Archive for the category "vancouver"

Getting Our Moose On


Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 — 4:20pm PDT
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Northern Voice (aka Moose Camp) is ready and set for February 23 & 24 2007. Darren Barefoot made the registration announcement today and would like some input from all those in the blogging community – especially all the fine folks who wish to attend this “learning party”: Registration is officially open! Two days of conference […]

buses in the burbs


Thursday, November 16th, 2006 — 9:08am PDT
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Vancouverites complain about transit [mbv]. Bus drivers being rude, overcrowding, trolley buses falling off their overhead rails, and that ain’t the half of it. But when I think about taking the #5 (Robson) or #6 (Davie) downtown I think about how spoiled we are compared to every other transit-taker. Recently, the federal government has dumped […]

swimming to work


Monday, November 6th, 2006 — 8:02pm PDT
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A post about rain. I don’t want to do a post about rain. Recently Darren Barefoot’s blog had an anniversary [db], he listed off a bunch of blogs and their ‘first posts’ to the world. Looking back, mine is about rain and silly ideas [604], although I’m not sure that was my first post – […]

flashing that smile at random


Monday, October 23rd, 2006 — 1:42pm PDT
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I got lost. Okay well not completely lost but turned around. John wanted to show me some of his running routes through the Park so we headed out yesterday afternoon in the fog. The fog had rolled in on Friday night, it was so creepy. You could see it coming from miles away, over the […]

littlest hobo takes the train


Sunday, October 22nd, 2006 — 3:41pm PDT
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We were headed out East on the Skytrain this morning when an unexpected rider hopped on at Patterson station. The German Shepherd trotted right past us, and down to the other end of the train. It was a Millenium Line [wiki] train, one of the “new” fancy articulated Bombardiers, so the dog was able to […]

change of seasons


Friday, October 20th, 2006 — 5:57pm PDT
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We went for a walk the other day and John said, “I miss this smell.” Ocean mist, damp technicolour trees, ribbons of smoke in the air from someone burning leaves in their yard… welcome to Fall. Today, 24 Hours featured a couple pumpkin patches around Vancouver. I’m glad I made asked Jenny to write her […]