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[17 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

It’s a typical November rainy day in Vancouver. But it doesn’t feel like it. Something feels out of place. Actually, everything feels out of place. I approach my apartment building near Metrotown and notice there is a (1) grizzly bear passed out next to the apartment entrance. His thick fur is soaked from the rain. I can see that he tried to claw his way into my building to seek shelter from the rain. He probably gave up as he grew tired. I sneak my way into …

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[18 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

I love Christmas music. There I said it. I know my enthusiasm for Christmas music isn’t matched by the general public, but that’s okay. I am who I am. Over the last couple of years I have come to realize that people fall into different camps when it comes to their affinity to Christmas music….
The Christmas Aficionados

These are the people that listen to Christmas songs year round and aren’t afraid to show it. They make up a small fraction of the population and are known to keep Christmas lights up …

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[27 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

I first came across Adele when iTunes made Chasing Pavement the free single of the week in January 2008. What struck me when I first heard the song was how soulful she was… especially considering that she was a) 19 at the time and b) did not live through the soul music era. Luckily she managed to stumble upon Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald while browsing at a local HMV store.

Adele’s vocals on her debut album 19 let you know why she won the Critic’s Choice award from the …