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Going, going - almost gone!

My parents visited from Michigan back in March. I’d been itching to visit the Renwick Gallery since it reopened in November, and my parents were game to check it out. 690 more words


The Silence at Sunrise

It’s rare to ever have a moment of silence when you live in a major city. Whether it’s the angry wheel slamming of impatient drivers, a screaming fire truck, the excessive decibels of the trains at level crossings, an over active guard dog, or the neighbour whose voice (and sneeze) carries a radius of about two hundred meters, moments of silence are few and far between. 128 more words


What's In A Name

Consider me your resource for all things real estate!  Selling, buying, upsizing, downsizing, relocating, investing, vendor referrals, shoulder to cry on during renovations and more. … 12 more words

Real Estate

Random pics - iphone only

Pakora and samosa, lunch break

Yeah, smoothie time

For friends

For me

Those two above, not my pics*

Saturday morning. Because I eate too much cake.

And evening, Variete show


Happy Birthday, Jane Jacobs!!

Today would have been Ms. Jacobs 100th birthday. The nemesis of Robert Moses, Jacobs in 1961 could see what the future held for cities if they continued to be ruled by fossil fuel-driven monsters. 7 more words


Modern Zoning and the Problems It Can Cause

If you live in the United States, chances are you are affected by zoning laws. Most counties and municipalities have ordinances that specify to what use each parcel of land within its jurisdiction can be put. 305 more words


New Downtown Bellevue Post Office

The new downtown Bellevue post office won’t be in downtown Bellevue.

Replacement of the existing tired and outdated Bellevue post office is long overdue. While several potential downtown locations were mentioned in recent years, the site selected for the new “downtown” Bellevue post office will be east of I-405. 50 more words