Posts tagged ‘apartment’

Purge Your Apartment of Junk Mail

I’m reading Annie Leonard’s The Story of Stuff at the moment, and was reminded of the everyday waste that is junk mail. The amount of junk…

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Five Things I’ve Learned About My Apartment Composter

I’ve written before about our apartment composter. I wish my family had one when I was young, because watching the accelerated process of decay would have…

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A Long Ladder and a Healthy Dose of Curiousity

From the residents’ newsletter of a friend’s apartment building: At the beginning of April, one of our residents approached our caretakers with a most unusual request:…

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We Have Procured An Apartment

About two weeks ago, I was anticipating a painful, tedious search for an apartment in Victoria, BC. In particular, I wasn’t looking forward to trying to…

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Cool Vancouver Timelapses

I’m reasonably certain that the video’s creator lived in our old apartment building at Pacific and Richards–the views look almost identical.

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Tiny Epiphany Du Jour: Hardwood Goes Darker, Not Lighter

During the move, the movers (or ‘removalists’, which I prefer) packed out our large bookshelves which sat in our dining room. That room got a lot…

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