Archive for September, 2009

For the People who Make Pretty Things

September 29, 2009
By crunchy

The largest bead show in Western Canada is back! With over 50 vendors, there are plenty of beads and also classes for you to string your creativity together and find unique accessories. www.fraservalleybeadshow.ca Date:                October 9-11, 2009 Time:               Friday, October...

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Disney and Vancouver Volunteers!!

September 23, 2009
By crunchy

Disney Volunteer Day at the Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing Project! Roll up your sleeves and have fun. Spend the day with your family and harvest fresh veggies for people in need! Join Volunteer Canada on September 29th from 9:30am -1:00pm at the Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing Project.  Volunteer Vancouver, a member volunteer centre of...

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Stay in the loop…

September 21, 2009
By LizardTravel
Stay in the loop…

The other day I was chatting with my friend who recently moved to Victoria, and discovered that I was out of the loop (more specifically I was out of touch with Victoria’s social scene), and it all came down to one website: www.MeetUp.com.  This website helps groups of people with shared interests, plan meetings...

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Now I don’t feel so blonde…

September 9, 2009
By LizardTravel

The local seniors that I’ve taken out on trips make me laugh, but the questions from tourists really trump everyone.  I could devulge my list of top 20, but while reading the news today I stumpled across this list from Banff National Park.  I just couldn’t resist a re-post… From an unofficial survey of...

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Flip-Flop

September 4, 2009
By Nicole

B.C. will introduce a harmonized sales tax of 12 per cent, replacing the PST and GST effective July 2010, Premier Gordon Campbell announced Thursday morning in Vancouver. - Obtained from CBC Website. Article dated July 23, 2009. “I think that before people start talking about tax increases, they should start talking about savings in...

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It’s Tradition Dammit

September 2, 2009
By crunchy
It’s Tradition Dammit

But what else reason would we have to pay $20 for parking at a so so fun fair? $5 bucks for wack-a-mole is a sure sign of the times. Yes, we ventured out with the entire family to the PNE on Monday.  If my Mom hadn’t redeemed some Air Miles for ride and entrance...

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