Archive for April, 2008

Happy 31st Birthday Duane

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

An ode to Duane. Over the last year he’s been an outstanding friend to John and I, from geeky nights in on the couch coding sites, to taking us up to the woods and feeding us too much wine for our own good. Even though the last few years weren’t the smoothest for him, he’s […]

The Black Keys Rock the Commodore

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than watching a completely rockin’ band at the Commodore for $20? Not much at all really. Despite the fact that I felt out of place with out a fedora, horn-rimmed glasses, a beard, or a jean jacket, I thoroughly enjoyed The Black Keys. The volume and caliber of nostril-tickling sound that those two […]

Stanley Park Restoration Update April 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mr. Bollwitt and I cherish our multi-hour treks off the tourist-beaten paths through our city’s crown jewel – Stanley Park. We’ve been keeping a close eye on it throughout the years and especially since the big storm of 2006. Yesterday after being disappointed about seeing the same piece of the Seawall I documented a year […]

Canucks Fan Appreciation 2008

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: Read my thoughts on page A6 of today’s Province newspaper. Update: I’ll also be on the CBC’s Early Edition with Rick Cluff Wednesday morning (April 9th) talking about Trevor Linden and more specifically, the petition to rename a street after him. From The Canucks Hockey Blog Did anyone even notice the score last night? […]

Pauline Johnson Memorial in Stanley Park

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During one of our most recent treks through a muddy Stanley Park we finally made it over to the Pauline Johnson memorial. [See: The Lions – The Two Sisters, Pauline Johnson Opera] You can find the memorial between The Teahouse and Third Beach, just off the side of Stanley Park Drive.