Archive for the category "vancouver"

Gassy Jack's Neck of the Woods


Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 — 8:01pm PST
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Before moving downtown a few years ago I had only ever been to Gastown [wiki] a couple of times. Aside from being a usual destination for out-of-towners the majority of my experience included hitting dank ol’ pubs for nights of sticky shoes and Irish music. Times have changed and there’s more life in that corner […]

On a holiday slow motion sets its pace


Tuesday, May 8th, 2007 — 6:55pm PST
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Despite the morning news and radio talk show hosts telling me that it was going to be pouring rain yesterday and today, it’s been a gorgeous week so far in Vancouver. I can’t remember the last time I used a song lyric in the title of a blog post, and I also can’t recall the […]

End of a Season


Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 — 9:59pm PST
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Just watched the Ducks defeat the Canucks‘ playoff dreams in the second overtime of game 5. Alanah live blogged the entire ordeal (and also has an interview with Jim Hughson up on her site) while Dave did the live stream for Canucks Outsider. For all the post game commentary, or lack thereof, I’m sure J.J. […]

Welcome to Canada


Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 — 7:37am PST
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Quick note here before starting the day – something monumental happened yesterday and I would hate to overlook it. John got his Permanent Residency for Canada, meaning he’s now a full-fledged immigrant of this fine nation. You can read all of John’s posts about the immigration process on his blog. We’re both pretty excited and […]

Vancouver View Magazine


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 — 7:31pm PST
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A while ago Buzz Bishop, local radio host [Z95], blogger [MacBlog], podcaster, techie writer [Cyberbuzz] and friend of Miss604.com asked to get my story about making the switch from PC to Mac. I’ve done several posts to express how much of a newbie I am with my Macbook [tag: mac vs pc] and Buzz decided […]

Vancouver View Magazine Article


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 — 8:55am PST
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Vancouver View Magazine Article by Buzz Bishop – May 2007 Rebecca’s dad brought home her family’s first PC in 1989. “We played Spacewars and basked in the orange glow of the monitor,” she remembers. Over the next 18 years as she moved from MS-DOS to Windows3.1 to Windows 95 to Windows 98 to Windows XP […]

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