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How to choose the right food franchise

Are you interested in starting your own business? One easy way is to buy into a franchise. Check out this article for tips on how to pick the right franchise to start your own business.

Whirling leaves, wind and rain: Your numerology cycles for November 1–14

November is here, with all the excitement of whirling leaves, wind and rain. Last week, while taking my dog for his last walk of the evening, I spotted what I thought was a stray dog ahead of us on...

The right Halloween mask for you: Your numerology cycles for October 16–31

How beautifully the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. —John Burroughs In the spirit of Halloween, I’ve assigned each key number a Halloween mask that...

Plywood + Ink = New Hope for Vancouver

If you are a hockey fan – and unless you live under a rock – you would know that the Vancouver Canucks played their first game of the season on October 6, 2011. Even though this would be a momentous...

Top Vancouver events for Sept 15 - 18

This post took a while to do, and I think that's a good indication that there's a lot going on in Vancouver this weekend. So I'll keep this short. My only news is that we're losing yet another Bee...

The early tickling of the new cycle energy: Your numerology cycles for September 16–30

The second half of September has a poignancy that other cycle vibrations lack. The completion of the summer—in Vancouver’s case, the summer that almost never was—brings a certain sadness. At the same...

Get out of my pocket, Uncle Sam

U.S. tax law hits Canadians with a sledgehammer.

The summer is over before it began: Your numerology cycles for August 16–31

Summer is almost over before it’s really begun. Such a short flirtation with warmth and sun seems unfair. When the rains come this year (or should I say when the rains return?), we will all wonder...

Insurance and wildfire tips for safeguarding your home

Nobody wants to think about the possibility of losing a home to wildfires. But every year, there are an average of 2,000 wildfires in this province, and one-third of the province is now under a '...

Dogs are sweating, it’s finally summer: Your numerology cycles for August 1–15

It’s August and it’s finally beginning to feel like summer. What a strange year we’ve had here in Vancouver, with summer weather only arriving in late summer. Finally, I’m able to open my back door...