Archive for January, 2009

Vancouver Opera: Blogger Night at Carmen

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Last November I was a guest of the Vancouver Opera for their season-opening performance of Eugine Onegin. I hadn’t been to the opera in over ten years and the experience was lovely. Since that time, the Vancouver Opera and I have been brewing up something very special (thanks to a suggestion from Tris) and our […]

Wednesday Afternoon Link Fest: News and a Contest

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Seeings as how I just released my first History post of 2009, I thought why not launch my first Link Fest of the year as well. Surrey Leader Hundreds of parking spots are being opened up for motorists so that they can park and ride at Scott Road SkyTrain station. [Surrey Leader] Vancouver is Awesome […]

History Tidbit: Duff Pattullo

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My personal history with Pattullo goes back about 29 years however the name played an important role for me in high school biology. I used to be able to remember that the knee cap was called the “patella” since it was like a bridge between the femur and tibia (at least in my mind it […]

Obama Inauguration 2009

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“Wake up! America’s about to inaugurate its first African American president!” John bellowed this morning as I slowly slipped out from between the sheets and took my place on the couch. I don’t have the most exciting “where were you?” story as I’m sitting, wrapped in fleece blankets from Iowa, with my MacBook on my […]

Becoming She 2009

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Often there are events for women — women in business, women at home, and women around the world. No matter the context, gathering a group of individuals together for a weekend of networking, inspiration, and conversation is always a good thing, which is why I’ll share some information about “Becoming She – a premiere one-day […]