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December 2003

This is Not News

Georgia Street with no streetlights and no traffic lights.

The Banff and the Stadacona with no lights and the streetlights and traffic lights out along Bute St.

The Night the Lights Went Out on Georgia

Well, we just went for a little walk to see what's up. The lights are out for all the streetlamps and traffic signals for Thurlow west to the park and just about everything north of Georgia that is older than about 1970.

Snow in Vancouver

Looks like someone hit a pole down on Pender. There are police down at the end of the block and a firetruck just went by. The power is out in our building, the old house next door, the other old apartment on Bute, and all the traffic signals on Georgia are out. As I've typing this several other sirens have gone by. I imagine there are plenty of accidents all along Georgia right now.

The traffic signals and streetlights along Bute north of Georgia are all out, too. People are driving through the intersection at Melville without so much as slowing down - idiots.

Sign of the Apocalypse?

I came across this on that there "innernet" thing.

** Warning *** Utterly perverse kittypr0n:

Back from the Island

We're back from Vancouver Island, visiting my Mom and my sisters. Special Christmas bonus points to by brother-in-law Robin for this:


We're loading onto the 8:30 ferry - no wait - woohoo!

Oringinal post:

What a shock!

You're Canada!
People make fun of you a lot, but they're stupid because you've got a much better life than they do.  In fact, they're probably just jealous. You believe in crazy things like human rights and health care and not dying in the streets, and you end up securing these rights for yourself and others.  If it weren't for your weird affection for ice hockey, you'd be the perfect person.
Take the Country Quiz at the Blue Pyramid

Actually I fudged it to get that. This is what I