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Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp


Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 — 9:28am PDT
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I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

Queen Elizabeth Park Gets the Axe


Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 — 8:46am PDT
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I’ve been on a rollercoaster ride when it comes to how I feel about the Vancouver Parks Board. On one hand they offer some great low-cost services for residents and on the other they annihilated my beloved Stanley Park to make room for more tourist parking. Not a clearcut by Mother Nature Another Parking Lot […]

Punish the Breed of Dog, or the Owners, A Miss604 Poll


Monday, May 26th, 2008 — 11:42pm PDT
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The only pets I’ve ever owned are a hamster and my Kitty (who is pushing 17 years old and going strong) so I’ve never really known either side of the story, but growing up I knew which house to avoid walking past on my way home from school. You know, the one with the growling, […]

Vancouver History: Henry John Cambie


Monday, May 26th, 2008 — 1:41pm PDT
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While reading VancouverHistory.ca I always check out the sidebar where there’s a teaser for the book, the Street Names of Vancouver by Elizabeth Walker. It asks, “Who was Davie? Why do we have a Broadway? What street was named for a Spanish Secretary of State?” and until the other day my previous knowledge of the […]

Mommy and Me Ladies Night


Saturday, May 24th, 2008 — 10:32am PDT
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A while back my friend Keira suggested we have a mother-daughter ladies night when he mother came to visit her in town this month. After weeks of anticipation we finally made it out to dinner at Boneta, did some blitz shopping, and hung out back at the house where we filled it with giggles and […]

Weezer Pork and Beans Meme


Friday, May 23rd, 2008 — 12:52pm PDT
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You know when you hear a song and don’t know the words so you make up some lyrics in your head to sing along to? Well it turns out the lyrics of Weezer’s new song Pork and Beans are just that, “I eat my candy with my pork and beans.” So yeah, I’m not crazy. […]