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Unexpectedly unhappy car-ffiti in Mount Pleasant

They say that eyes are the windows to the soul but what about the windows themselves—are they eyes looking out of the soul or what? And how about car windows in particular? 359 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Cream Puffs and Chocolate

When heading home from Kimberley to Vancouver Island Bob and I stopped in Vancouver to spend the day with our son J. He moved to the city not long after he moved out of the house at nineteen and loves it. 618 more words


Leeward Apartments sells for millions—another 48 affordable rents gone?

We all know which way the wind is blowing in Vancouver—real estate-wise. Today (June 20) I learned that another batch of affordable rental housing in the Fairview neighbourhood has likely gone with that wind. 212 more words

Vancouver B.C.

A most beautiful moth visits Fairview and we save its life

Early this evening my homeless pal the Green Guy (who is a friend to all living things) did what he could to save a beautiful polyphemus moth ( 414 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Picture my surprise—VPD guns on a dumpster-dived phone!

Yesterday I was manually deleting personal information contained on an old 2011 HTC Amaze Android phone pulled out of a dumpster, when I realized that some of the photographs in its internal memory appeared to be of firearms that were labelled as having been in the property of the Vancouver Police Department. 1,608 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Be still my racing cyclist's heart!

As I was leaving the area of a cycling relay that way taking place around the area of Jonathan Rogers Park at 1:30 p.m. today (June 10) I heard an announcer declare that there was only 24 minutes of racing left. 199 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Mimi and Archie nearly four years later

On Friday (June 9) I had the pleasure of seeing Archie and Mimi for the the first time in nearly four years.

Archie is a vivid… 421 more words

Vancouver B.C.