Archive for the category "vancouver"

The Amazing Hunt, Surrey Edition

Friday, August 17th, 2007 — 12:36am PDT
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Over the last few years Bill Lin and his crew have organized Vancouver’s own version of the Amazing Race, and have done a fantastic job. My sister and I were lucky enough to participate earlier this spring and I have to say it’s a really great adventure. Since September 2004, The Amazing Hunt introduces this […]

Miss604 Poll: Where do you get your coffee?

Thursday, August 16th, 2007 — 8:54am PDT
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I have yet to write an entry on Vancouver Coffee about a certain place in Gastown that just makes my morning with their large coffees and breakfast sammiches, but until then I thought I would toss up another poll. While I wait for John to get ready and escort me down to 7-11 I’d […]

Racoon Problem in the Lower Mainland

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 — 5:00pm PDT
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My sister’s beau would not believe her when she told him that raccoons can be rather ornery creatures. I confirmed this with a few stories as did John who is always amazed at how tourists in the park stop to take pictures of the nocturnal mammals. They can be dangerous, can hiss at you, not […]

Barcamp This Weekend

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 — 10:59am PDT
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Last year at this time I was gearing up for my first live blog and my first blogging unconference. Since 2004 I’ve kept this here site alive and it was the first time I could step out into the real world and meet like-minded people for a major geek out session. Actually, we did attend […]

Photos and Wreck Beach

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 — 8:00am PDT
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Photo credit: john bollwitt on Flickr Last summer I was mentioned in a Metro Vancouver news article about being a local blogebrity. While the story was very flattering and had good intentions at one point the writer mentioned I took photos at Wreck beach. Of everything, this disturbed me the most as I know proper […]

MSM, The Province, and Blogger Link Love

Monday, August 13th, 2007 — 11:15am PDT
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I was viewing my incoming links this morning and caught this one, which seems pretty interesting. If you head to the main website for The Province newspaper, which is you’ll see on the top right “Province Blogs“. Yesterday they introduced their brand new Newsroom: We’ve started The Newsroom in an effort to keep in […]