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Placemaking in Kitsilano

Tear down that hedge, Mr. Gorbachev! Some weeks ago we hatched a neighbourhood project in placemaking. The catalyst was twofold. First, to make a permanent, inviting space along the sidewalk and verge where adults and children alike tended to gather. 354 more words


The Independence Day Dash - Traditions

Welcome back to the Independence Day Dash.

Things are heating up here in the gardens. The fans have arrived and everyone is briefed on the security protocol. 205 more words


The Independence Day Dash - Security

Greetings race fans.

In accordance with the rules of the post-9/11 world, we must inform you of our security protocol.

For this, we introduce the Director of Security at Jim’s Garden, Ms. 108 more words


The Independence Day Dash - The Fans

Welcome back, race fans. Here we are at the Independence Day Dash.

The fans are flying in from all over.

As with all great sporting events, this race could never happen without the fans. 84 more words


The highest and best use of a garden? Cats

Halvor and Torvald love our garden, and now I feed them there instead of on the patio. The dripper hoses, of course, are a big attraction. 37 more words


Zazen With Buddhist Monks

Open shoji screen doors

Lead to snow covered gardens

Sitting on tatami mats

Legs folded

Eyes closed

Humming softly

Buddhist monks look on silently

Watching and waiting… 25 more words