Posts tagged ‘west-vancouver’

Cleveland Dam, a Vancouver secret spot

I grew up in West Vancouver, in the most middle-class corner of the British Properties. We had a schnauzer name General (for his bearing, not his…

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Reflections on a reunion

Last night was my 20th high school reunion. It was held in a night club in West Vancouver. That, on the face of it, sounds bizarre…

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Has Facebook wrecked high school reunions?

The other day I received an invitation to my 20-year high school reunion. Man, I am old. The reunion is, of course, being put together on…

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Will multi-use theatres become the new small town cinema?

I grew up in West Vancouver. Up until the time I left for university, West Van had two movie theatres operating a total of five cinemas–the…

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Adios to the Communal Shower

Over at YPulse, Anastasia links to a story about the declining popularity of the communal shower after high school gym classes: Longtime physical education teachers say…

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Did You Go to Glenmore Elementary School in West Vancouver?

Then join the Facebook group I just started. I know this applies to roughly 0.01% of my daily readership, but bear with me. I went to…

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