The following was contributed by Jennifer Miles who will be seeing four children off to school this fall. It’s mid-August and the last thing on most kids’ minds is that oft dreaded 6 letter word —school. While most kids aren’t keen to leave the carefree days of playgrounds, water parks and beaches behind them, there […]
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I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]
Yesterday was deemed the most depressing day of the year. If your winter SAD has kicked in or your holiday bills are catching up to you, that classification might be justified. But here in Vancouver RIGHT NOW, the sun is shining, yes, there’s SUNSHINE. I propose, just for a day, just while there’s no cloud […]
It’s that time of year when you just want to overdose on Peppermint Mochas then curl into a ball and nap until March. Photo credit: kk+ on Flickr Being in Vancouver, our sun doesn’t rise until after you arrive at work in the morning, and it sets well before you head out the door, bound […]
Last summer we spent most of our time going for walks, down at the pool, and trudging through Stanley Park to get to our beloved Third Beach. Aside from the cheap, free, and simple activities that you can do outdoors in the City here are a few more organized affairs to mark on your calendar. […]
I sent my niece a Valentine in the mail. It had a bee on it, it was pretty cute. I know that as a child anything that came through that mail slot with my name on it would light up my day. I think that’s also why at a Scholastic book fair one year I […]