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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

Art

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

No shadow of a doubt when this photo was taken

Time was when people used shadows cast by the sun to determine where they were in the course of a day. Most, however, have long since ditched the sundial in favour of speed dial — preferring to use up-to-the-minute smartphones to get such information. 111 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Protesting City Hall's new pot shop regulations

It’s old news now but way back on Monday (August 10), I saw a small group of people on the north-side of the 400 block of 12th Avenue, in front of City Hall, setting up a sidewalk protest in favour of free and unfettered access to marijuana. 345 more words

South Cambie