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"Lady Cecilia" under the Lions Gate Bridge 1939. City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 99-2951, photographer Start Thomson

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

2017 – Vancouver – Lions Gate Bridge South Pier I was riding my bicycle across the overpass in Stanley Park and stopped in the middle to admire the perfect view of Lions Gate Bridge, when I noticed a little plaque that said the following: The Guinness brewing family built the Lions Gate Bridge which opened […]

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Smoke in the Okanagan

Smokanagan

Climate change has caused increasing amounts and intensity of forest fires in British Columbia and Washington State. This day we were experiencing smoke in the Okanagan Valley from Winthrop in Washington State, way down in the Cascade’s as we would say…. By Bala from Seattle, USA – Bleeding Skies Uploaded by X-Weinzar, CC BY 2.0, […]

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Indigo Vancouver

Vancouver Calling

Indigo Vancouver Over a month ago a friend gave me a special gift for my birthday, a report based on my name and birth date, to produce what I call the Indigo Vancouver message. Here’s what it said: Color: Indigo Navy Blue Jewels: Pearl, Sapphire, Lapiz Keyword: Responsibility Now it’s time for home and family, […]

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Vancouver Winter Olympics

On this day 50 years ago I entered this world on a night that was so stormy in Vancouver that electricity was knocked out through much of the city and phone lines were down in North Vancouver. It was in the very early hours at Lions Gate Hospital, so I’m told, that my mother delivered […]

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