breaking from everydayness

The Moviegoer
Author:  Walker Percy

Someone owns the movie rights to Walker Percy’s seminal, award-winning novel.  From what I can gather, though, we’ll never see… 976 more words


Double agents

You know what they say – never trust real estate agents.

Even before I started looking for my apartment, I was getting warnings left, right and centre not to trust the agent because they are sneaky, and will scam you out of the true property price. 862 more words


Another Branch on the Family Tree Found?

So… I’ve been feeling kind of down about the Johnston side of the family.  It is a huge family and some people are just complete dead ends where I can’t find any records on them.   785 more words

The Search

Why marijuana is boring

Many people seem to think marijuana is thrilling — especially now that it’s been legalized in Washington State. When The Vancouver Sun runs stories on marijuana, we receive lots of web hits. 581 more words

The Search

Vancouver to collect data on property speculators, empty dwellings

Canada is one of the few countries in the world that does not keep public data on foreign ownership of real estate. But it looks as if Vancouver city council is preparing to do something about it. 595 more words

The Search

Back again

I’ve been off the internet for a while, largely because the kernel panicking came back to my computer. I’ve found that it’s probably the motherboard now, which is not fun and means I need to spend money on either replacing the part or replacing my computer. 351 more words

The Search

Getting Search Help

You may hate social media but it has some real advantages when it comes to adoption searches. There are many groups on Facebook dedicated to aiding adoptees and birth parents reunite.   271 more words

The Search