Archive for the category "weather"

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 […]

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 […]

He's the One, Bright as the Sun

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Quick mini weather rant since my umbrella post was so well received. What’s with people not turning on their lights when it’s dark and rainy out? Man I’m glad I’m not a regular driver out on the roads otherwise this would irk me even more. Now, the weather outside might be absolutely gross but there […]

Umbrella Etiquette in Vancouver

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The topic of “Umbrella Etiquette” in Vancouver is a dead horse and I’m about to give it another kick. For years now bloggers have published their own “rules of umbrella use” for public spaces, streets, and walkways: February 6, 2004 – Craigslist – NY: Official Rules Of Inclement Weather Umbrella Etiquette (found via LucLatulippe) November […]

A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouverites, we accept 10 months of rain and mild weather. We come to live with the fact that if there’s frost on the ground, no one can drive properly and if it’s rainy from October to June… at least there will be sun in July and August. This year I don’t think Mother Nature […]