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Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "T" is for The Street Blog

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My cause of choice for Blogathon Vancouver 2008 is the Union Gospel Mission. I’ve had a relationship with them for a while now, stemming from personal interest and donations and growing into a bigger role along with being invited to their website launch party. The UGM has really embraced social media and on top of […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "S" is for Seawall

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been tracking the Stanley Park restoration effort pretty closely ever since the “big storm” a few years ago. Recently they were finally going to complete the Seawall that was badly damaged in parts and had remained that way for almost two years. Here is a comparison of the lack of work over several months […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "R" is for Rock and Roll

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The following has been contributed by John Bollwitt Let’s be honest, R is truly for Rebecca. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr However, the other love in my life, no matter how hard it is to believe or scandalous that it might be, is rock and roll. A man by the name of Hagen Meyers […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "Q" is for Queens Park

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was younger we would tote our camping chairs out to New Westminster on a foggy morning once a year to watch the Hyack Parade, after which we’d all have a nice play in Queen’s Park. With school field trips we’d chase bunnies in the playground, hang out with the goats at the petting […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: First Shift Complete

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A bunch of Blogathoners have already completed their shifts while some of us soldier on into the wee hours of Sunday morning. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr One of which is Duane, who shared a common cause with me – the Union Gospel Mission. I’d love to keep going however being through a lot […]