Burning out

I never thought this day would come.  I’m burnt out from doing transcripts.

For the first time in my steno career, I’ve been inundated with transcripts for more than two months… I feel like I haven’t stopped editing or scoping transcripts without a full week in between to rest or have nothing at all Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid

 Sunnyside Park

Sunnyside Park, Toronto. May 2018

The most recent photo I took of some liquid:

Sunnyside Park on a pretty and sunny spring day in Toronto with Lake Ontario shining in the distance.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

 Toronto boardrooms

Toronto, Canada. April 2018

Steno is on my mind this morning as I had just posted a great video explaining it on my social media channels.  I’m an introvert so I really like watching others and observing what goes on in the world.  At work, this is exactly what my “place in the world” is.  I sit at the head of the table and I watch both sides of legal counsel duke it out.  I don’t need to say anything.  I simply watch, listen, and take down everything they say verbatim without judgment.  My place in the world is a role as a Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unlikely

 Ripley's Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Toronto. April 2017

I feel like this week’s challenge of “unlikely” makes me think towards the more pessimistic side of things.  You have to look for the unlikely chance of something happening, which is usually something negative.  (I can’t seem to think of something positive right now at least.)  In the aquarium where dozens of people visit every day and expect to enjoy the wonderment of the underwate Continue reading

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King’s Noodle Restaurant in Chinatown Toronto

King's Noodle Restaurant wonton noodles

King’s Noodle Restaurant located at 296 Spadina Ave in Toronto

April 13, 2018:  We had a second dinner at King’s Noodle Restaurant (富豪麵家 ) in Chinatown after Otto’s Berlin Döner.  I had been to this Chinese restaurant in autumn 2013 and fondly remembered their wonton noodle soups that were tasty and very affordable.

We walked in on a Friday evening and got a table immediately.  There were so many other people here too.  It really is a popular spot for traditional Chinese food Continue reading

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German Street Food at Otto’s Berlin Doner

Otto's Berlin Doner sandwiches

Otto’s Berlin Doner located at 256 Augusta Ave in Toronto

April 13, 2018:  After the AGO exhibit, we went for dinner in the area.  I had found a Berlin restaurant that had high reviews located on Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market.

Otto’s Berlin Döner was a small restaurant with a hipstery kind of vibe.  It was a smart causal service where you ordered and paid for your food and could eat in or take out.  In fact, we saw a lot of takeout orders during Continue reading

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Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors at the AGO

Kusama's infinity mirrored rooms

First time experiencing Kusama’s infinity mirrored rooms!

April 13, 2018:  The Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors exhibit at the AGO was fantastic and definitely worth the money!  I, along with thousands across the GTA, logged in early onto the AGO website on January 16 to get placed in line to buy a ticket.  On the first day of ticket purchasing, I had completely forgotten about it and by the time I queued myself in the virtual line, I was 27,930th in place and Continue reading

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