On My Parents, Tea & Autumn Leaves

One of the best things about living at Woodward’s is that it’s easier for my parents to visit me. They know the location of Woodward’s well, as many people do, and they go to Chinatown regularly, so popping by is stress free and convenient. Lately, it seems the frequency of parental visits have increased to […]

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Vancouver Asian Film Festival Short Films Contest

I have fantastic news! I am helping to promote the Vancouver Asian Film Festival on a volunteer basis and I have three pairs of tickets to give away! The film festival runs from November 4th – 7th and features independent North American Asian filmmakers. The tickets I’m giving away are to three different programs that […]

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Booty from the Library Book Sale

I went to the library book sale yesterday with M. and I went again today with J. Every season, the Vancouver Public Library downtown has book sales where they sell unmarked, used books ( I think these are donated books) and books withdrawn from the library collection. Unmarked books were sold in the hall of […]

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Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam

Free screening of an award-winning documentary on a U.S. initiative that airlifted over 2,500 Vietnamese orphans out of a war-torn country at the Vancouver Public Library on Thursday October 21 at 7:00pm in the Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level, 350 West Georgia Street. Title: Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam Genre: Feature Documentary Format/Runtime: […]

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How to Blog More With Less Time

The weather this weekend was a dream — sunny yet cool. I was mostly indoors working but I don’t mind. When I look outside at this view, I feel like I’m on vacation. One cloud in the sky. Love it. Lately, I’ve been thinking about my blog. I want give you a quick, vague update […]

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Turkey Misgivings at Woodward’s

Westbank, the developer of Woodward’s, partnered with local businesses to put on a Thanksgiving dinner for “500 members of the local community”. It was held today in the Woodward’s atrium between 4:30pm-6:30pm. In September, an email was sent to residents in Woodward’s asking for volunteers and I signed up. I have negative things to say […]

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