Archive for August, 2007

A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouverites, we accept 10 months of rain and mild weather. We come to live with the fact that if there’s frost on the ground, no one can drive properly and if it’s rainy from October to June… at least there will be sun in July and August. This year I don’t think Mother Nature […]

Canada Russia Super Series

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was 35 years ago that our nation rallied behind a group of hockey players in games taking place from Vancouver, to Moscow and in between. The series was East vs West, Communism vs Democracy, and more importantly… who was the world’s ‘Hockey Nation’. 1972summitseries.com The Summit Series was the first competition between full-strength Soviet […]

Shop The Line Photo Contest

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Did you know about this contest? I sure didn’t until I saw a billboard with a photo on it and in a small font on the bottom right it said, “Shop The Line Photo Contest“. Huh, interesting. I’ve walked past that billboard ad many times over the last couple of months and just realized its […]

Successful Day in PoCo

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I decided to accompany John to work today and be a radio groupie out in Port Coquitlam. It was actually pretty fun for a small-scale promotion and it was for a very good cause. Petland was sponsoring a dog wash, all by donation and proceeds would go to help a young girl with autism get […]

Test the Nation: Watch Your Language

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The CBC is all into testing us Canadians with their interactive programming. The first of the ‘Test the Nation‘ series was a giant nation-wide IQ test where you would watch the program on TV (live), follow along on the web, or grab a paper copy to record your answers. Then your score would be compared […]