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Shaping Chancellorsville: The New “Heart of the Battlefield”

Part seven of a series

Throughout the seventies, Fredericksburg and Spostylvania National Military Park (FSNMP) continued to fill interior gaps in its land holdings. A pair of major acquisitions came in 1973 and 1975 that opened new ground and, ironically, redefined “the heart of the battlefield.” 670 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

The return of Ringo

Another drumming katydid or (I prefer to imagine) the same katydid visited my parkade last night — a tiny flash of lime green in my peripheral vision. 310 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Jimmy has another bright idea

On Monday evening I saw my friend Jimmy — he was making one of his rare binning forays through the back alleys of Fairview and he was beaming — literally. 635 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Bugged me I didn't know what this was

Do you get these in your bedroom?

This little green insect was bounding around my parkade last night and got a little too close to me. 195 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Fairview Full Fat Yoghurt

Strained yoghurt and it’s preservative free!

It is finally here! *jumps of joy* I have been waiting for a real full fat yoghurt that is not a “Greek-style” yoghurt or full of preservatives or thickeners. 170 more words

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Hurry up you plums!


These plums growing in an alley by 16th Avenue and Cambie Street look good enough to eat. They’re not — at least not yet. Click the image to enlarge it.

Vancouver B.C.