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Saying Sayonara to Downtown Food

This post is part of my “Farewell, Downtown Vancouver” blog series in which I’ll be writing short reflections on certain aspects of my time downtown.

One thing I’m going to miss about working downtown is the food.

Now I’m certainly not a foodie (sorry Debbie and Megan). And the ONLY time I’ll take pictures of my food is to poke fun at people who do such a thing regularly (sorry Debbie and Megan…haha).

But I certainly appreciate a good meal.

The beautiful thing about working downtown is that there’s an abundance of food choices on every block. Craving pub food? No problem. Steak? Take your choice. Soup and salad?   Pick your spot. Not to mention the plethora of food courts and fast food joints.

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Traits of an Imoo Kid

This afternoon, Gail brought the kids downtown with her after school.  After picking me up from work, we then dropped Gail off at her hair appointment before parking the van in my work parking lot.

We walked to a nearby sushi restaurant for a quick bite.  In between bites of our salmon rolls and sips of our miso soups, we got talking about the differences between Sean, Jacob, and Kayla.  The answers ranged from the serious to the hilarious, the rational to the ludicrous.  Among them: Sean is the athletic one, Jacob is the creative one, and Kayla is the sweet (and stubborn one).

After a few laughs, I said something to the effect of: “Okay, that’s how you are different.  Now, how are you the same? What are the traits of an Imoo kid?”

Jake immediately replied: “We’re good-looking.  And smart too.”

I noticed he didn’t answer with “humble”.