Archive for July, 2010

Iowa Countryside

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It’s hard to describe the beauty of the rolling hills covered in hundreds of hues of green that smell of freshly cut grass and sweetcorn here in Iowa. I wasn’t able to snap photos of every piece of scenery but heading from the freeway the asphalt gives way to limestone concrete that covers dusty yellow […]

Theatre Under the Stars 2010 Season

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Theatre Under the Stars returns to the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park for another season which starts next week. This year’s performances are Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Singin’ in the Rain which will alternate each night from July 13th & 14th until August 21st. Theatre Under the Stars has been a mainstay […]

Day Trip to Galena Illinois

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John and I are still over in Iowa, enjoying a quick day trip to Iowa City. We’ve been on the go quite a bit during this trip but it’s all been good times with friends and family. The other day John’s brother’s family took us over to the historic town of Galena, Illinois. Along the […]

Fraser Valley Parks: Silver Lake in Hope

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Celebrating Parks Month I have a few entries in my Park Series that have been contributed by readers. The first is from Michelle Kent. Silver Lake Provincial Park in Hope, BC View Larger Map Getting Here The park is 12 km southwest of Hope in Skagit Valley. From Highway 1 watch for Silver/Skagit Provincial Park. […]

Where to Watch the World Cup Final in Vancouver

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Many have been looking for places to watch the World Cup in Vancouver but for this Sunday’s match it’s a whole other deal. The finale between Spain and Holland will be a big one this weekend so I turned to the biggest fan of Holland that I could find (Ariane Colenbrander) and have asked her […]