Our last stop in Oregon was Astoria. We traveled the winding, narrow Highway 101 up to Astoria and settled in for two nights. The famous Cannon beach is just south of there, so we took a day trip to walk on the wide, sandy beaches after viewing Astoria Column and seeing downtown historic Astoria. 392 more words
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Danny Halmo doesn’t judge people, but maybe he should start.
When Halmo hit the streets this week looking to do random acts of kindness, he was met with a harsh lesson on the meaning of irony. 781 more words
Ostensibly, it’s not only “Europe is falling apart,” as the song “Eurovision” declares on Laibach‘s latest release, Spectre: mass shootings and riots are increasingly common in American cities, and California’s impending water crisis threatens to disrupt food economies throughout North America; with the trappings of popular culture and the manufactured desires of mass consumption so deeply entrenched as a somatic form of population control, it takes the Slovenian group’s brand of dissident anti-pop to provoke a little cognitive dissonance. 205 more words
Congratulations to the Loden Hotel at 1177 Meville Street in Vancouver for having this beautiful large container planting at their entrance.
It struck me as perfect having a beautiful Japanese maple with apple-green leaves as the centrepiece, perfectly matching the weight and size of the container to create harmony and balance, and also having a very tasteful, restrained planting of white bacopa, white begonia and white… 82 more words
June in Vancouver means sun and nice weather, and every Vancouverite wants part in it, whether you’re born and raised here or just visiting. That means beaches and patios will be filled, especially for a tourist attraction spot like Steveston, the lineups are endless. 364 more words
Construction is nearly finished on a temporary building on Vancouver’s Jack Poole Plaza that will serve as Fox Sports’ FIFA Women’s World Cup media headquarters when the games get underway June 6. 367 more words