Monthly Archives: November 2016

East Van Panto: Little Red Riding Hood

Yesterday afternoon we all walking in the rain to York Theatre to see the play.  It is not what you may think of the story about the little girl in a red cape but plays in a rather interesting way … Continue reading

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Fun Day In Yaletown

Though it was raining yesterday but we have a fun afternoon in Yaletown.  A time full of Christmas Spirit.  There was live music and street performers, visit with Santa and the Ice Queen, ice carving.  We love candy making and … Continue reading

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Eastside Culture Crawl

This year marks the 20th annual anniversary of the event but it is the first year that I have attended.  There has so many eye-catching displays on painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, glass blowing, pottery, furniture making, metalwork, leatherwork, jewellery, … Continue reading

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Preservation? Easy as apple pie!

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A wonderful time canning apples, quince and roasted peppers, Thank you Lisa for showing us the way… fact you really made it simple. Took the fear out of preserving. I loved the roasting of the peppers on the gas stove, … Continue reading

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National Philanthropy Day: The Beauty of Giving Back

Today is National Philanthropy Day. It’s a day to celebrate generosity and kindness, so I think this is a perfect day to ponder the beauty of giving back, to your community, to causes that are important to you and to the world in general. Continue reading

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know about Bell’s palsy

You might think you’re strong because you seldom take medication, hardly get sick like such as cold and fever. Or, you might think you’re healthy because you have normal diet and regular daily life. However, you would be very mistaken … Continue reading

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To Remember on Remembrance Day

To remember the years when there were wars in our world To honor those people who have fought for peace Today, we all together came to Victory Square to remember the history, every year, every year

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5 Quotes of Compassion Inspired by Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day. I’m wearing my poppy in honor of this day as I write this post. Whenever I think about the sacrifices of our veterans I am filled with so much gratitude. I thought that one of the legacies of this great sacrifice is compassion. So I wanted to share 5 quotes about compassion inspired by Remembrance Day. Continue reading

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Halloween Party at the Japanese Family Program

On October 20th, 2016 we had a Halloween Party at the Japanese Family Program. There were 18 children and they all dressed up in Halloween Costumes. We did Halloween crafts and had story time. We also enjoyed the homemade pumpkin … Continue reading

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