the thirties grind

get up, go to work, raise kids, pay bills, sleep. repeat.

Archive for the month “May, 2015”

The bizarre life of an Upper East Side housewife isn’t that bizarre

So…a friend posted this article on Facebook this morning.  It was about author Wednesday Martin’s anthropological dissection of her experience as a woman/wife/mother living in New York’s affluent Upper East Side.  As I read through the piece, I couldn’t help but equate much of what I was reading with things I have witnessed myself.  Maybe not on the same uber-wealthy level, but definitely behaviour of the mean-girl, queen bee, mom-war, snobby, elitist variety. Read more…

Absurd Vancouver Property: Downtown eastside house for $1.4 million

Who would have EVER thought that a house in Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside would sell for a million dollars…nevermind almost a million and a half . Read more…

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