My personal history with Pattullo goes back about 29 years however the name played an important role for me in high school biology. I used to be able to remember that the knee cap was called the “patella” since it was like a bridge between the femur and tibia (at least in my mind it […]
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“Wake up! America’s about to inaugurate its first African American president!” John bellowed this morning as I slowly slipped out from between the sheets and took my place on the couch. I don’t have the most exciting “where were you?” story as I’m sitting, wrapped in fleece blankets from Iowa, with my MacBook on my […]
For city-by-city results, please scroll down Aside from watching the hockey game tonight, I’ll also be keeping an eye on the civic election results for all cities in the Greater Vancouver region. Actually, my focus will be on Vancouver and Surrey as they’re the municipalities to which I am most closely tied (and I voted […]
Last week I met up with Paul at Central City for some breakfast, a chat, and some good old fashioned Surrey talk. Paul Hillsdon is a blogger that I crossed paths with a few years ago now and he’s taken his passion for transit planning, environmental responsibility and education to the next level by running […]
On the fourth of July I usually write a post on my site paying tribute to our neighbours to the south, across the largest unguarded border in the world  . However, my involvement with the country is rooted far deeper than notes I have jotted in cyber-space annually. During some of the highest and […]
As I’m heading out to the Canucks game and will not be following all the election night action on Twitter, here’s a super handy-dandy Google map to keep track of the results as they flow in from sea to sea.