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Old Oct 8th 2016, 8:51 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I've realized part of the daily stress and irritations I have is directly linked to apartment living and no yard. And just generally nowhere to escape to. Lol

Apartment life isn't my cup of tea.
You need a garage or a shed. And some power tools. Chopping up bits of wood for no apparent reason keeps me sane.

I also store my beer in the garage.
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Old Oct 8th 2016, 10:31 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I've realized part of the daily stress and irritations I have is directly linked to apartment living and no yard. And just generally nowhere to escape to. Lol

Apartment life isn't my cup of tea.
Have you looked at leasing a garden plot? You can grow vegetables, plants and flowers, build a little hut/shed and spend hours each day there, and usually other lessors will help/communicate with you.
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I've realized part of the daily stress and irritations I have is directly linked to apartment living and no yard. And just generally nowhere to escape to. Lol

Apartment life isn't my cup of tea.
Originally Posted by plasticcanuck
Have you looked at leasing a garden plot? You can grow vegetables, plants and flowers, build a little hut/shed and spend hours each day there, and usually other lessors will help/communicate with you.
"Squamish is also playing in the greenhouse sandbox. The District of Squamish operates garden plots located near the Eagle Wind Housing Development. For $50 locals can rent their own box for the spring and summer months. There are programs which will fund the plots for low income individuals."

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Community Garden Plots - District of Squamish - Hardwired for Adventure
Squamish CAN Grow Community Gardens – Squamish CAN
http://www.squamishrotary.com/SitePa...mmunity-garden

http://www.squamishchief.com/communi...rden-1.1103545 <-- $15 a year and they have tools

Great idea - would cut down on your grocery bills too!


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Old Oct 8th 2016, 12:27 pm
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Trust lawyers to take the piss.
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Old Oct 8th 2016, 12:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Siouxie
"Squamish is also playing in the greenhouse sandbox. The District of Squamish operates garden plots located near the Eagle Wind Housing Development. For $50 locals can rent their own box for the spring and summer months. There are programs which will fund the plots for low income individuals."

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Community Garden Plots - District of Squamish - Hardwired for Adventure
Community Garden Plots - District of Squamish - Hardwired for Adventure
Squamish CAN Grow Community Gardens – Squamish CAN
Squamish - Squamish Rotary Community Garden

Plots available at Rotary Garden <-- $15 a year and they have tools

Great idea - would cut down on your grocery bills too!

Any in Chilliwack?
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She does know it snows in Hamilton too I presume, lol. First winter I was here, we had 5 feet of the stuff in one go; the wind chill is pretty harsh too as it's more humid here and we get a lot of lake effect snow.

Hope the weather turns around for you again and you get a bit of sunshine without the s word!

Yeah we know it snows there...not nearly as long as it snows here, plus she's in love!
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Originally Posted by Stinkypup
Any in Chilliwack?
Looks like the homeless shelter runs one seasonally in the spring and summer, not sure if non-homeless qualify, but does say low income so it might be something to look into.

RAN Mission - serving the poor in downtown Chilliwack » Ruth & Naomi’s Mission COMMUNITY GARDEN


My google skills are not as good, and I didn't find any others, but may not be something that is popular out in farm country....


I found another link as well, but it hasn't been updated in 4 years, so it may have not worked out...lol

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Looks like the homeless shelter runs one seasonally in the spring and summer, not sure if non-homeless qualify, but does say low income so it might be something to look into.

RAN Mission - serving the poor in downtown Chilliwack » Ruth & Naomi’s Mission COMMUNITY GARDEN


My google skills are not as good, and I didn't find any others, but may not be something that is popular out in farm country....


I found another link as well, but it hasn't been updated in 4 years, so it may have not worked out...lol
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Looks like the homeless shelter runs one seasonally in the spring and summer, not sure if non-homeless qualify, but does say low income so it might be something to look into.

RAN Mission - serving the poor in downtown Chilliwack » Ruth & Naomi’s Mission COMMUNITY GARDEN


My google skills are not as good, and I didn't find any others, but may not be something that is popular out in farm country....


I found another link as well, but it hasn't been updated in 4 years, so it may have not worked out...lol
Putting the emphasis on community gardening in Chilliwack - Chilliwack Progress
Gwynne Vaughan Park
https://milllakecommunitygarden.word...rs-chilliwack/
Want to rent a community garden plot? - Aldergrove Star
Chilliwack's downtown community garden plots to be assigned Saturday - Chilliwack Times
https://www.facebook.com/chilliwackgardenclub/
http://www.chilliwack.com/main/attac...Recreation.pdf
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We had an earthquake yesterday. It made the news.

Dunno why. Magnitude 3.4 is about as powerful as a mild fart. You need at least 4 for a proper fart and 5+ for a follow-through.
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I had a dream last night that I went to the house of a woman I had recently met.

I was 'shown' (not sure by whom) to a room and I quickly became aware that there were many men sitting in the other rooms.

I was given a thick envelope addressed to me and as I was opening it, it was obvious all the other men had one too.

Inside was a bunch of documents about me, my finances (bank accounts and things), character traits etc. It seemed I was being 'assessed' for suitability as her chosen one along with every other bloke there.

But I hadn't been looking for that, I was just calling on her on the way to meeting other people we knew.

I've never seen one of those unreality TV shows like the bachelor or ette. Are they anything like that?
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Predatory gossipy widows have decided you may be fair game, have you in their sights and your excellent intuition has not let you down. Esto Vigilans
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Predatory gossipy widows...
Are they moneyed?

I shall be vigilant for black widows.
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I had a dream last night that I went to the house of a woman I had recently met.

I was 'shown' (not sure by whom) to a room and I quickly became aware that there were many men sitting in the other rooms.

I was given a thick envelope addressed to me and as I was opening it, it was obvious all the other men had one too.

Inside was a bunch of documents about me, my finances (bank accounts and things), character traits etc. It seemed I was being 'assessed' for suitability as her chosen one along with every other bloke there.

But I hadn't been looking for that, I was just calling on her on the way to meeting other people we knew.

I've never seen one of those unreality TV shows like the bachelor or ette. Are they anything like that?
Too much cannabis?
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Old Oct 9th 2016, 3:23 am
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Too much cannabis?
Not even a Whisky 7Up
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