diane Farris Gallery #
  • Nice event promo!! A Bhangra dancer eating sushi in a restaurant… http://is.gd/aZ5XG = TOTALLY Canadaian (and Vancouver) #
  • Geek Prawn… Doing research on infographics and came across this website. I almost wet myself at my desk. http://www.onlineschools.org #
  • 'Anti-homophobia' conference seeks to mold narrow minds: http://bit.ly/9cVDx9 Wish i could attend this… I love Vancouver.. #
  • Women of Colour!! Does Bliss Weekend conflict with The Desire LeatherDyke weeekend? I just can't tell from my office. http://bit.ly/dsHT4K #
  • No really – now that I've purchased World Headquarters, NEXT! Someone gets me… A Brief Guide to World Domination http://short.to/1vn2m #
  • OK.. I need someone to explain why US Citizens would be AGAINST healthcare. PM/DM me if you don't want to post publicly. Help me. #
  • Google Faces Fallout as China Reacts to Site Shift.. http://is.gd/aUTa4 i wodnered how a redirect to Hong Kong would work… #
  • Ahhh.. to have this… http://www.wisdombook.org/ My birthday is in April people… #
  • To quote my friend Omisoore in Toronto "Is my hair on fire?!" http://short.to/1rkgk HELL. Not even my butch gets to touch my hair. #

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Mar 222010
 
  • Paralympic closing ceremonies: Local cellist Chris Derksen onstage with an inuit throat singer! Did you see her at Mayhem!2009…? #
  • OK… "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts" is now making me feel crabby. 228pgs in… I'm giving it two more chapters before throwing. #
  • Anyone aware of any "accessible" research or literature addressing the intersection of BDSM/DS activity and brain chemistry? #
  • Fridge poetry from my butch: "I would shine beneath you". I responded: "do it". **sigh** #
  • Hmmm… Strange sounds in the new home… Is that the neighbour fucking? Or is it their washer? #
  • Reading "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts". Knitting together the bits & pieces my many friends working DTES have shared over time. #
  • OK… That's it! Professional coaching in my future… #
  • Hey!! Anyone got connections to film/TV location scouts in Vancouver? Or someone who knows alternative spaces for rent/borrow? #
  • Anyone remember an all female band called the Roaches? Anyone got a copy of the song "Nerds"? Looking with time sensitive purpose #
  • I don't know what's worse the hysteria its trying to address or the downplaying. "White folks: It's time to chill out: http://bit.ly/9PpMf1" #
  • What on earth do I look like today? My Black ass is being followed HARD core by store detectives that are just too obvious… #
  • Tequila Tuesdsay. I approve. #
  • Anyone out there fancy themselves a Social Media Public Engagement maven? PM/DM me. I'd like to buy you a drink and a snack… #
  • Calling all ye sledgehockey fans (that's me) Norway v Canada on tmrw (tues). Sweden got smoked by Canada 10-0 yesterday (sunday)! #
  • This one is for you Tricia… Celebrating National Crochet Month – Holy Kaw! http://bit.ly/cQw8HU #

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Mar 152010
 
  • Niece #1 has arrived safely home in Alberta. Niece #2 is still travelling but will return home safe I expect. I miss them. #
  • The nieces: listening to strret muscians, laughing at thee kindness of strangers, and d now for souvenir shopping at the bay. #
  • The nieces: pics at the cauldron in the rain. Burrard skytrain to view cherry trees. Distracted by public art – 100 converse shoes #

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