Archive for February, 2013

Vancouver’s real estate prices? Please, don’t remind me. (FROM VANCOUVER OBSERVER)

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the top 5 things I miss about Vancouver. While I admit there were some colossal oversights – such as my love for West Coast sushi and the multitude of awesome coffee shops (including my personal favourite, Our Town) – I think I covered the gist of what I miss about that fair green city.

And now, the two or three people who actually read my blog will have their curiosity piqued as to what I don’t miss about Lotus Land. So, without further ado, here are the top five things I don’t miss about Vancouver:


The real windy cities

Posted: February 20, 2013 in Hurricane, weather
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Did the wind take this little rascal down? Oh yes, it did. (KEITH MACKENZIE PHOTO)

Did the wind take this little rascal down? Oh yes, it did. (KEITH MACKENZIE PHOTO)

I’ll be damned. Here I thought all along that Chicago was famous for the nasty winds that sweep through the downtown corridors between the skyscrapers, and then I come across this.

In short, it’s the top 101 windy cities with over 50,000 people in the United States. Here are the top 10:


Miss the rain? No effin’ way. But there’s something about it…

Now that we’ve been in Massachusetts for more than five monthS, I find myself distanced enough from Vancouver to now contemplate what I might miss about that place, in direct relation to life in Woburn, Massachusetts.

So without further ado, I present the top five things I miss about Vancouver: