Archive for 'Everything Else'
Posted on30. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
There are many destinations on my things to do before I die list. And one of them ‘was’ to experience the mighty Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States - which is one of the natural wonders of the world. Having only seen the Grand Canyon in movies and in pictures I could not [...]
Posted on23. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
On my recent Escape to Las Vegas, an essential escape from the isolation, one of my favorite things to do was people watching. Anyone who has been to Las Vegas knows there are a lot of people to watch. People from all around the world converge on Las Vegas to escape from [...]
Posted on17. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
Need to escape Yellowknife? When living in Yellowknife – or in the far north – the feeling of isolation tends to encourage the escape mentality more than those people living in populated areas down south (where access to everything and anything is as simple as hopping into a car for a quick road [...]
Posted on08. Oct, 2009 by Shane.
There was a gas leak at the Yellowknife Inn today that prompted an evacuation of both the Inn and the Centre Square Mall. Inn guests, mall patrons and staff alike were scattered along 49th and 50th streets wondering what was happening while freezing during Yellowknife’s first taste of winter. The evacuation was [...]
Posted on24. Jul, 2009 by Shane.
It is finally here! The Google Street View Car has been spotted in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada! The shiny little red Google (Chevy) car with the 360 degree view camera attached to the roof was discovered (by yours truly) parked along 49th street in downtown Yellowknife (more to read below).
What does the Google Street View mean for people [...]
Posted on21. May, 2009 by Shane.
I really had to see this digestive monster invading Yellowknife just for the sake of it being a GIANT COLON! I mean who would not want to see a giant colon. And not only that, a colon you can actually walk through and view hemmoroids and polyps larger than your [...]
Posted on30. Mar, 2008 by Shane.
I couldn’t stop myself from posting these pictures of my significant other’s first attempt at using the gas oven 3 months after moving to Yellowknife. I insisted that we preserve it somehow so that we could show it to other people. Maybe even bronze it. She said no. But I [...]