Meeting Wandering Coyote!

June 8, 2011 at 6:38 pm 5 comments

Aside from having already known Allison from Creekside prior to my blogging days, I have never met a fellow blogger….until the other day.  Wandering Coyote was in Vancouver and we linked up.  That’s link in person, not in cyber space.  Well what a joy!

We did Gastown, Coytoe got to go to Fluevog’s and try on her dream shoes.  The sales clerk, Justin, was uber nice and accomodating, and took the pic above.  I must say, Coyote can wear heels!

From there we continued to Social Undevelopement as I had to take care of some biz, then showed her the heart of DTES, yes, we were at Main and Hastings (aka Pain and Wastings).  Next, Army and Navy for her to browse MORE shoes and me to exchange a pair of jeans.  Then the Woodwards building to hit up London Drugs for cheap coconut water, and back to Gastown.

I was tired from moving all week, but had quite a delightful time and really liked that Coyote was comfortable sharing silence, a mark of a real friend.  I just don’t talk as much as I used to. But we did get a better glimpse into each other’s lives and of course discussed being on disability and how fucked up the provincial Liberals are.   Hopefully I’ll be able to get to her digs in the Kootenays some day….if she doesn’t move out here first.

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The Vancouver Canucks, Smudging, Obnoxious Scalper and Cops… B.C. Housing – The End of Shelterville

5 Comments

  • 1. sassy  |  June 8, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    Reading both your posts for today, sounds like you hit if off and had a very worthwhile time.

    It’s nice when one can meet blogging friends in real life.

    Notice that you mentioned moving, hope it’s to a better place, details, I need details. 🙂

  • 2. Wandering Coyote  |  June 8, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    I had such a great time, too, Scout. I knew we would hit it off in real life! I agree – comfortable silences are a very good indicator of a good friendship. I was very glad to have seen a glimpse into your life and have the opportunity to vent about the stupid disability system with someone who really gets it. I don’t get to do that all the time. Thanks for your patience with the shoe shopping and for taking all the photos you did. Between you and Justin, I pretty much had the celebrity experience at that store!

  • 3. harpervalley  |  June 10, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Sassy…..i FINALLY got into B.C. Housing!!!!!!!! It’s in a 60’s project building – cinder block walls that make it look like a half way house for ex-cons. But, it’s mine and I’m fixing it up. It’s small, but bigger then my shelter quarters :D, and the neighbourhood is awesome!!! Arts and gays :D. Oh ya , the cinder blocks act as a sound barrier and I cannot hear my neighbours. I’m on the top floor and have a great view.

    Coyote – haha, ya, you were the foot celebrity and I enjoyed watching you have fun…no sweat off my brow to watching a person in a dream like state!!!! As for disability, yes, good to bitch to someone in the know! It was a good day 😀

  • 4. sassy  |  June 10, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    Great news Scout. A place to call your own, a safe place to retreat from the world, That makes everything just a bit better.

    Congratulations. 🙂

  • 5. Anonymous  |  June 14, 2011 at 7:45 am

    Thanks Sassy!!!! It’s taken a load off, that’s for sure….my stomach is settling down already (it’s been in revolt for months now). Good gawd, to think I was homeless for 3 years…..too much! Guess I have some of my father’s tenacity 😀


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