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Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour


Monday, January 7th, 2008 — 5:00am PST
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Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]

Super Skills Saturday


Saturday, January 5th, 2008 — 7:19pm PST
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Watching Team Canada win gold I completely forgot to blog about the Canucks Super Skills as it’s a great, cheap and fun activity that happens every year at GM Place. Our favourite players take to the ice in a competition of speed and accuracy. It’s always a low-dough event and extremely fun for the kiddies. […]

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks


Wednesday, December 26th, 2007 — 4:21pm PST
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As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]

Stanley Park Tree Planting and the Humbug Hike


Friday, December 14th, 2007 — 9:59am PST
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Tomorrow will mark the one year anniversary of the storm that ravaged Stanley Park one night, uprooting tens of thousands of trees and gnashing through the sea wall. Over the last year I’ve kept a close eye on the park, and have many photos and blog posts to illustrate the lack of progress and frustration […]

Christmas in Vancouver: The Vancouver Masters Synchro Movie Sunday


Saturday, December 8th, 2007 — 8:00am PST
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I’m all about the fundraising here on Miss604, but ya know I’m also all about Ralphie. That’s right, little Ralphie from A Christmas Story who wants, “an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle, with a compass in the stock and ‘this thing’ which tells time.” It’s the lovable cinematic Christmas […]