Archive for January, 2009

Altar Boyz on Tour

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver History: St Paul’s Hospital

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first time I heard of St Paul’s Hospital was when I was talking to my friend (and neighbour) about where we were born. We were about 9 or 10 years old and she told me she was born at St. Paul’s in Vancouver, which seemed strange to me since my brother, sister and I […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Geek of the Week

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to a misty, rainy Thursday morning. I’m actually pretty excited about the rain however, since I was sent an adorable yet practical umbrella from a local company a few weeks ago. I’ll have a full review up once I’ve ventured out into the drizzle but for now, here is my link fest this week: […]

Vancouver Buildings in Google Earth 3D

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last March Google launched its cities in 3D program and as of this month, Vancouver is on now the list. If your local government is like many around the world, you’ve invested in developing a 3D model representing buildings in your city’s downtown–perhaps your entire jurisdiction. Or, maybe you haven’t yet produced a 3D model, […]

Carmen and Blogger Night at the Opera

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I will be joined by other wonderful bloggers to experience Carmen as guests of the Vancouver Opera. We’ll be setup in the lobby to take photos, jot down thoughts, notes, and any interesting tidbits we have to share. Between acts, we’ll have updates and early reviews as well. If you are attending the […]