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Monday Morning Link Fest

Monday, August 20th, 2007 — 9:50am PST
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I avoided the computer for most of Sunday because Saturday’s live blogging of Barcamp not only obliterated my finger tips due to typing for 8 hours straight but also the family went to the PNE. My sister, the kids and my mother all packed up the car and met me at The Fair. We had […]

Barcamp Vancouver 2007 Live Blog

Saturday, August 18th, 2007 — 9:01am PST
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After a wild and crazy night of meet n’ greets here we are. Good morning Barcampers! I started blogging this morning on the bus (in tribute to Tony) and I will be posting content throughout the day today. It won’t be a true live blog but recaps and updates from today’s unconference will be published […]

The Amazing Hunt, Surrey Edition

Friday, August 17th, 2007 — 12:36am PST
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Over the last few years Bill Lin and his crew have organized Vancouver’s own version of the Amazing Race, and have done a fantastic job. My sister and I were lucky enough to participate earlier this spring and I have to say it’s a really great adventure. Since September 2004, The Amazing Hunt introduces this […]

Miss604 Poll: Where do you get your coffee?

Thursday, August 16th, 2007 — 8:54am PST
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I have yet to write an entry on Vancouver Coffee about a certain place in Gastown that just makes my morning with their large coffees and breakfast sammiches, but until then I thought I would toss up another poll. While I wait for John to get ready and escort me down to 7-11 I’d […]

Racoon Problem in the Lower Mainland

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 — 5:00pm PST
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My sister’s beau would not believe her when she told him that raccoons can be rather ornery creatures. I confirmed this with a few stories as did John who is always amazed at how tourists in the park stop to take pictures of the nocturnal mammals. They can be dangerous, can hiss at you, not […]