Monthly Archives: November 2017

Enthusiasm Rising

Passports and Visas ready flights booked clothes washed reading material for killing time on airplanes chosen cycling shoes, pedals, helmet, gloves, and sunglasses packed sunscreen packed enthusiasm rising When I forget what it was like to be a kid and … Continue reading

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I Blog, Therefore I am…?

If there was any doubt, there isn’t any longer. My name is Anthony and I am a blogger. No, this isn’t a post about how many followers I have, or how many views I have had today. This isn’t about … Continue reading

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My Own Beer Sherpa

It isn’t every day that I get my own beer Sherpa.

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School Ties, Nostalgia….and Everything

The Western Mustangs won the Vanier Cup yesterday. For those not in the know, that is the Canadian University Football Championship.  As I went to Western, I both watched and celebrated the win. I try not to get too wrapped … Continue reading

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Three Layers of Skin

A long time ago, I heard that the translation of this Korean dish is “three layers of skin”.   I don’t know whether that is true or not.  What I do know is that it is delicious.  

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Can You Spot the Problem

My student explained that she bought a pair of shoes online recently.  Can you see the problem?  Perhaps online shopping is not as good as we think.  

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People Don’t Meet That Way Anymore

Yesterday was night to catch up with one of my best friends over some food and a couple of pints at Hemmingway’s–a, perhaps, too trendy for me Yorkville bar/eatery that I often find myself at. Maybe, I just like the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

Part of my preparations for this trip include learning from my mistakes. On my Vietnam trip, I didn’t take cycling shoes and pedals.  I opted for sandals instead.  The sandals I chose (Keens) were awesome.  I am taking them on … Continue reading

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Late Autumn Vacation

My trip to Vietnam was eye opening for me.  I had always shunned the idea of going on a group tour with a bunch of strangers.  This could have stemmed from the difficult experience I had on a bus trip … Continue reading

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I Know You From Somewhere

Yesterday, while shopping, something unusual happened. Before you jump to the conclusion that by weird I mean that I didn’t spend any money, rest assured that, sadly, money left my pocket and I didn’t get everything I needed. I was … Continue reading

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