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#RipAmandaTodd

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Another teen suicide has become a lead news story, a hashtag, an Internet meme… It also hit a little close to home. I know what it is like to be ridiculed and ostracized by classmates, I know what it is like to tell your story online only to be mocked by random Internet handles, I’m all too aware of what it is like to live with depression and battle anxiety attacks…

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Joined Ancestry.ca

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

My genealogical research continues, with my grandmother taking an interest and offering to fund it, so I broke down and joined Ancestry.ca…

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Updated Family Tree

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

I haven’t been actively researching my family’s genealogy but did acquire a copy of the Book of MacKay by Angus MacKay and my grandfather’s war records…

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Urban farming becoming more main stream

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Once again SOLEfood was in the Vancouver Sun as they announced they were building a new larger urban farm in a much more visible location than Hastings and Hawkes. This is of course good news to see on Twitter and in main stream media. I was involved during the gestation period of the project that became SOLEfood. I remember when it was just a handful of people from a couple non-profits in the Downtown Eastside. There was a lot of difficulty securing land to use for urban farming and I seem to recall SOLEfood’s very first grant application being turned down…

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Great Canadian Guitarists

Friday, February 10th, 2012

My cousin in Austria has been on a big Matt Anderson kick, so he and I posted several YouTube videos of Matt playing various original and cover songs on Facebook. I missed out on seeing Matt last time he passed through Vancouver…

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Dougan Family Tree

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

I haven’t done that much more work on my family’s genealogy, but one of the books in our possession is a self published volume entitled “The Dougans of Cobble Hill”. This was produced by Nathan Dougan or based on his writings and documents in his possession…

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Muschamp Family Tree

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

I’ve spent much of the last 24 hours entering Muschamp ancestors into Reunion 9 from “Northumberland Families Volume One” augmented by other sources. My biggest contribution is filling out the Emerson Muschamp portion of the family tree found on page 49…

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My Family Tree

Monday, October 17th, 2011

A couple times now I’ve been tasked with creating a family tree for family reunions. Finally I decided to invest in some software and merge all the information I had or could find easily into one big family tree…

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