Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013: Year in Reflection

This is the obligatory blog post that summarizes my year in 2013: – First off, 2013 was definitely a year of travel.  I visited: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Jia Men, China in February-March Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, and Shandong … Continue reading

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NCRA Convention 2013 in Nashville. Day 3. August 9, 2013.

Today’s events were all about steno seminars and really getting into the nitty-gritty of what the NCRA Convention and Expo is all about.  

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NCRA Convention 2013 in Nashville. Day 2. August 8, 2013.

Today was a full day of sightseeing and the first glimpse into the NCRA Convention 2013.  In the morning after a quick breakfast at the Conservatory Cafe, Cynthia and I took the complimentary hotel shuttle to Opry Mills Mall which … Continue reading

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Saigon Star

Saigon Star is one of the many restaurants that is located at Highway 7 and Chalmers Road.  It’s a casual restaurant that serves Vietnamese food.  I’ve been to this restaurant a couple of times before; once when I was a … Continue reading

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NCRA Convention 2013 in Nashville. Day 1. August 7, 2013.

August 7, 2013. Nashville arrival. Hello!  After sleeping just an hour and a half, I woke up at 4:30 am to eat something and get to Pearson International Airport.  Cynthia and I were lining up to get through the US … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 15. July 30, 2013.

Day 15: End of trip & flying home. So it is the finale. The DiSCOVER program isn’t necessarily over per se as we still have a few more events and workshops planned in August, but the main event — the … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 14. July 29, 2013.

Day 14: Last full day in china. I feel like my body knows it’s time to return to eastern standard time already. It’s currently 5:32 am on july 30 and i’m not even that tired. I only slept 2 hrs … Continue reading

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