Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day everyone! Brian and I are enjoying the lovely, rainy holiday Monday in Vancouver post-Canada Day fun yesterday.  We spent Canada Day selling glowsticks and other novelty items downtown where we had a great first hand view of the music, food and fireworks. Two moments stood out for me: The first occurred while selling glowing plastic swords.  A Vancouver police officer came up to...

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Update: February 18 – 25

Seattle is a great place. It’s absurd to me that ‘Happy Hour’ is illegal in BC, although there does seem to be weekly news on liquor reform in this province. Let’s hope! I enjoyed $3 happy hour specials of many west coast craft breweries including Deschutes Black Butte Porter and Elysian “Immortal” IPA. Good stuff. There was also habanero infused tabiko spicy tuna...

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Update: January 29 – February 4

Well, we are solidly into the period between New Year’s and Easter in which there are no holidays. I find this time to be both very productive (at work and at home) but also sometimes monotonous and lengthy. So, no poignant thoughts or long-winded outrages today – poke around the links below and you might find one though!   Brian and I pick up the occasional group deal coupon for...

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Update: January 22 – 28

On my way to work yesterday, I noticed the front page of the local paper – “Priced Out? Problems and Solutions for Metro Vancouver’s housing market”. This type of headline grabs my attention because I know what’s going to follow; entitled whining about how the average person can’t afford the large, multi bedroom detached house in the city that is their right by...

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