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Over on my other blog about life here in Victoria, I’ve written a posting about a little-known leper colony where racism lived and Chinese immigrants died. It’ll be getting cross-posted by the Huffington Post this week, but why wait to read it there when you can read it now? Click here to travel there. Thanks!
It’s taken me three days to take a package out of my mailbox from my brother. He spent a whole weekend transferring videos he had found in the deep, dark boxes of his life. They were footage of my mother from the three years before her death. We weren’t a video family. She died in ’99, [...]
Okay, I’m officially distracted, but the good news is: I’m writing a lot! It’s my shiny new blog about living here in Victoria, my new lifestyle, and my photography. Please take a look if you’re looking for MORE OF ME! Whee! It’s called “Van Isle Style.” http://vanislestyle.com/
A friend who keeps her Facebook locked down pretty tight shared about how a 31-year-old man was found dead of methadone overdose in his cell not too long ago, and how the man was once a boy whose file came across her desk when she worked in a law office. “He didn’t stand a chance,” [...]
UPDATE: Apparently the new owners (condo developers by trade) don’t take the building over until September. The current owners have hiked leases. The folks managing the place are the ones taking off on the 20th. The present owners claim business as usual will continue after the 20th. Any changes to the building would likely entail [...]
In a few days, I’ll be wringing my hands with glee before I give an awesome plush dinosaur to a 6-year-old boy I know, and a hippo to his little sister. The notion of being surrounded by giggles and silliness for a couple days before Christmas has struck me as a great thing for a [...]