Yeah, it would have been a lot better done by the sides of Kootenay Lake, with a bit of make-up and some false (or real even!) teeth, a piece of kleenex to wipe my nose and a bit of duct-tape surgery to hold up the saggy bits on my jowls and face. But this Vlogging, it could catch on...

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And the daughter's shown it to a few people, who doubt it's provenance, "how do you know it's old?" to which I suggest responding: "well, next time I'll carry bear spray...in case I run into one...no, wait, they've been extinct for 75,000,000 years..." and other bullshit from people who are completely unqualified to have any sort of opinion but nonetheless feel free to have opinions anyways. I mean, she found a dinosaur bone in an area renowned for dinosaur bones, in a place where they are so abundant that the museum leaves them "in situ" for people to see, but, really, it's impossible you could have found one. Must have been a cows' or gophers' tooth...don't feed the cows...

Smart daughter in a world of idiots, get used to it, in this world, the here and now, intelligence is a disability. I try to reassure her that after graduation, in University, she'll meet more intelligent people, more like minded people, but I know, I've been there, it's a lie...

....And articles like this:

Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-australia-48331769

You know that it's a slow news day in Australia when they report this stuff because, basically the entire continent is made out of Gold Nuggets and Koala Bears. 

The Australian Firefighter is back, beard ever longer, and as he sits in the restaurant I tease him mercilessly, the lazy Australian who has to come to Canada for work because he's too lazy to pick up all of the gold nuggets outside his front door...

AU - The abbreviation for both Gold and Australia. We live in a world of metaphor and that can hardly be a coincidence...

Work, Sleep, Calgary, and when I return and catch up one news it has to be articles like this:

Link: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/australia/aussie-girl-stumbles-across-35k-gold-nugget