Archive for the category "weather"

Drive Safe Today in Metro Vancouver

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I woke up with sun beaming through the bedroom curtains. The voice at the local radio station coming through my alarm clock said it was “frigid” outside but the warmth radiating from my window was quite comforting. As I was getting ready to head out this morning my mother called and said it’s a “white […]

Happy in Vancouver

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday was deemed the most depressing day of the year. If your winter SAD has kicked in or your holiday bills are catching up to you, that classification might be justified. But here in Vancouver RIGHT NOW, the sun is shining, yes, there’s SUNSHINE. I propose, just for a day, just while there’s no cloud […]

Are You SAD?

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year when you just want to overdose on Peppermint Mochas then curl into a ball and nap until March. Photo credit: kk+ on Flickr Being in Vancouver, our sun doesn’t rise until after you arrive at work in the morning, and it sets well before you head out the door, bound […]

Snow Day in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the second of December, there’s Christmas trees up everywhere you look (staring politically correctness in the face) and Metro Vancouver is covered in snow. When we were in Iowa last week we swore up and down, “no, it doesn’t snow like this at home.” We were wrong apparently. Our snow was not only shaken […]

White Stuff From the Sky to Fall on Vancouver

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With frozen rain and slushie precipitation in the forecast what else would a good Vancouverite do than brace for school closures and abandon their cars at the side of roads when there’s a call for such treacherous conditions? Local news outlets have already composed their “school closures” posts on their websites, and with that first […]