Monthly Archives: March 2016

To the men and women who care

Here’s an ad from 1926 that I just love to pieces. According to the text, man has conquered gravitation with the aeroplane, has annulled distances with the wireless, has plumbed the depths of the seas with [sic] submarine, and now … Continue reading

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Still life

Rosedale, March 2016.

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This is a freezer

Sidewalk in Rosedale, March 2016.

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Cherry blossoms

  Near Burrard Skytrain station, Vancouver.

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Mirror image highway

Highway 401 at Avenue Road, June 2006.

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Timmy’s

Water fountain and sign, near Union Station, May 2006.

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Ornate clock

Waterfront station, Vancouver.

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Mutant metal bug

At the entrance to the Museum of Vancouver.

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Mister Mayor

A lot of people have written about Rob Ford, the former mayor of Toronto who passed away yesterday. Because there is a respected tradition of saying nothing but good things about those who have recently passed on, many people have … Continue reading

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Options

As the Blue Jays try to sort out who will make their 25-man Opening Day roster, one of the major factors that determines who gets in and who doesn’t is player options. The rule, as I understand it, is this: … Continue reading

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