Monthly Archives: May 2013

Short shadowing session

I shadowed Lisa today again on a case!  Yay!  To my surprise, the case was only 48 minutes lol. We started at 10 a.m. sharp and before we even had any sort of break at all, the lawyer announced he … Continue reading

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Zumba

I think I’m addicted.  I had my fourth class doing Zumba tonight and I’m still pumped and energetic from the high energy and endorphins from the class.  Amazing!!  I was just looking up classes and more locations where I can … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing at the Federal Court

Cool beans! I got to shadow a court reporter today at a Federal Court trial. 😀 This doesn’t happen very often since special permission needs to be asked; students from our school typically sit in on cases at the reporting … Continue reading

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Green Juice

I’ve jumped on the green juice bandwagon — it’s the latest health craze: grinding up your favourite veggies and fruits into smoothie-like consistency and chugging it all down. The first day, I mixed an apple, orange, avocado, a handful of … Continue reading

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A Look-back at Teaching Phoenix Theory at CCVS

It was a Thursday afternoon in late August 2012 when I received an e-mail from CCVS asking me if I was interested in teaching Phoenix Theory at the school. My first reaction after reading the e-mail was, “No way, I’m … Continue reading

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Awesome sauce weekend

This was one of the most enjoyable weekends I’ve had in a while :). Best times always include the 4 Fs:  Food, friends, family, and fun!  New experiences are always added to the mix of fun stuff too.   This … Continue reading

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Job shadowing Lisa Lamberti

I shadowed another court reporter today. Yay! I’ve actually shadowed her before too, Lisa Lamberti, so it was quite nice when she came into the room and said, “Hi Karen! Good to see you again!” This was another examination for … Continue reading

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Job shadowing Teresa Forbes

Today, I got to job shadow Teresa Forbes for the second time. She’s a realtime court reporter who has worked for many many years. The first time I heard of her was actually the very first day I also saw a steno machine … Continue reading

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High Park Cherry Blossoms

This weekend I went to High Park to see cherry blossoms for the very first time!  I went with a group of friends, and since it was the second day that nearly all of the blossoms were out in bloom; … Continue reading

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Chinese Steno

In one of the steno groups on facebook that I belong to, one of the members mentioned that a stenograph in Chinese is called a 速录机.  I Googled this and this gave me a fantastic array of pictures of Chinese … Continue reading

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