Thanksgiving is usually a time of reflection on my blog; memories of heading to my Oma and Opa’s house for a big turkey dinner, raking the leaves in the front yard and then riding the BMX straight through the pile. Eating so much at supper time as Oma tells you to keep going, “you’re too […]
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It was a year ago that I first wrote about the Surrey Memorial Hospital‘s Tulips for Tomorrow campaign. Now, 12 months, 100,000 bulbs and $420,000 in donations later, they are initiating the campaign for another season. Your donation will put Surrey in bloom when spring rolls around, and will fund new medical equipment for our […]
After collecting some food donations we have headed up to the far reaches of Lynn Valley to visit our friend Dave [happyfrog][RaincityStudios]. I realized this hasn’t left me much time to visit the Greater Vancouver Food Bank today. As such, I’ll keep the drive going until after BarCamp, in case anyone would like to donate […]
We are at Salt in Gastown right now with Tris Hussey, Kris Krug and Raul – come on down and join us for lunch. Kris is giving impromptu photography advice and I’m live blogging before delicious our “Butcher Plate” arrives. Canned food donations are being accepted for the Food Bank. Update: Anthony just arrived as […]
After a hearty breakfast at Ricky’s we’re now chilling at Blenz in Central City / SFU Surrey. So far this morning the traffic has been horrendous so after this we’ll head straight to Gastown for the 1:00pm meetup. The kiss event (one of the only events mentioned this morning in one of the local papers) […]
It’s here! Today is National Digital Media Day and I’m going to be embarking on a tour of Metro Vancouver, stopping at various points to live blog and promote digital media in our region. Why am I doing this you may ask? … As you may know, there is wide speculation that the federal government […]