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Stanley Park Progress and Clearcut


Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 — 12:06pm PDT
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John’s got us in a habit of ‘morning walks’ lately and it’s no secret that one of our favourite places to trek around in the city is Stanley Park. We’re in there at least once a week and have been following its progress since the storms last December when thousands of trees were toppled. I’ve […]

Where to Get Sunglasses in Vancouver


Thursday, August 30th, 2007 — 4:39pm PDT
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About 2 years ago when I was chillin in Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa, I bought some sunglasses. Actually, we bought them from one of those independent mid-mall carts, 2 for $20. Mine finally busted a few weekends ago in Osoyoos and John‘s bit the dust just the other day. Both events have sent […]

Halloween Comes Early at the Rio


Thursday, August 30th, 2007 — 9:31am PDT
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If there’s one movie I’ve heard people talking about all summer, that isn’t The Simpsons, it’s Halloween. Why is there so much buzz, is it because people just like scary movies? Well yes, that and this is a Rob Zombie production based on John Carpenter‘s screenplay. After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now […]

Canucks Logo, Job Action and Ewok Villages


Wednesday, August 29th, 2007 — 10:30am PDT
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If you live or work around False Creek this morning you may find a few more people milling about than usual. Over at GM Place we’re going to attend the official logo launch tailgate party on the South Plaza at 11:30, then head in to the arena for the unveiling at 12:30pm. I’ll have an […]

A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils


Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 — 3:27pm PDT
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As Vancouverites, we accept 10 months of rain and mild weather. We come to live with the fact that if there’s frost on the ground, no one can drive properly and if it’s rainy from October to June… at least there will be sun in July and August. This year I don’t think Mother Nature […]

Canada Russia Super Series


Monday, August 27th, 2007 — 8:31am PDT
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It was 35 years ago that our nation rallied behind a group of hockey players in games taking place from Vancouver, to Moscow and in between. The series was East vs West, Communism vs Democracy, and more importantly… who was the world’s ‘Hockey Nation’. 1972summitseries.com The Summit Series was the first competition between full-strength Soviet […]