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Entries from February 2005

Cause for celebration

February 26th, 2005 · No Comments

Ever since my picture appeared on the cover of a local publication last year, I’ve realized that others in my community might recognize me now. A few conversations have come from the article. I’m not anonymous any more. So when someone approached me at the grocery store on Wednesday afternoon, asking Are you Julie Leung? [...]

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Tags: island

Kid-Friendly RSS Videoblog Feed from Eric Rice

February 26th, 2005 · No Comments

Conversation with my kids on Thursday afternoon: Me: Do you remember Eric Rice? Kids: ? [no] Me: He was with us at dim sum on Sunday. Kids: At your table or ours? Me: He was at my table. Kids: In the orange shirt? Me: Yes Kids: He stamped our hands with Mimi’s pens! Then I [...]

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Tags: family

Correcting myself

February 26th, 2005 · No Comments

Correct yourself was one of Tim Bray’s points in his talk last weekend at Northern Voice ( live notes). Acknowledging mistakes is part of our humanity, a part, that, as Tim Bray pointed out, often doesn’t exist in other media or publications. I was glad to see his point and now I have a few [...]

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Tags: northernvoice

One more post in this theme and then I’m done

February 26th, 2005 · No Comments

One more reason to return to Vancouver – and soon! – From the Vancouver Province via U2LOG.Com: U2 to take over GM Place for month Dublin rockers here to rehearse before Vertigo tour starts March 28 The Province has learned that U2 — the biggest band in the world — will take over GM Place [...]

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Tags: travels

How to return to Vancouver in style and for free

February 25th, 2005 · 4 Comments

After enjoying a wonderful stay in the city this past weekend, Ted and I have been thinking of taking another trip north. Here would be one way to do it: I read in Lilly Tao’s blog this morning that the Oscar goodie/goody bag/basket 2005 includes $10,000 package for a three-night stay at the Opus Hotel [...]

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Tags: travels