More on Why I Love Living in Vancouver

The events of the last couple weeks have significantly heightened my appreciation of living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

First was the Royal Wedding.  I’m told it was a big deal in the States, but really, the lead up and coverage on CBC was over the top.  I loved it.  And I loved hearing about all of the “wedding breakfast” parties that my friends here attended, many in their pajamas.  Given that the ceremony was at 3:00 a.m. west coast time, you know that I was in my finest PJ’s while watching (the ones with the owls and bears on them). Continue reading

My First Tweetup

Yesterday afternoon, I went to a Tweetup.  A what?  You heard me.  A Tweetup… an organized  gathering of people who use Twitter… that is, a ‘meet up’ of people who ‘tweet’ using Twitter.

I don’t tweet.  I signed up for a Twitter account last summer, for what purpose I cannot fathom at this moment, but have never really used the thing. So I was more of an observer at this event than a participant.  It was fascinating. Continue reading