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Selling the last piece of the Muschamp family homestead

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

My family has lived on Vancouver Island a long time, before Canada, before British Columbia, Vancouver Island was a colony in the British Empire. My family came from Ireland and Scotland mostly, some came via the Australian penal colony even. My ancestors settled in the Cowichan Valley and Union Bay, many of them became loggers but there were several farms carved out of the countryside. My grandmother’s both grew up on original homesteads…

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Top 10 Vancouver 2011 Stanley Cup Riot Reflections

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

I may not be the world’s best blogger, but I know how to collect links and make a top ten list. I stayed up until sunrise on June 15th or more accurately the morning of June 16th, reading reports, and writing down my thoughts. I also participated in the discussion going on simultaneously while people watched the riots unfold on TV…

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Vancouver Post Stanley Cup Idiocy

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

The weather was great today. People were wearing shorts and sunglasses. People were leaving work early and heading to the hockey stadium or downtown or to a neighborhood bar or restaurant to watch the Vancouver Canucks play the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final…

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The Largest Employers in Vancouver

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

As part of my job search, I decided to take a different approach, as nowadays you have to be more proactive than just setting up some RSS feeds and sitting back and waiting for your dream job to appear. I previously listed some Vancouver companies I’d applied to, or looked into applying. Vancouver has a lot of small and medium sized companies but not a lot of Fortune 500 headquarters. I collected the following information on the largest employers in Vancouver British Columbia…

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The Olympics are over, turn off the flame.

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Today I’m off work and recovering. I shouldn’t have let Mathieson talk me into going downtown, right downtown after the Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Final…

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Yadda, yadda, yadda, Olympics

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

I thought of that title a few of days ago and saved it for a future post. Today wasn’t a particularly eventful day Olympic wise…

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Olympic Welfare Wednesday

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The day we’ve all been waiting for, no not the first game by the Canadian Men’s Hockey Team, not the first gold medal on home soil, no not the Alexisonfire concert, but Welfare Wednesday in the Downtown Eastside during the Olympics…

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