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More Broadway tunnel station speculation

This is a followup to my May 28 post regarding the possible placement of stations for the Broadway SkyTrain tunnel and, like the increased buying and selling of real estate along the proposed tunnel route, it’s little more than pure speculation. 855 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Some sights from my rambling morning ride

May 18 started out cloudy, a bit grey and otherwise just right—not too cool and not too hot.

Because it was a Wednesday, I was out of my parkade and straight into the back alleys to load up on returnable beverage containers before the weekly collection trucks had emptied out all the recycling bins. 1,280 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Spring wasps may have a lot on their minds

Compared to crocuses and daffodils and common green bottle flies, wasps seem to be among spring’s conspicuous late bloomers. But this makes perfect sense when you think about it—why should wasps lift so much as an antennae before breakfast is on the table. 454 more words

South Cambie

Friday may have been the icing on the week

Friday, January 15, I awoke bright and early but only insofar as the clock said 7 a.m. and my parkade was well lit.

Otherwise, I dressed, packed up my homeless person kit and stumbled, dull with sleep, into a dark and exceptionally cold Vancouver winter morning. 702 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Light rush hour traffic over the Cambie Street Bridge

Is a light bulb as light as a feather? What about a light bulb of garlic? How many meteorologists does it take to change a light shower? 57 more words

Vancouver B.C.

A child's garden of remembering

Remembrance Day May be technically over for another year but I certainly couldn’t forget to mention the blazing memorial that I saw Friday, November 13, on the Cambie Street and 12th Avenue corner of Vancouver City Hall. 250 more words


War-like clouds gather over Edith Cavell Elementary

On the afternoon of October 29 the southern sky visible from the west side of the Cambie Village area brought to mind thoughts of calamity and war, which was perhaps fitting given where I was standing. 386 more words

South Cambie