Discover the Rays

Last night we went to the member’s opening of Van Aqua’s Discover the Rays exhibit. They’re expecting to keep the exhibit for two years, which is good because I can’t Read More…

Van Aqua at Night

I’d never been to Van Aqua at night before, and couldn’t get over how powerful the Bill Reid statue is under these conditions.  

Sea Monsters Revealed

Van Aqua‘s Sea Monster’s Revealed exhibition couldn’t have been timed more serendipitously, since a few days before Corbin started asking questions about how sharks have babies. We did some research Read More…

More Van Aqua Fun

Last Monday’s adventures at Van Aqua, in order: First, Iz was introduced to a Moon Snail, which was, more or less, the size of her head. She and Corbin have Read More…

Van Aqua Wet Lab

On Mondays this summer, the¬†Vancouver Aquarium¬†is opening up its wet lab to members from 9:30 to 11AM. Go check it out if you haven’t already — it was an amazing Read More…

Van Aqua, And Why We Need It

On July 26th, the Vancouver Park Board will be holding a hearing to determine whether or not the Aquarium will continue to keep whales and dolphins. This issue has caused Read More…

Marine Life

Yesterday I took Corbin for some one-on-one time to check out the new, expanded Vancouver Aquarium. At one point, as we stood in front of the shark tank watching them Read More…

Heist Movie Waiting to Happen

You can take a wild guess as to who plays the getaway driver and who plays the ringleader. The teenage years are going to be a trip.  

Bubble Boy

At the Vancouver Aquarium. If only I could keep him contained in there all the time.

Jellies!

The Jelly Invasion exhibit at The Vancouver Aquarium right now is filling me with delight. True confessions: I’m gonna go back a few times without my kids so I can Read More…