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Between Two Turkeys

October 30th was smack dab in the middle between the two holiday days that Americans and Canadians share, yet celebrate independently: Thanksgiving. In Canada, Thanksgiving is not a statutory holiday in the provinces of Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. The…
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Windmills, Wooden Shoes and Oil Paint

Anouk Jonker set up her showing of paintings on Thursday, and I was enchanted by this young Dutch painter and her mother. I'm always interested in the relationship between artist and work. I like to draw the connecting lines in my head from the painter's…
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Best Pho, Ramen, Hot and Sour Soup!

It’s that time of year again, when having Soup is a necessary part of my lunch break! Brrrr.  It sure is cold out, nothing like a warm bowl of… hmmm what to have today? You can find many different international soups in Vancouver, that is,…
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Next Up … Public Phone Sex?

I never was much of a phone guy, so when cell phones started to become commonplace, I wasn’t all that excited. But, out of necessity, more than anything, I caved. I was used to, after all, packing a pager for my various agents and bosses.…
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Heather Evan’s Art Exhibit – Familiar Forms

Opening Night will be on Friday, November 18th, 2011 from 5-8 pm at our Kitsilano Essentia Showroom. Please come join this Vancouver based Welsh Artist at her opening night event!!! Excited by the endless possibilities nature has provided for inspiration, she creates striking and intense oil…
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