Archive for the category "weather"

Vancouver Traffic Cameras Get Home Safe

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve featured a few area webcams before however on days like today, when people need to get across the region while the roads are covered in ice, snow, and drivers that certainly are not used to these conditions, it may come in handy to check out the routes before you leave the comfort of your […]

Tobogganing and Sledding in Vancouver

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On official snow days we’d get packed into our snowsuits, pull our socks up past the top of our boots and put on so many sweaters it was an impossible feat to put your arms down flat at your side. With the ‘swish swish’ of our snowsuits being the only sound in the neighbourhood as […]

Vancouver History: Snow Days

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 21, 2008: I’ve promoted this post to the front page of my site in honor of the 20cms of snow we’ve received over the last 24 hours. When I was younger we would get some real snow days – the kind where you’d spend all day in your one-piece snow suit and only […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Happyland Edition

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you feel your eyes welling up with emotion the one thing that tips you over the edge is actually talking about how you’re doing with someone. Yesterday after work I started texting my husband to see if he was walking home or taking the bus while I faught off some tears. As soon as […]

Weathering the Canada Line Storm

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What is there to write about when you’re momentarily uninspired? You write about the weather (and in this town, transit and construction too). Influenced by Keira’s lust for Jugo Juice as of late, I headed over to my nearby location to pick up a Berry Blast and a wrap for lunch. Along the way I […]