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Christmas in Vancouver: Adopt-A-Family

Friday, November 16th, 2007 — 3:30pm PDT
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Update 2010 The Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family program is back for 2010. Last year I wrote a few blurbs about the Adopt-a-Family program through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. I’m now noticing a lot of Google search love from people seeking to learn more so here’s the scoop: The Adopt-A-Family program is a way to match up […]

I'll Miss Third Tuesday and DemoCamp Vancouver

Friday, November 16th, 2007 — 6:00am PDT
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That’s right, I won’t be there to liveblog the latest edition of “battle decks” at DemoCampVancouver04. Why not? Well, I’ll be somewhere between Iowa and Missouri, visiting in-laws and driving through some corn fields, that’s why. John hasn’t been back to see his family in over two years since immigrating to Canada to be my […]

Goodbye, Mr. Kripps

Thursday, November 15th, 2007 — 2:58pm PDT
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It’s as much a fixture of Granville Street as those drunken 19 year-old suburban kids and Bruno Gerussi‘s plaque on the Walk of Fame; Kripps Pharmacy is leaving town, and the famous neon “DRUGS” sign that’s stood there for decades will be taken down. Photo credit: bRONTE dIGITAL on Flickr Recently the famous “Drugs” sign […]

Lululemon, Tasing, Bridge of Death, Locavores

Thursday, November 15th, 2007 — 7:43am PDT
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Welcome to Thursday, the day before Friday, which is the day before we leave for America to see many members of my in-law family. Here are a few tidbits floating around the news this morning: – The video caught by a witness to the tasering of a man at YVR earlier this month has been […]

Northern Voice – MooseCamp 2008

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 — 6:00am PDT
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It seems like yesterday that John and I were spending our first wedding anniversary weekend with several other hundred local geeks, bloggers, hipster nerds and podcasters at Northern Voice. Well the mighty fine organizers of the biggest blogging conference to hit lotusland, and the folks who brought you the legendary “bloggable” t-shirt are back at […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Holiday Trains

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 — 5:00am PDT
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Truth be told, these post should be themed “Christmas in Metro Vancouver” as well as “Holiday Time” as I’ll be featuring seasonal activities of many denominations, for various cities in the region. The tale of two trains; Surrey’s Bear Creek Park and Stanley Park’s miniature railway. North Pole Express Train in Bear Creek Park, Surrey […]