My new workout pals from Team Canada [Goose]
In a moss-draped rain forest in British Columbia, towering red cedars live a thousand years, and black bears are born with white fur.
those are Kermode bears and they are wonderful (terrifying but also wonderful)
Granville and Smithe, 1929
Hi rez/full image.
Source: Photo by Stuart Thomson (cropped), City of Vancouver Archives #99-1965
Just 6 blocks (and 85 years) from where I am now.
how much do islands cost i want one
Less than a college education
what the fuck
Less than an apartment.
Yeahhh… that would be the EAST coast. Not nearly as cheap on the West side, given that people like Paul Allen buy ours.
Cambie & West Hastings, ca. 1947
Source: Photo by Jack Lindsay (cropped), City of Vancouver Archives #1184-1928
On the right is the beautiful Ormidale Building (aka “151”) where I lived/worked for parts of the last decade. On the left, the Flack Block, which housed my old office at the alt. weekly Terminal City. Not seen here - but immediately around the corner - my current pub/place of work.
Vancouver Winter is Coming
Ugh. Looks like the rain returns next week. This is about the time when I start having footwear panic.
Pendletons and books
Looks like somebody might be getting some Robert McGinnis cover art there on the left.
(The last thing I need is more books, but I’m coming for a browse soon, I promise. PS: That lamp is hella jazzy.)