Archive for the category "vancouver"

SuperHappyDevHouse Live Blog

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After work today I met up with John and headed over to 1 Alexander to join in the SuperHappyDevHouse hijinx. Most were there to brainstorm and come up with fun, neat little ways to geek, hack and play with the weebernet but some are here simply to eat, drink, and be geeky – ourselves included. […]

Gassy Jack's Neck of the Woods

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Before moving downtown a few years ago I had only ever been to Gastown [wiki] a couple of times. Aside from being a usual destination for out-of-towners the majority of my experience included hitting dank ol’ pubs for nights of sticky shoes and Irish music. Times have changed and there’s more life in that corner […]

On a holiday slow motion sets its pace

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite the morning news and radio talk show hosts telling me that it was going to be pouring rain yesterday and today, it’s been a gorgeous week so far in Vancouver. I can’t remember the last time I used a song lyric in the title of a blog post, and I also can’t recall the […]

End of a Season

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just watched the Ducks defeat the Canucks‘ playoff dreams in the second overtime of game 5. Alanah live blogged the entire ordeal (and also has an interview with Jim Hughson up on her site) while Dave did the live stream for Canucks Outsider. For all the post game commentary, or lack thereof, I’m sure J.J. […]

Welcome to Canada

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Quick note here before starting the day – something monumental happened yesterday and I would hate to overlook it. John got his Permanent Residency for Canada, meaning he’s now a full-fledged immigrant of this fine nation. You can read all of John’s posts about the immigration process on his blog. We’re both pretty excited and […]