Archive for January, 2008

Dotcom Bust and SuperBowl Commercials


Thursday, January 31st, 2008 — 11:55am PST
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Someone was just mentioned something about Pets.com, which instantly made me picture their sock dog mascot (which incidentally lead Pets.com to sue Conan O’Brien’s show over “Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog“). Thinking back to the days of the dotcom BOOM I remember where I was when it all went down… during the BUST. I was […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Island Girl Edition


Thursday, January 31st, 2008 — 7:18am PST
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Tonight, I will be one with the Island. I’m not sure what that means but it has something to do with a girl, her mom, and her puppy that keeps threatening to lick my nose.

The Things That Matter


Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 — 11:52am PST
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I’ve been so busy recently that I haven’t had time to cover everything I’ve wanted to on the blog. I also haven’t had a lot of time to just chill out with John or my family even though they’re the most important things in the world to me. After waiting almost two years, John‘s immigration […]

Culturally Modified Trees of Stanley Park


Tuesday, January 29th, 2008 — 4:36pm PST
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The other day during our multi-hour walk through the park, John and I came across a a tree that had been tagged in a way I hadn’t seen before. You’ll usually find fluorescent flags hanging off branches as route or survey markers but since the storms we’ve mostly seen spray-painted dots, rags and other indicators […]

Justifying Chill Out Spaces


Tuesday, January 29th, 2008 — 10:35am PST
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The following is a guest post, contributed by Keith So much in today’s world needs to be justified with numbers showing us that there is a quantifiable value for every decision. When a company spends money, more often than not they want to know how spending that money will make them more money. This is […]

The Vancouver Blogger Challenge


Tuesday, January 29th, 2008 — 7:47am PST
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I know Google is nice to me. It likes me. I can post on a certain topic and within an hour show up on page one of their results for the most obscure of things. Well yesterday while reading Morning Brew, Sean linked to Narvey who was doing an SEO experiment. For those unfamiliar, SEO […]

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