Author Archives: canadianveggie

About canadianveggie

I enjoy exploring the great outdoors, eating good vegan food, cycling around Vancouver, solving problems with software, learning about urban planning, and discussing politics.

Math Problems

I’ve noticed a few Grade 6 math problems on Facebook that I’m sure Einstein would be embarrassed to see his picture on. I’m not sure which is sadder, that people consider a problem given to 11-year olds genius-level, or that only … Continue reading

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Our Long Road to Pregnancy

I’ve been waiting three years to write this blog post. At times I worried it would never happen. It’s been a long and heart-wrenching experience, but I’m overjoyed to announce Emily is pregnant. Our journey probably isn’t that uncommon, and … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

Christmas this year was all about spending time with family. My parents new off-the-grid home is still under construction, but there was room to sleep all 11 of us. We had fun exploring all the nooks and crannies while playing sardines. … Continue reading

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Remembering Baba Coulson

Christmas wasn’t the same this year. Just before we arrived in Manitoba, my grandmother passed away. We all knew it was coming but it still made it hard to enjoy family time when she was missing. Baba was a huge part of … Continue reading

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Peter and the Starcatcher – Review

I had a chance this weekend to check out the brand new BMO Theatre Centre and watch the newest Arts Club play Peter and the Starcatcher. It was excellent – one of the best plays I’ve seen in Vancouver. I … Continue reading

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Great Climate Race

I’m all set for the Great Climate Race. I’ll be running 10km around Stanley Park this morning. The event is the perfect merger of two of my passions – running and environmental activism. The money raised by the race will … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Vegan Day with Perogies and a Cowspiracy

Happy World Vegan Day! I celebrated with some tasty perogies (recipe from Lindsay is Vegan) and a documentary – Cowspiracy on Netflix. Generally, I’m not a fan of environmental/vegetarian documentaries, but this one impressed me. The filmmaker does a great … Continue reading

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