Archive for the category "personal"

Shaw WideOpen Internet 150: How We Stay Connected


Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 — 1:40pm PDT
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“Are you two texting each other?” a server might playfully ask John and I as we enjoy a dinner out at a local restaurant. We are a very connected couple, however when we’re together and on our phones we’re usually fact checking our conversations, adding to our in-person interaction by briefly referencing an online source. […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award


Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 — 3:57pm PDT
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I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Lynn Canyon Photowalk


Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 — 5:11pm PDT
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I’ve done the surprise party and the pub nights, I’ve hosted friends and family for dinner, and I’ve collected my free birthday beverages at local coffee shops but when 2016 rolled around I wanted to share what I love with some of the people I love the most in this world. For my birthday this […]

Travel Tips for the Holidays


Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 — 3:07pm PDT
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You haven’t truly lived until you’ve spent the night on the floor of the Denver airport. Circumnavigated by vacuum cleaners, trying to sleep while lights shine at full blast, and with the chatter of a 24-hour news channel hovering on a television above your head. How about pairing that with two cancelled flights, a rental […]

Remembering Fred Latremouille


Friday, March 6th, 2015 — 9:34am PDT
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My mom’s old Pontiac had the best radio. Big buttons, a smooth turning dial, and an 8-track player where she slotted in a cassette converter. There were many trips to school and places like Surrey Place Mall that were soundtracked by the voices of Fred and Cathy on CFUN, where the two hosted a morning […]

Girls Winter Getaway in Whistler


Thursday, December 12th, 2013 — 11:16am PDT
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The advantage of living in Vancouver, a beautifully vibrant city on its own, is that it’s so close to so many fantastic getaway options. A weekend in the Fraser Valley, on Vancouver Island, across the border, or up the Sea to Sky is rarely out of the question in any season. For that reason, I […]

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