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Monthly Archives: April 2013
On Saturday, April 27, the Mon Sheong/DiSCOVER group led us to tree planting! This was part of a city-wide initiative to plant trees and there were so many volunteers there. I was quite pleasantly surprised! I’ve always wanted to plant trees! … Continue reading
Haha, in one of our DiSCOVER workshops this past Saturday, we learned Chinese calligraphy. A friendly Chinese lady who practises calligraphy full-time presented a PowerPoint slide to us to introduce us to the basics and history of Chinese calligraphy. At … Continue reading
I made a funny today. During the break time, one of the lawyers was eating a slice of cake from the kitchen and commented that the reporting agency had really good food. I said, “So I guess this place takes … Continue reading
I know I’m going to be saying this a lot as I continue testing for speed tests in my journey towards the 225, but I was SO close. I got back my test result for my LIT 160 wpm test … Continue reading
I’m excited to say that for the first time in… months almost a year, I submitted a test after self-grading it! In short, this means that I have a very good chance of passing it. Yay!!! *throws confetti into the … Continue reading
Dinner! Yunnan rice noodles are done a little differently than most dishes. First, they bring you the dish of raw, uncooked ingredients. I stared at it, thinking it was edible because it was presented so nicely, but I was smartly … Continue reading
A student of mine just sent me an e-mail to ask me how to combat her testing anxiety. I offered the following e-mail and thought I would share with you here as well. If you are a court reporting student … Continue reading
I finally got in some solid practice time today. Yay! I’ve been craving it since I started teaching Phoenix Theory full-time. It’s 6:44 p.m. now and I have over 2.5 hours of practice. I did some Speed Plus (still doing … Continue reading
I’m a little embarrassed to put up this post, but it’s okay because 90% of my friends probably don’t read this space anyway (Oh, wait. What’s that sudden increase of views from Canada lately even though I haven’t put up … Continue reading
I’ve been practising today. Practising for accuracy. I just need to make sure I do this every single day. Consistency is #1.