Archive for January, 2009

First Mount Seymour Ride of the Season

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 — 10:00pm PDT
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Even though Mount Seymour was busy hosting The Yeti today (a race which I originally heard about from MOMAR) I still enjoyed my first ride of the season. My niece recently learned to ski at Mount Seymour and she’s almost ready to go pro, I swear. Conditions were a bit icy but the flakes were […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Final Update

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 — 9:50pm PDT
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Duane and MeBlogathon 2008 Last summer I initiated Blogathon Vancouver, based on the original Blogathon in which I’ve participated for the last few years. During my campaign in the summer of 2008, which sees a blogger write a post every 30 minutes for 24 hours straight in support of a cause, I received some support […]

CBC's On the Coast Liveblog from O'Douls

Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 3:09pm PDT
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To celebrate jumping on to the FM dial (88.1), the CBC is on location at O’Douls today to enjoy some piano music (note the theme… 88 keys… 88 on the dial). The topics today will focus on the West End; from rent-o-victions to St. Paul’s and I’ll be adding my own notes, history tidbits and […]

Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns

Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 2:00pm PDT
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Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns John Morton, Sam Brighouse and William Hailstone

Flip N Asian Show at Lafflines

Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 7:54am PDT
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I’m all about supporting a good cause, especially fun events that in turn also support causes. Next Thursday (February 5th) the Flip N Asian Comedy Show will be at Lafflines Comedy Club. Photo credit: puja on Flickr Art Factora, one of the comedians, describes it as “a stand up comedy show that myself and another […]

Altar Boyz on Tour

Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 12:31am PDT
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I can see it now, young impressionable girls pasting posters in their lockers and giving gleeful, longing looks at Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham while applying layer after layer of lip gloss. They can sing, they can dance, and the Altar Boyz have even got Jesus calling ’em up on their cell phones. Charles […]