Monthly Archives: June 2013

One Day More! Les Miserables comes to Vancouver

Acclaimed musical Les Misérables opens in Vancouver tomorrow at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, running through June 23. Not sure what I was thinking when I bought my tickets for next Friday. Having previously seen the Broadway and West End productions, … Continue reading

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Camp, Eat, Read, Run

Spend all day at home reading, eating and napping = feel lazy and unproductive. Spend all day at a campground doing the exact same things = I’m outdoorsy! Most of the weekend was spent overcoming my aversion to ebooks. I … Continue reading

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Crafting a Better Web: Interlink 2013

Have you ever left a conference feeling like you’ve maybe only understood about 18% of what was said, but those bits that you grasped were pretty damn cool and inspiring? That was Interlink 2013 for me. Some sessions resonated more … Continue reading

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Heuristic what now?

I’m very excited to be taking a part-time class this month on User Interface Design for the Web through UBC Continuing Studies. The first class was last night, and unlike my HTML5 course in May – which spent way too … Continue reading

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And that’s why I don’t give parenting advice

I have a great many thoughts throughout the course of a day, many of which are in complete contradiction to each other. While out for a run this morning, I had the following two interior monologues within a five-minute span: … Continue reading

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A Year of Running

Run 12 races in a single year? Are you crazy? Apparently so. After taking a couple years off from running — following a hip injury during the Royal Victoria Marathon and the all-consuming work of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and … Continue reading

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May 2013: BMO Vancouver Half Marathon

Race Stats Date: May 5, 2013 Distance: 13.1 miles (21 km) Pace: 10:10 min/mile Finish Time: 2:13:13 Overall Place: 4906/10371 Several years ago, I volunteered with the Vancouver Marathon Society as part of their technical committee, helping with logistics of … Continue reading

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