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Time to give in the spirit of Christmas

December 13th, 2009
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I am so proud of the office I work in, the Pacific Titans and my family for helping to make this Christmas special for 2 families in need this Christmas. I wanted to share this story from one of our families. It is a reminder to us all why we need to give back to those in need not only at Christmas but all year long. It was important for me for many reasons. My family was in need many times t ...

Racism is never acceptable

December 1st, 2009

My family and I were in Fort Langley this past weekend. Very often we stroll through the town, visting the various little shops and finding many great items. Our favourite shop is probably Montage, my children would probably say the Sweet shop...:) But this weekend we were appalled at what we saw outside hanging on the store front at "Antiques, Gifts & Collectibles". An old sign stating "Colo ...

Sponsoring Families for Xmas

November 23rd, 2009

For the 2nd year in a row we will be sponsoring families in need for Christmas. Last year we sponsored 1 small family and when I delivered the food and gifts there is no way to describe the feeling I walked away with. This year our office is sponsoring 2 small families. After the rough year economically that we have had across the country, more and more families are in need and finding themse ...

March 6th, 2009

I just read a really great article on FASD. For those of you not familiar with the term, FASD is Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. A year and a half ago I would not have known what it meant either. It wasn't until my husband and I adopted almost a year ago now, that we truly started to understand the disorder. Perhaps understand isn't even quite the right word to say. As we are always learning ...

Bank of Canada drops rate 50bps

March 3rd, 2009

Good to see some positive news coming out. The Bank of Canada drops lending rate another 50bps. Banks have followed suit in dropping prime rate down to record low 2.5%. “Once the global financial system stabilizes and global growth recovers, the underlying strength of the Canadian economy and financial sector should ensure a more rapid recovery in Canada than in most other industrialized nati ...

2010 Olympics

February 12th, 2009

Time to get into the Olympic spirit. Found some neat facts about the Olympic Torch from the Vancouver Sun. Check it out at the following link: 

VancouverSun 2010 Olympic torch facts http://ow.ly/fd5

Beware of viruses circulating

February 10th, 2009

It's not that I don't appreciate the warning but for those passing on the email warning about the Life is Beautiful virus, you can stop hitting the send button now.

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Twitter

February 3rd, 2009

I recently started up a Twitter account after reading an article this weekend in The Vancouver Sun by Gillian Shaw about using Twitter and some of the tips that she has picked up along the way. The article is below or you can see it in the print version of the paper from Saturday.

All a-Twitter over instant messaging A primer on getting started if you’re not one of the millions to sign on to ...

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January 27th, 2009

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