Monthly Archives: January 2006

Gung Hei Fat Choy!

So, Hap­py New Year! Wel­come to the year of the Dog. To put things in per­spec­tive, Chi­nese New Year is the main hol­i­day of the year for more than 25% of the world’s pop­u­la­tion. With one of the largest Chi­nese pop­u­la­tions out­side Chi­na here in Van­cou­ver, it’s a big deal. Rather than cel­e­brate it by […]

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Did We Move Here Too Late?

All of the news­cast­ers are pre­dict­ing a win for Stephen Harp­er and the Con­ser­v­a­tive par­ty. He’s mak­ing a final cam­paign stop in Wind­sor, Ontario, which up to now every­one had assumed was not winnable (that’s in Par­lia­ment seats, I guess). I sup­pose it would be the equiv­a­lent of Bush mak­ing a final cam­paign stop in […]

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An Echo of the Beats

Last night I went to a fas­ci­nat­ing con­cert. Fas­ci­nat­ing real­ly is the best word to describe it. It was at the Chan Cen­tre at UBC again, but instead of what must have been near­ly a hun­dred per­form­ers the first time I went there, it were just two peo­ple: Ter­ry Riley and Michael McClure. Depend­ing on […]

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Geeking Out

With this week near­ly over, I decid­ed to take a pass on the BC Apple User Group meet­ing. The rain (yes, it’s back, with a vengeance), the bus ride to the south and the fact that I’m just a lit­tle tired kept me away. Any­way, it’s good to have a night home. I’m in a […]

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One more Thing

Today marks the six month Anniver­sary of our move here. I was think­ing of all that’s changed since then, and how we’re set­tling in and start­ing to enjoy a good life here. While I do miss our friends and neigh­bors from Cam­bridge, we have made friends here as well. Last night we had our next […]

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