Archive for January, 2011

Mount Seymour Guys Night Out, Girls Ride Free 2011

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Mount Seymour’s Guys Night Out, Girls Ride Free event returns for a 5th season starting January 10th, 2011. View from Seymour – Photo credit: Andre Charland on Flickr Women have the opportunity to enjoy free night skiing every Monday throughout the event when they pick up a voucher in advance from participating retail locations: Coastal […]

The Migratory Nerd Takes Off

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As the wheels on Duane Storey‘s plane pull up off the YVR tarmac tomorrow he’ll be on his way to an adventure some of us may only dream of living. For the last year or so, Duane has been planning a working holiday that will take him below the equator, over the Atlantic, and across […]

Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2011

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Chinese and Scottish traditions collide with the annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy event happening later this month. Combining the Chinese New Year with Robbie Burns Day, this legendary fusion is distinct to Vancouver and has become so popular that there are now multiple events happening across the city and as far south as Seattle. Photo […]

First Photowalk of 2011 in Iowa

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This afternoon I grabbed my new Nikon D90 and we bundled up for our third annual ‘first photowalk‘ of the year in Anytown, USA – otherwise known as my husband’s hometown in Iowa. The sun peeked out and began to melt piles of snow that quickly re-froze as solid puddles, causing my less-than-adequate soles to […]

Vancouver History: January 1

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As Vancouverites awake after a night of confetti-filled celebration, 2011 is perhaps welcomed with a dip in English Bay, a pound of the snooze button, or that first venti-sized coffer of the year. Although most are looking ahead, I decided to look back and see how our city rang in the New Year throughout the […]