Category Archives: Community Building

Pennies 4ever

Since the news that the Canadian penny will slowly disappear from regular use, there’s been an increased nostalgia about the penny. It was really just an annoyance before, having to dig out more round metal disks and hardly getting much … Continue reading

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Penny Project Prevails

Ever since the Canadian penny started to be detained by the banking system, never to be sent out again, on Feb 4, 2013, I think more about using pennies in cash exchanges. Plus this penny project says hello to me … Continue reading

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First Friend Penny!

Here’s a friend putting the first friend penny on! Friendpenny! Then we ate soup with biscuits. Yum.

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DIY Canadian Penny Wall Project

In winter, when the air outside is damp cold and the daylight brief, I tend to cocoon at home more than in brighter months. Home-based activities increase, like sewing, recycled crafting, yoga, making homemade dish soap (hmm) and food projects … Continue reading

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bike route, in theory

There are some side streets in Vancouver that are designated bicycle routes. I’m not sure what this means entirely – I know it doesn’t mean there are only bicycles. I have noticed there are some intersections where cyclists can go … Continue reading

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urban bubble

I believe that so many of our societal and individual problems are directly related to the lack of community in our culture. People live alone or in very small groups, disconnected from family, neighbours, elders –> these days most people … Continue reading

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