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Can't stare down a Jersey barrier


You’re bound to lose a staring contest with an inanimate object (it tends to be inert and unblinking) but this Jersey barrier off Hemlock Street goaded me into it by first making a face and then by sticking out its tongue at me! 6 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Wherein I keep a city crew from executing their task

Once again, this morning, I stopped on Hemlock Street, between 10th and 11th Avenue, to take stock of the work being done to upgrade the underground water and sewer lines. 512 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Stress a little less!

Unfortunately we can all be effected by internal or external stressors. How we manage our stress levels can have an impact on our total well-being. ┬áHere’s how massage can help –

Where NOT to watch tonight's hockey game -- My McDonald's

The puck drops at 7 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on the Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks in the first game of their 2015 National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, best-of-seven matchup! 239 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Public-private partnerships have deep roots in B.C.

At the Vancouver General Hospital, even the trees get some sort of checkup.

Along the southeast corner of 10th Avenue and Oak street, which also happens to be the southeast corner of the grounds of the VGH, several of the trees have a green plastic disk nailed into their trunks. 503 more words

Vancouver B.C.

We love our Fairview geese -- all two of them

Last week, when I was looking at the newly relocated stature of Rick Hansen on the grounds of the Vancouver General Hospital at 10th Avenue, I also ran across what I took to be one of the Fairview neighbourhood’s two resident Canada geese, either Lucy or Diamond (I can’t actually tell them apart). 293 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Doggone it, that's just weird!

The old, baroque-en-down dog stature sitting guard duty outside of a curio shop on Cambie Street is unreal to begin with but it seems to get a little stranger every time I see it. 126 more words

Vancouver B.C.