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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1-3-5 X’mas Dinner at Adega

Are we starting a tradition, girls?  My friends, 1, 3, and I chose Adega as our X’mas dinner location this year for some lovely chitchat and some incredible food.  Through some research online, I found out that this restaurant serves … Continue reading

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Marché Restaurant

The first time I went to Marché Restaurant was back in university when I was invited to a thank you lunch for taking part as a frosh leader during SMC Frosh ’08.  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One

One:  One of the thousands of trees that are covered in complete ice from this weekend’s ice storm in Toronto.  An amazing sight of what nature can do, but also amazing how it caused complete destruction and damage and power … Continue reading

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