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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Fire!

A few weeks ago, I was attending an emergency preparedness session at work. Most of the talk was about our building’s emergency plans and everybody’s role in case of a major disaster. When the time came to cover the topic of fire, the speaker began with our work place but eventually ended up talking about…

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The Seawall reopens

Two days ago, almost a year after an unprecedented storm devastated Stanley Park, the entire Seawall was reopened to the public. It will have taken all this time to restore the northwestern section of the path after hurricane strength winds downed 10,000 trees in December 2006 and caused major landslides that forced the closure. Today,…

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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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