We’re not huge fans of the Olympics ’round here — especially the ones coming to Vancouver (you have to admit it’s a lot of money for a 2 week party), but now that they’re almost here, we hope they go off without a hitch — the money’s been spent, after all. We had an opportunity to visit Whistler for a couple of nights, so we figured: Why not?
We posed for the obligatory logo pictures: Continue reading
Our first stop is the resting place of Luke’s X-Wing. I am, of course, talking about the swamp-planet of Dagobah, where Luke fled in search of the Jedi Master-of-Masters, Yoda.
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Here’s downtown Vancouver as it looked from my hotel room at 8:15 this morning. Not bad for the 2nd floor, eh? (It could have been worse — I could be in the room right next to the lobby.) That said, something tells me this is a seasonal view… Continue reading
I was born and raised in Vancouver. And, although I may be partial, I truly believe it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world — certainly of the candidates I have seen. In my humble opinion, only Cape Town rivals Vancouver’s in terms of sheer natural beauty.
Without telling any of my friends or family, I made a secret trip into Vancouver today (for a weekend Laminated Dough course), without telling anyone — except Howard — who only knows because I needed a ride to the ferry.
It’s a secret because I wanted some time on my own. That’s not so bad, is it? Especially just after the holidays? I know someone is going to be peeved with me because of it…but it’s not personal…I just wanted to enjoy a bit of “old” Vancouver on my own, before the Olympics… Continue reading