Archive for the category "poll"

Monday Morning Link Fest: Welcome to December

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Pop open day one of your chocolate countdown calendars, it’s December! To celebrate, here’s a hearty Miss604 link fest. – The Best of 604 is still open for nominations until Wednesday, December 3rd. On Thursday I’ll flip over to voting, including all nominees on the ballot. I won’t have a current total view on the […]

Notes to Nourish Holiday Cards

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When I worked for some big companies my wrist would often get sore and cramped personally signing my name on 300-500 holiday cards for clients at the beginning of December. Now that my client list is somewhat smaller, sending seasonal greetings is a much more pleasant task especially since we’re pretty much a paper-free office. […]

Red Poppies, White Poppies, No Poppies

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: david on Flickr Last year I included a note about the great poppy debate in a blog post. I first heard about white poppies through a BBC article in 2006, and also from DaveO, who does an amazing White Poppies series on his podcast year-round. Both red and white are the colour of […]

Opus Rooftop Restaurant in Yaletown

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One of the latest projects meeting strong NIMBY (not in my backyard) opposition in Vancouver is the rooftop restaurant proposal in Yaletown. A few days ago there was a meeting at City Hall to discuss the development that would sit on top of the Opus Hotel. From Trilogy Properties According to Opus Vancouver and Trilogy […]

Television Talk: Miss604 TV Poll

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr First things first, I was not paid by any company to write this post in any way, shape or form. I did however, attend an info-session with live demos of Toshiba products and have decided to share some thoughts based on my experience there. Our current TV was generously […]

Gearing up for the Season

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up to Tweets from several people who were excited to see snow dusted across the tops of the local mountains. Photo credit: Keira on Flickr I’m gearing up for another season at Mt. Seymour as well as a trip to Keira’s beloved Mt. Washington to celebrate the start of the season. […]