Archive for May, 2009

Review: 2009 Chevy Malibu

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a month ago, when I was chatting with on Twitter about cars, a contact from GM Canada, with whom I had previously corresponded, fired me a note and offered me a Malibu for review. John and I don’t own a car but it’s one of those purchases that’s constantly in the back of our […]

Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Events Galore

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the horizon, June isn’t looking quite as busy as May although there is a significant increase in BBQ’s and meetups that involve getting together around fire-roasted feasts — and I have no problems with that. Here’s a roundup of events in the near future that are currently on my radar: Photo credit: Pat Zaph […]

Vancouver Blogger Meetup May 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My first blogger get-together was in the summer of 2006 and in 2007 John and I attended an official Vancouver Blogger Meetup. Since that time the group has evolved, welcomed many new faces, and ushered in my friend Raul as the organizer (with Isabella still being an active member). It’s a great way to learn […]

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Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John comes from a proud line of Macintosh users and in 2007 he converted me into an Apple fan girl — and I haven’t looked back. Recently we needed to upgrade our arsenal (you know since having a Powerbook, Macbook, and iMac just wasn’t enough) and were on the market for a shiny new Macbook […]

West End Starbucks Hero Remembered

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]