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About stenoodie

I'm a stenographer, foodie, avid traveller, and a really silly person if you get to know me well enough. =)

Chefs Plate: Pork Bruschetta Burgers

November 14, 2017:  I’ve ordered so many meals from Chefs Plate now that I’m going to stop keeping count.  For this order, we made Pork Bruschetta Burgers with Provolone Cheese and a Field Green Salad!  This had a difficulty level of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Experimental

I remember a number of years ago when I was very into the practice of eating avocados and had so many of the large avocado pits laying around at home that I decided to plant them.  I don’t remember what … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Jingxi International Hotel in Changsha, China

September 16, 2017:  For our fourth night in Zhangjiajie, Changsha in China, we stayed at Jingxi International Hotel.  This was a hotel that was very close to the tourist area with lots of shops and restaurants.  It looked so nice … Continue reading

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Day 4 in Changsha, China 2017: Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, Tianzi “Avatar” Mountains

September 16, 2017:  We visited the infamous mountains today made internationally known by the movie “Avatar”!  But first, we had a continental breakfast early in the morning at 6:30 a.m. in the dining room at the Mellow Crystal Hotel.  This … Continue reading

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Rice Noodle Rolls and Congee at Yin Ji Chang Fen!

November 11, 2017:  Yesterday, we went to Yin Ji Chang Fen for their rice noodle rolls and congee.  This is a restaurant that has been popping up on my Instagram feed since it opened sometime this year.  It’s a franchise … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Mellow Crystal Hotel in Changsha, China

September 15, 2017:  For our third day in Zhangjiajie, China, we stayed at the Mellow Crystal Hotel (张家界梅洛水晶酒店).  This was a really nice hotel!  It seemed like we were alternating from good hotel to bad hotel and then good hotel each … Continue reading

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Day 3 in Changsha, China 2017: Tianmen Mountain, Glass Floor Cliff Path, Tianmen Fox Fairy Show

September 15, 2017:  The day started early with a 6 a.m. morning call and departure at 7:30 a.m.  After we got ready, we went to the same restaurant we went to last night for dinner for the continental breakfast. Breakfast selection … Continue reading

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