Tag Archives: Vancouver

I’m on a Mission

I have been going on and on and on about this at work and it is really stuck in my head. So I’ll get it out of my system here by typing it all down for ya. Starting July 1, … Continue reading

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Chemical Addiction

No, it’s not as interesting as the title implies. This is about dyeing your hair. Or, more specifically, how my hairdresser doesn’t understand how to do her job. I went in to get my roots touched up. I had a … Continue reading

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Bacchus at The Wedgewood

I went to Bacchus for brunch. Bacchus is the restaurant at the lovely Wedgewood hotel downtown at Hornby and Robson …um. what can I say? The service is excellent. However, that excellence is not reflected in the food. I ordered … Continue reading

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Umbrella time

Today, as per usual Vancouver style, it was raining. But this wasn’t regular old drizzle – it was practically a downpour that came outta nowhere. The kind of rain that makes every body lose what little bit of common sense … Continue reading

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First Aid

Today I re-did my emergency first aid. Glad to have it – hope I never have to use it. The course material was basically the same as when I took the class two years ago — except AED training has … Continue reading

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This is Cheyenne

This is Cheyenne. She is old, she is sweet, she will happily (albeit slowly) hobble over to you on her arthritic legs for a belly rub. During business hours she hangs out front of her owner’s hardware shop. The shop is … Continue reading

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Winning isn’t everything

I grew up in the dust-blown prairies, surrounded by waves of grain, but dreaming of the waves of the Pacific. The ocean has always held a romantic mystery for me. I imagined mermaids, Poseidon, and exciting underwater adventures. When I moved … Continue reading

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The Famous Warehouse

AKA el furniture warehouse 989 Granville St (at Nelson…ish). 604.677.8080 The Warehouse is famous for a reason – it’s afforable, central, fun, and relaxed. The Warehouse’s rock bar atmosphere goes a long way with me – the music is killer, … Continue reading

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Tacofino

Tacofino Cantina – Vancouver Learn about all the trucks and commissary HERE The amber food truck painted with Virgin de Guadalupe holding a taco, it’s hard to miss. The Tofino food truck that is all the rage has finally brought its … Continue reading

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Bada Bing

Bada Bing food cart 1200 Robson (at Bute), Vancouver, BC Bada Bing, one of Vancouver’s new food carts, features Philly Cheesesteaks. Delicious Philly cheesesteaks – thinly sliced beef  sauteed with mushrooms, onions, peppers and loads of monterey jack cheese ($6.99). The … Continue reading

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