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Lonely Seawall

A modest sunset on the Seawall, a few nights ago. Nothing to write home about – West Coast sunsets can be so stunning at times – but Abe was getting restless and I was nostalgic. Next, I’ll go after trees and their moss… Similar posts: An Evening on the Seawall Low tide, after noon –…

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Morning fog

7:00 am. The coffee shop is busy, filled with people on missions, leaving a trail behind them like on a slow exposure. I catch glimpses of agendas, snapshots of the day to come, goals in the making. By the time they make it to the counter, most customers seem to have already awaken. They order…

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Christmas ’07

When one misses one, the only thing left to do is drinking hot apple cider while watching an amazing Christmas lights display twinkle in the fading dusk… The place was Vancouver’s VanDusen Botanical Garden. The event, of course, was the 2007 Festival of Lights. The one being missed was safely asleep 16,000 km away in…

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24 hours

A few days ago, after working an entire night up in the Vancouver skies, I walked home around 4:00 am, following the madness south on Granville Street as clubbers were pouring out into the chilly morning air. Then I sliced my way through a quiet West End and got home just on time to realize…

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What I Got Today

Like many yesterdays, today was high in stress, exclamation points, shocking surprises – mostly bad, very serious setbacks, crises (that’s a plural, mind you), dull rain, bad communication, ridiculous misunderstandings, obnoxious people, water leaks, wasted food, moody crews, scheduling problems, 12 1/2 hours at work, doubts, distance and loneliness. But, erasing all this, topping it,…

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Culinarily thinking

Or better said, thinking with my stomach. Since it seems to be politically correct to do so, here are two of my recent crushes. First, there’s the mighty So.Cial sandwich, 2 minutes from work. You pick: a quarter of a sandwich for $6 or a full one for $12. You get a bag of free…

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