Big Wreck: Canadian

“Blown Wide Open”; ‘In Loving Memory Of…’ (1997)


This was a bare sidewalk twenty-four hours ago… — Photo by Me, March 09, 2008




I thought I’d have some time to write this week, but my grandfather’s computer, my moms package delivery schedule and various issues with WordPress, Bell Canada and 504 Messages got in the way.

I managed to go all of last week living on other people’s “normal schedule”. But some 504 Weirdness from Thursday until Saturday that would take way too much time to explain threw me back into my personal “normal schedule” and I haven’t been able to straighten things out because people keep insisting on enjoying my company… fukkers.


February 01, 2008
Let me know if the YouTube isn’t available.

This is mom and I driving home, listening to CBC Talk Radio, as the storm was just starting. By the next day another 26-inches of snow had dropped on my Little Village.


I’ve also been playing a lot of Max Payne recently which probably has something to do with my time switch. I started on Saturday while waiting for the 504 BS to sort itself out. Muscle memory is an amazing thing. I haven’t played Max in almost a year so I was staring at the controller trying to remember what the controls were, then the game started and Max got off the subway and the killing just started. I managed to shoot my way through the entire first two Parts before dying… that’s like twenty freaking levels of stone cold killing bliss.

I’m pretty sure I’m going to be exhausted all weekend as I try to move my schedule back so I’m just going to post some photos and YouTubes I’ve done over the past few months until I have the energy to start writing again.




If you find a broken link, or the YouTube stuff isn’t loading
properly, let me know and I’ll find an alternative…
I’m Canadian, it’s what we do. Off the ice.




About Gabriel

I’ve lived in more than fifty places. I've been paid to pick stones out of fields, take backstage photos of Britney Spears, and report on Internet privacy issues. My photos have been published in several newspapers, and a couple of magazines.
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4 Responses to Counterbalance

  1. Cheeks says:

    Thanks for the vid, Gabriel! I really like being a passenger in a car while listening to CBC radio, especially on a sunny winter day. If fact, I was just doing that last month in Halifax listening to Irish playwright Connor McPherson…

    Not a sunny day but a nice passenger ride for me, thanks again.

  2. Roop Rai says:

    oh i soooo miss home!! im from calgary. thanks for the snowy reminder.

  3. Gabriel. says:

    Roop, if there’s anything else I can do to remind you of home just let me know…

    Cheeks, anytime you need a ride I’ll do my very best to make sure CBC is tuned in…

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