Chris 1B

Figure It Out Or Drown

UPDATED May 22, 2015   "The problem was the type of adventure work I wanted to do isn’t taught in classrooms." - Chris Burkard The traffic is bumper-to-bumper and I’m running late to meet Chris...
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Car Flips on East Cordova in Gastown

A car travelling eastbound on East Cordova Street in Gastown flipped and crashed into parked cars this afternoon at 5:00pm. Witnesses reported that the car was travelling at high speed and swerved to avoid...
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Yes, Music Heals

Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche   Music is a powerful thing. It is the universal language, playing a role in every culture and civilization through the ages. It can...
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Kickin’ Chickens

It was the early 1980's, and I was a very small person. With gumboots up to my knees and a plastic bucket gripped tightly in my hand, I walked the dirt path down the hill towards a shed with a fenced-in...
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Experiencing A Theft

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." - Dwight D....
emily

Because Mondays Are Hard

"At inner city schools, Mondays are particularly hard. Kids come to school hungry after the weekend." - Teacher at Queen Alexandra Elementary School in Vancouver Community First Foundation’s Backpack...
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What is May Day In Entrepreneurland?

An ancient Western European folk celebration featuring young ladies dancing around an erect…pole? International Worker’s Day, a celebration of working classes and labourers, anarchists, socialists, and...
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6 Rules For Those About to Rock

Unstoppable Australian powerhouse AC/DC closed out Coachella by kicking the asses of 90,000 hipsters, rubbing their naysayer faces in the rock and roll shit and showing the youngsters that this is how it’s...