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From the Archives - Momo the Cat and Kevan

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natural disastersuspensehuman compassioncute quirky CanadianMomo the cat
Three cheers for Kevan and Momo!

Calgary flood June 21 2013 - a full list of organizations looking for volunteers for the clean up can be found here.

all images © Jordan Verlage/Canadian Press
photo set at CBC

Originally published June 24, 2013

Quote of the Week - Kierkegaard

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Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.



10 Best of Craigslist Vancouver June 18th

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Quote of the Week - Edgar Allan Poe

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from the collection of stacy reynaud  It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
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9 Best of Craigslist Vancouver June 9th

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One of The Most Important Chairs of The 20th Century

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If you've been following my adventures on Instagram and Facebook you're already aware of my dream kitchen dining area and my three chairs for $25. The chair above is one I sold last year. If you follow me on Twitter, you know we're moving again (bipoloar, ADHD or sane decision - you decide). I also decided to sell my mid-century dining table and chairs - which has left us - once again - without a table or chairs.

So, now is the perfect time to acquire my dream kitchen dining area! Out with the old, in with the new!

As I was perusing Craigslist for Best of Craigslist Vancouver content, I thought to myself, 'There sure are a lot of those Marcel Breuer Cesca chairs around. How can I tell what's a fake?' Well, turns out the Cesca chair was never patented, (blame it on Mart Stam), and is therefore in the public domain. Le Corbusier is turning in his grave. 

There are actually two Cesca chairs - the B32 manufactured and mass produced by Thonet from about 1930 to the…