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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 Canada.com 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 […]

West End Block Party Success


Saturday, August 11th, 2007 — 3:31pm PDT
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Keira and I hit up the West End Block Party today. Although it was very kid-centric we got to explore, play carnival games, and be a couple big kids ourselves. I tell ya, we had to get a kid to show us how to play one game because it was pretty darn tough. We completed […]

Natural Fireworks Tomorrow Night


Saturday, August 11th, 2007 — 10:40am PDT
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Tomorrow night perhaps Vancouverites will be able to catch an anticipated meteor shower. My husband‘s always been fascinated by astronomy and me, well I just think the little I know about it all is still pretty neat. Photo credit: jon rawlinson on Flickr It’s surprising how many more stars you see in the sky once […]

The RIO Experience


Friday, August 10th, 2007 — 9:25am PDT
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Photo credit: Keira on Flickr After finding a neat cafe into which none of us had ventured, I’m pretty sure we would have all been content calling it a night without even hitting the movie theatre. Nevertheless, we arrived at our destination a little early so the attendant in the box office booth was a […]