Archive for October, 2007

Miss604 Poll: Would Skytrain Radio Fly?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007 — 4:30am PDT
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I enjoy comparing our region’s transit options to other cities’ when it comes to fares and donuts in their stations. More than half the time I’m using the other systems as examples of what we should be doing but I think the latest developments in Boston have stopped me in my tracks. The MBTA has […]

Haunted Vancouver – Scare Me

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 — 3:21pm PDT
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I admit, I’m a sucker for a good ghost story. Although I have never experienced any paranormal activity (that I’m aware of) a good chilling tale will put me on alert and make my pulse race. Best way to take in a story about hauntings and messages from beyond the grave? Take the Ghostly Walks […]

The Amazing Race 12 Begins November 4

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 — 6:00am PDT
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Last season I live blogged a lot of TV, but not just any TV, The Amazing Race. I love adventure races, travel and the challenges that teams face in this Emmy Award-winning reality series. It’s coming back this Sunday for season 12 after a bought with the All Star teams last season. The new Race […]

Notes of the Passive Aggressive Variety

Monday, October 29th, 2007 — 5:20pm PDT
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A while ago we moved into a new office space. Since we have a fancy new kitchen the issue of dishes, garbage detail, and fridge cleaning arose. This was soon addressed civilly, which was rather amazing. I’ve been in office environments before where passive-aggressive notes (or emails) will appear every week, for weeks on end, […]

Fireworks Time and Surrey’s New ByLaw

Monday, October 29th, 2007 — 2:57pm PDT
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There are two sounds heard downtown on occasion that remind me of suburbia-living: lawnmowers and firecrackers. Around this time of year it sounds just like you’re living in the ‘burbs with all the explosive warzone-like symphony of firecrackers and fireworks outside your window every night until Halloween (and these ain’t comin’ from a barge off […]

Stanley Park Update

Monday, October 29th, 2007 — 7:51am PDT
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Last week, a tree that John and I have passed many time on the Third Beach Trail was toppled by Mother Nature. …Staff report that likely the heavy rains on Sunday morning weakened the root mass, and the severe easterly winds that followed later in the day were the cause of the demise of the […]