Archive for June, 2008

Updated Theme for Summer 2008

Monday, June 30th, 2008 — 4:00am PDT
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Nursing our bronzed (and slightly pink) skin after a full morning and afternoon at the beach, we sat down to hammer out some final touches on the updated WordPress theme. Over the last week or so John has done the bulk of the leg work to give the site a fresh new look for […]

Vancouver History: Nat Bailey

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 — 9:35am PDT
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It’s a pretty rare thing these days to have a sporting venue named after an actual person and not a car manufacturer, internet company or soft drink, but what makes Nat Bailey more than a baseball stadium and the namesake of a Pale Ale at White Spot? 1956 President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Quayside Park New Westminster

Saturday, June 28th, 2008 — 9:00am PDT
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As I started walking along the pier of Westminster Quay, the first thought that came to my mind was “I *have* to take photos here for Rebecca’s series on Metro Vancouver Park Series“. This park has just about everything – playground, beautiful urban views, and gorgeous river/forest views too. Photo credit: Raul on Flickr History […]

Friday Morning Link Fest: Power Blogging Edition

Friday, June 27th, 2008 — 9:48am PDT
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Yes, that’s me on the cover of the 24 Hours, “right above the shirtless man with a hose,” as my husband stated. Even though Blogathon 2008 will not officially be happening, the good folks at Day of Blogs have picked up the reigns and I have decided to spearhead the Vancouver effort. If you are […]

Matthew Good at the Orpheum Tonight

Thursday, June 26th, 2008 — 4:02pm PDT
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Tonight there is a pre-show meetup at the Kingston (everyone is invited) then it’s off to the Orpheum to see Matthew Good play a hometown gig. He’s never played the Orpheum before so he said it will be a pretty special event. Although I have written about the venue before, I haven’t been there since […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 — 1:27pm PDT
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It’s official, there will be a Blogathon in Vancouver this year (and by official, I mean that I created a wiki page with useful information and a sign up sheet). Based on the Blogathon of the past, which is not in operation this year, bloggers are encouraged to sign up, pick a non-profit of choice, […]