Tag Archive | Vancouver
Twenty years ago, I moved from Winnipeg to Vancouver in the second week of June 1997, for a job with a software company. A week after moving into my apartment, I had to call the building manager about some light sockets not working properly, even after checking the fuse box. The first thing he said […]
I just finished sending an email to a friend who now lives in Europe, and it reminded me of a picture I had taken in the spring of this year. In May, she and her husband, now living in Europe, came to Vancouver for a visit. The week before she arrived, I passed by this […]
When I opened the curtains this morning, I saw there was snow on the roofs of the buildings. I was extremely disappointed because it had snowed overnight and it appeared that I had missed it. But later on, it began again and still hasn’t stopped as I am posting this. I could have been perfectly […]
I diligently worked for three hours this morning and then gave up. I couldn’t let another sunny Vancouver day go to waste. I headed out with my journal and my camera. I took the bus to Cypress and Cornwall, walking down Cornwall until I encountered the Centennial Totem Pole, situated street-side of the Vancouver Maritime […]
Another get-out-of-the-house-before-the-walls-talk-back excursion earlier this week took me back to North Vancouver. I like how the cargo ship appears to be perfectly centered between the Vancouver and North Vancouver shorelines.
I was taking a walk in East Vancouver last week, wandering with no particular destination in mind, when a mermaid swam up to me. In a whimsical, watery, wavering voice she declared, “I love you.” The complacent, conniving, circumspect feline warned, “She says that to everyone who passes by.” This is a true story.
On Friday I had the pleasure of meeting up with a friend who no longer lives in Vancouver, but she and her husband make it a point to visit the city every so often. We were roommates in university in the early 80s, and stayed in touch through the years. In light of the kind […]