Archive for August, 2008

MidSummer at the Golden Beaver Winery

Sunday, August 31st, 2008 — 8:00am PDT
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About a year ago John and I first drove past Golden Beaver Winery and since then we’ve been by for tastings and have even been featured on their website. After being invited back by the owners, Bruno and Stella, my sister and I left Osoyoos city limits this afternoon to pay them a visit. I […]

Osoyoos, A Virtual Postcard

Saturday, August 30th, 2008 — 1:28pm PDT
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We had to get out of town this weekend, despite contemplating the staycation, so enjoying a little R&R along with my sister’s family. We’ll be back in a few days but I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made my DreamBank dream come true. Thanks to all those who contributed – […]

WTS – What The Surrey #31: Pattullo Passage

Friday, August 29th, 2008 — 6:00am PDT
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After 71 years, the Pattullo is probably now in its most dangerous condition. Aside from being too narrow for modern-day vehicles and transportation standards, causing dozens to lose theirs lives in recent years, and even being packed with asbestos, the Bridge of Death is just plain scary to cross (so don’t ask why I did […]

DreamBank, The Home Stretch

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 — 8:50pm PDT
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There are only four days left in my DreamBank campaign, raising funds to get me over to the Blog World conference while also contributing to Save the Children. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank those who have tossed a nickel or ten my way in order to make this little trip possible. Julie […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Theoretically Speaking

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 — 11:50am PDT
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Whenever I am asked about some of the high and low points of blogging I can hardly think of the negatives. I get to write, share my knowledge, open up topics for discussion, inform, learn, create and network with some amazingly talented and selfless people. On the other hand, maybe once a month, I’ll be […]

Vancouver Neighbourhoods, What's What

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 — 3:42pm PDT
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Growing up in Surrey I know that when someone tells me they are from Cloverdale or Fleetwood, they’re still really from Surrey. Today I was interviewed by Erin and we discussed the fact that it’s sometimes fun to just state the fancy neighbourhood name when people ask you where you’re from. Panorama Ridge? How lovely! […]