Archive for February, 2009

Snowy Chilliwack Photowalk at Cultus Lake

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 — 2:26pm PDT
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Yesterday John and I headed East to hang out with our pal Duane and after an evening housewarming party, we ventured up to Cultus Lake for a chilly photowalk this morning. It was also my first official photowalk with my new Fuji Finepix S2000HD cam, which I am falling in love with after years of […]

3 Blog Nights with BCIT

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 — 10:50am PDT
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I think the most blogging I’ve done in a 24 hour period usually happens on an annual basis during Blogathon, where bloggers are encouraged to join me in writing on their own sites for 24 hours straight, publishing 1 blog post every 30 minutes, and raising funds for charity. Turns out, the folks at BCIT […]

Blogging 101 at the Surrey Museum

Friday, February 27th, 2009 — 1:35pm PDT
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It’s no secret that I’m a born and raised girl from Surrey and as such, I love to use my site to share some of lighter side of the City — from park info and news, to development and festivals like Winterfest, there’s so much happening that unfortunately doesn’t always end up in the limelight. […]

Weekend to End Breast Cancer 2009

Friday, February 27th, 2009 — 11:19am PDT
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For the last few years, a few days each summer have been dedicated to individuals who come together and walk for a cause during the Weekend to End Breast Cancer across our nation in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. The Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefiting BC Cancer Foundation. During one amazing weekend, […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: McBarge

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 — 11:40am PDT
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Continuing my History Tidbits series we’ll explore the history of the McBarge, as requested by @TylerIngram. The McBarge floated into town in 1986 when Vancouver hosted the world for Expo, which began in the spring of and ran until the fall. Commemorating Vancouver’s centennial, it was the last world’s fair in North America, “it is […]

Women in Film Festival 2009 New Media Forum

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 — 9:50am PDT
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After covering the Vancouver International Film Festival as well as the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and sending a freelance writer to Whistler to cover their Film Festival, I’ve pretty much resigned to the fact that I really like writing about the movie community in our region. The next exciting event is taking place next week […]