Archive for the category "weather"

Sea Wall, La Nina, and 1996 calling

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For some reason I am terribly nauseous this morning, and before you whip out the ‘jump to conclusions mat’ let me state that we were completely sober for the TCC podcast last night AND no, there won’t be the pitter patter of little Bollwitts around any time soon. I’m just SUPER woozy and woke up […]

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 […]

Natural Fireworks Tomorrow Night

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow night perhaps Vancouverites will be able to catch an anticipated meteor shower. My husband‘s always been fascinated by astronomy and me, well I just think the little I know about it all is still pretty neat. Photo credit: jon rawlinson on Flickr It’s surprising how many more stars you see in the sky once […]