glowing_dragon: (Bubble Tea)
Chinese Eric called me at 11:50 to ask if I got his voicemail yesterday. No, since I never check that or the answering machine. He wanted to know if he could come over on Saturday since there's NO WORK and watch a lot of hockey: almost two games' worth, including the Canucks-Stars game. That sounds fine to me! I will have the parking pass, bottled water, the Lindt caramel Easter eggs, Lindt Blueberries and Cream / Strawberries and Cream / Milk and White Spring Edition chocolate truffles, the Russell Stover praline chocolates assortment, the Laura Secord peanut-free chocolate assortment, and the Kit-Kat Senses hazelnut chocolate assortment in a huge Ziploc bag (plus smaller ones as appropriate) ready for him. That is in a Price Smart plastic bag since I also had Ferrero Rocher hazelnut Easter eggs and Easter Egg Oreo cookies for him. Yes, of course we can have Deb's frozen Great Value All-Beef meat lasagna from APPRECIATE A DRAGON DAY for dinner, plus a lot of snacks!


From Julie M. and CHEATERS: Neshia Lincoln, pronounced like KNEE-Sha?! Not Neh-Shee-Ah or Knee-She-Ah?!




From Reddit: Two $8.99 grape Tylenol drop boxes are NOT on sale when they're two for $19, Shoppers....

glowing_dragon: (Consumer Whore)
After I had COFFEE TIME, Barry picked me up at 10:50 and we went banking and to Price Smart. I got NEW on-sale Samyang curry terrorist noodles, Cottonelle toilet paper x2, on-sale Sidekicks x6 (Creamy Bacon Carbonara / Garlic Butter with Lemon / Creamy Chicken Fusilli / Three-Cheese / Homestyle Cheddar / Tomato Alfredo), Ferrero Rocher hazelnut Easter eggs and NEW Easter Egg Oreos for Eric Ho and me, NEW Dark Chocolate Oreo cookies, Crayola Original washable markers x2 (yay for felts!), on-sale Good Taste dumplings x5 (Cabbage and Pork / Pork and Celery / Cabbage and Chicken / Beef and Vegetable / Pork and Chive), and NEW Dawn Lavender Wisp dish detergent.

Also got bananas, Finesse Daily Renewal shampoo and conditioner, on-sale Western Family garbage bags (60 to a box!), Western Family Skyr yogurt x2 (plain and vanilla!), Nongshim Kamja Tang Myun rich potato noodles, NEW Palmolive Soft Touch dish detergent x2 (Almond Milk and Blueberry / Coconut Butter and Orchid), on-sale Uncle Ben's rice x3 (Tomato and Herb / Cilantro and Lime / Southwest Style) and NEW St. Ives Oatmeal and Shea Butter soothing body wash. Later, I paid my Shaw bill online at home. The Canucks played the Senators at 7 tonight, and won 7-4 after practically blowing a 5-0 lead in the third.


Mr. Saturn is a blobfish in real life!




Yogurt, Oreo cookies, Nair, Always, and dish soap! )
glowing_dragon: (Bubble Tea)
I was woken up at 5 AM by a loud piercing noise from across the street. Ugh, construction... no wonder "a loud piercing howl" is a Runaway Dog enemy attack in Earthbound... COFFEE TIME x2! I also learned that this construction will be 24/7 till the end of May... they're an exemption to the noise bylaw?! WHAT THE FUCK!

It's International Women's Day today! After DOUBLE COFFEE TIME, I left the apartment at 1:55 because I had to walk to Brighouse station and be on time to see Rachel at The Caring Place - thanks, endless construction and sewer upgrades! I even got a snack of a mixed fruit bar, grape juice, and a Smarties chocolate egg for International Women's Day at the end of the session. PHEW! Yes, I got angry and frustrated at Rachel, but she was fine with it. LET ME VENT FIRST!


Moxie Crimefighter Teller?!




Jermajesty Jackson?!




Apple Martin?!




Pilot Inspektor Lee?!




From Julie: Billion Leonard Roberts?!

glowing_dragon: (Default)
I had COFFEE TIME after a useless morning trip to London Drugs for a specific set of Sharpies, but I did see Roberta while wasting my time. Barry picked me up at 1 and we went banking and to Price Smart. I got "free" store brand bottled water x12 thanks to it being on the bottom of the shopping cart, bananas, two $2-off Carlton Cards birthday cards with a coupon, NEW on-sale Earth's Own oat milk, on-sale Earth's Own almond milk, red / blue / black Sharpies x6, on-sale Campbell's soup x5 (New England Clam Chowder x4 and Baked Potato with Bacon), on-sale Olympic Dairy yogurt x2 (Strawberry and French Vanilla), on-sale Knorr Sidekicks x8 (Garlic Butter with Lemon / Creamy Chicken Fusilli x2 / Honey Garlic Noodles / Teriyaki Noodles / White Cheddar with Broccoli / Homestyle Cheddar / Three-Cheese), Stouffer’s Sauté Sensation microwaveable meals x2 (Grilled Chicken Teriyaki / Country Beef Pot Roast), on-sale Uncle Ben's rice x3 (Smokey Beans / Cilantro and Lime / Tomato and Herb), and Kung Tak Lam vegetarian mushroom noodles.

I also bought on-sale GOOD TASTE dumplings (Beef and Vegetable / Cabbage and Chicken / Cabbage and Pork / Pork and Chive / Pork and Celery), Fuku Spicy Soup noodles, Ibumie Mi Goreng Perisa Thai Tom Yam noodles, Vedan Bah Kut tea noodles, on-sale Western Family Winter Wassail spiced holiday beverage x2, on-sale Old Dutch Foods Canada potato chips x3 (Crispy Bacon / Smokey BBQ / Creamy Dill), NEW Palmolive Passion Fruit and Mandarin dish detergent, on-sale Oasis juice x5 (Special Edition apple juice / Orange Pure Breakfast / Apple-Grape / Blueberry-Pomegranate / Pineapple-Banana-Orange), and Nissin black garlic oil noodles. After that, I paid my Shaw bill online at home.


From Julie: 50 WAYS TO EAT COCK?!




Palmolive dish detergent: Passion Fruit and Mandarin!




Juice and chips galore! )
glowing_dragon: (Consumer Whore)
I realized that I was definitely running low on juice: wait, the last time I bought them was in late April?! Luckily, I stumbled onto a fortuitous sale on one-litre SunRype juices at London Drugs, so I went there at 7:55 on a 401 in the slightly rainy weather with my WHEELED BAG. I got back at 8:35 on a 407 with on-sale SunRype juice x13: peach-mango, apple, raspberry-mango, blackberry-pomegranate, apple-orange-peach x2, strawberry-kiwi x2, Concord Grape x2, and wildberry x2... more than half-off if buying 10 or more! What a consumer whore I am! I also somehow got away with paying only $13.58 for all that juice, despite it being $1.19 for each box (of 13) AND a 5-cent levy on each! Whatever - I'll take it. :D

Also, Massimo Raffanini tried adding me on Facebook - DENIED! Now I'm just talking to Jimmy as usual - woo!


SunRype Ambrosia apple juice!




JUICE GALORE! )
glowing_dragon: (Poop)
After DOUBLE COFFEE TIME (and confirming that Steph got Lisa's and Henry's birthday cards which I'd mailed them), Mom and Dad picked me up for lunch at 11:30 at Dinesty Dumpling House to have hot and sour soup, white surfboard noodles with choy, and siu long bao. They gave me a lot of unsolicited advice about my life (apparently I don't need a ride to the eye consultation since it's not actual surgery AND just need not to look at screens in order to get rid of my cataract - yeah right!), are still under the impression that Steph is going to Beckett's baby banquet, eye doctors, surgery, technology, and said I could get green grapes on sale at Price Smart. I declined the temptation to go there, especially with my mom, so I got a ride home with Dad at 12:40.


Random stuff from Mom and Dad: A white floor lamp (which Dad at least helped me plug in), a forest green and white bedside lamp with pink roses / flowers, an old toaster, candy canes, a half-bag full of candy conversation hearts, a package of Nutella and Go! pretzels, a Mr. Munchy milk chocolate Easter bunny with rice crisps, a box of 12 Quaker Quick Oats instant oatmeal packets which expire in January 2019, a box of 12 Quaker Regular instant oatmeal packets which ALREADY expired in November 2017, eight double rolls of Purex Ultra 3-Ply toilet paper, a black Stormtech fall / winter jacket which will replace my white zip-up Stormtech fall jacket (it's MORE THAN FINE to throw things out which don't work for me...), a purple Tabi International coat, a handmade (?) purple yarn vest, a light brown Paraphrase petite flowery wool vest, a random white comb (I almost typed BOMB), and $10 cash.


Also: FUCK EMERGENCY POOPS, MUCH-NEEDED QUICK SHOWERS, AND RUINED PANTS AND UNDERWEAR!


From Julie: Ashley, Franchell, and Esteban for a black guy?!




From Julie: Shaheed?!

glowing_dragon: (OMFG Yay!)
Chinese Eric emailed me, white Eric, Jeremy, Jon, Christon, and Randal this morning about a Stanley Cup Final hangout somewhere - Washington Capitals and Las Vegas Golden Knights! I scanned the email (which had possible scheduling), but didn't see where the hangout was going to be, so of course I emailed everyone to ask where it was. Chinese Eric actually was on the ball with his email and replied to say that it was going to be at Jeremy's place. ("it has been brought to my attention," indeed) Well, I'm not giving up my Mike's Hard Root Beer for this one, so I'll just buy snacks later on in the week. Easy!


Jempy Drucker?!




From Julie: Ah'Renna?!




From Julie: Lashawn?!




From Julie: A black guy is named Quan?!

glowing_dragon: (Crazy-Eyed Bear)
After DOUBLE COFFEE TIME, finishing my Chicken pasta Sidekicks which expired on April 10, and finishing both of my grape Gatorade bottles which expired TOMORROW (1.2 litres with lots of peeing!), I left at 4 to meet Jon's family at the Oakridge Safeway at 4:45, but of course they were late. Jon says that they have a van now - SWEET! We went to Golden Spring Restaurant for Mother's Day / Mom's 70th birthday. Ayler tried grabbing my hat, but I said no. Later, he said that he could stay up later if he had energy - yeah, that sounds about right.

Harmony decided to enforce her "no screens" rule on the entire front room of Golden Spring Restaurant (which turned out to be right near the old VCEFC) because Hiero always wanted to see what was on the TV - you couldn't even HEAR it! I had to put up with Auntie Teresa, but at least Auntie Eva dropped me off at King Edward station later. Lamb, (boneless) rock cod, celery, green beans with beef, crispy chicken, rice with eggs and scallops, onions, Chinese root soup, red bean soup, and "Bring Your Own Dessert" New Zealand Manuka honey chocolate! 12 rolls of Western Family toilet paper, a floral sweater vest, and $5 cash! I got home at 8:25 after opting for a leisurely walk home from Brighouse Station. Now I think it's time to relax with Jimmy, as per usual. :D


Western Family 12 double rolls of toilet paper!




Here's a Mother's Day heart card from a kid named Brendan! "Thank you, Mom, for making me food so I don't die."

glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
Jackie M. added me to Facebook via Discord and Youtube, so YAY FOR THAT! I went to London Drugs at 1:30 on a 407 to get a TouchTop garbage can for my living room, on-sale store brand peanut butter, an Easter card and emoji stickers for Fraser and Henry, Alter Eco chocolate bars so I could try them for myself (Salt and Malt / Brown Butter / Burnt Caramel / Blackout), Godiva Dark Chocolate Lava Cake truffles, a Whittaker's Artisan Hawke's Bay Black Doris Plum and Roasted Almonds chocolate bar, a Whittaker's Artisan Fijian Ginger and Kerikeri Mandarin chocolate bar, a Whittaker's Artisan Nelson Pear and Manuka Honey chocolate bar, a Whittaker's Artisan Hawke's Bay Braeburn Apple and Vanilla chocolate bar, a Whittaker's Artisan Marlborough Sea Salt and Caramel Brittle chocolate bar, a Green and Black's Dark Chocolate with Peppermint Oil chocolate bar, a Lindt strawberry chocolate bar / a Lindt blackcurrant chocolate bar for Chrystal's birthday, a Ghirardelli Cabernet Matinee chocolate bar, a Ghirardelli Raspberry Radiance chocolate bar, and a Ghirardelli Cherry Tango chocolate bar. Got home at 2:30 on a 407, which is fine. The Canucks played San Jose at 7 tonight, and lost 5-3, the Sharks getting an empty-net goal.


London Plantation smooth peanut butter!




CHOCOLATE GALORE! )


From Julie M., Janis Ian, and Pinterest: St. Patrick regrets his decision to drive the snakes out of Ireland!




From Someecards: Creepy Easter Bunny 28!

glowing_dragon: (Default)
2017


JANUARY

* Finally got a CHIMO / Family Services phone intake done with Jocelyn, then finally finished JONBOUND. [Jan. 6]

* I created a Discord account for whatever reason, probably to talk to Lucas and his weird friends, plus Kramer and his Twitch stream friends. [Jan. 7]

* Finished replaying HALLOW'S END on Turbo Mode. [Jan. 11]

* Unfortunately, I had to get the passport stuff done with my parents. [Jan. 12]

* Visited Vanessa in the hospital after her surgery. [Jan. 13]

* Hiero's third birthday party! Ayler told me that he needed to take more nachos. Sure, why not? [Jan. 22]

* I got my ten-year passport through registered mail! [Jan. 25]

* Finally finished the very difficult MOTHER 2 DELUXE, and started FINAL FANTASY VI: ETERNAL CRYSTALS. [Jan. 28]


Highlights and lowlights! )
glowing_dragon: (Vancouver Canucks hockey!)
The Canucks played Calgary at 6 tonight, and won 5-3!


Easter Williams?!




From Julie: Max Boot?!




In FINAL FANTASY V SPOOF, Cara and the Moogle make it to Moogle Forest on the hiryuu dragon. Galuf says, "WHAT?! Cara, what the HELL are you doing with my prized gourmet moogle?!"

glowing_dragon: (Poop)
From Engrish: There's a store called Turd Baby?!




From Jazmin and Neatorama: The Toilet Kool Koozie! Are you looking for a polite way to tell someone that you do not approve of their choice of canned beverage? You need the Toilet Kool Koozie from the NeatoShop. This reusable and easy-to-clean drink holder makes it perfectly clear that you think their beverage tastes like toilet water or perhaps something that you would deposit into the toilet, Isn't being kind of nice fun?




From Not Always Right: Abraham Smutz?!




From Not Always Right: Aletha Read?!

glowing_dragon: (French Toast)
The computer just restarted! Jimmy told me today that he was planning on coming to the Vancouver area after going to Fort St. John up north to see Milan next May (ugh), so I said to let me know if he definitely does that. He says he is definitely planning on exploring Vancouver, so I guess I'll see on that one! I'm just glad that we seem to have a workable friendship!


From Krista: Purple dragon lady art!




From Not Always Right: Do you suffer from butthurt? Take two of these and shut the fuck up. 2 x 800 mg of Butthurtenol coming right up for YOU!




From Not Always Right: The Dos Equis Guy says, "I don't always get blocked on Facebook, but when I do, it's a good indication I was right and they couldn't handle it!!!"

glowing_dragon: (Consumer Whore)
Barry picked me up at 11:50 after COFFEE TIME, and we went banking before going to Price Smart. My Royal Bank debit card's chip could not be read, so I had to go into the branch to figure things out - good thing there was no lineup at all! Turns out I get a temporary debit card until I can get a new one in the mail. I bought on-sale Lindt gingerbread truffles for Lena, on-sale black cherry Strepsils cough drops, on-sale Tylenol cough and cold medicine, on-sale Total Cold Neo Citran, on-sale Lysol Bathroom Bleach toilet cleaner x2, on-sale store brand Mountain Rain laundry detergent, on-sale 2000 Flushes (stick it where the sun don't shine, apartment management!), on-sale Campbell's Soup x8 (trying to stock up slowly for winter on mushroom soup x2 / clam chowder / chicken noodle soup / Lemon Chicken Orzo / Spicy Vegetable Turkey / Fiesta Vegetable / Curried Cauliflower Lentil...), on-sale Dawn dish detergent (Fuji Cherry!), and grape Gatorade x6. Also bought on-sale store brand liquid honey (one kilogram!), on-sale store brand lemon juice (almost one litre!), Good Taste Dumplings x3 (Pork and Vegetable / Beef and Vegetable / Cabbage and Chicken), Kettle Brand chips x2 (Himalayan Salt and Chili Lime), Cream of Chicken Lipton soup, on-sale OXO beef bouillon, bottled water, on-sale Always Mi Goreng noodles x3 (Thai Tom Yam / Kari Curry / Sambal Udang), and more Scotties Kleenex x6. When I got home at 1:30, I paid my Shaw and hydro bills online before putting things away and cleaning the toilet.


Stouffers Sauté Sensations Grilled Chicken Teriyaki: Rice and a medley of tender vegetables!




Kettle chips, soup, laundry detergent, honey, lemon juice, and toilet cleaner! )
glowing_dragon: (LJ Drama)
After COFFEE TIME, I went out at 6 to meet Chrystal at the Broadway Station London Drugs. She definitely appreciated her 35 index cards for her 35th birthday, the Rose and Robin solid chocolate 200g Easter bunny, the giant Dreamworks Trolls milk chocolate heart, the two Christmas Mix packs of Coconut / Red Apple / Very Cherry / Green Apple Jelly Belly jellybeans, the carrot cake Hershey's Kisses, the Ziploc bag full of Hershey's Eggies / Lindt milk chocolate Easter eggs / Lindt white chocolate Easter eggs / Lindt dark chocolate Easter eggs / Brookside Merlot Blackcurrant and Brookside Chardonnay Grape Peach chocolates, and her very belated birthday card! We eventually headed over a block to Menya Japanese Noodle House after I'd glanced at the MAD magazine for sale. (I can't believe I didn't LIKE the Facebook page until I got home tonight!) The place had wood stumps for chairs, which is interesting! I got their Shoyu ramen while we caught up on life - her uncle moving to a Richmond townhouse somewhere, Emily and Mike not having chairs or a table yet, my seeing Uncle Peter and Auntie Ying on the 402 bus yesterday, her nephew Ethan loving numbers, and walking around London Drugs later.

I was going to get WASABI Pringles with my Heluva Good Jalapeno Cheddar chip dip, but ended up getting the sour cream and onion Pringles instead since the green colors were very similar AND they were right next to each other on the fucking shelf! I only found that out after opening them up when I got home at 8:55 on a 407 to try one, and the online shopping options on the London Drugs website only take credit cards and selected Interac cards; the shipping options are equally ridiculous, since $7.95 or $35.95 for ground shipping or UPS Western Canada delivery is exorbitant!


Menya Shoyu Ramen!




Heluva Good chip dip: Jalapeno Cheddar!




From Reddit: A T-cup bra!

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