Category Archives: food

Unexpected Redemption

On this rain soaked, missed bus, unmotivated student kind of day the need for a Perfect Moment is keenly apparent. The whole purpose of the Perfect Moment is to rescue this rather blah day from itself. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Indulgence on Two Fronts

Yesterday was a long working day. If that sounds like a complaint, you’re wrong.  Besides this blog not being Today’s Whiny Moment, I actually like working.  I am grateful that there is extra work available.  I’ve got bills to pay, … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Trip

I wasn’t sure it was necessary, but I feel the need to reflect on my trip before the memory fades too much.  Thankfully, I have my blogs and my photos. When I got back from my Vietnam cycling vacation, I … Continue reading

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Cookies Rather Than Apples

In old movies and TV shows, a student or maybe even a group of students present the teacher with an apple. This is displayed as either something traditional or as a mark of respect.  I could spend a lot of … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Make You Mad Teacher

“I am sorry teacher, but I am going to make you angry,” my student said with a mischievous glimmer in his eye and a slightly crooked smile upon his lips. I feared that he was going to complain about my … Continue reading

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Breaking A Rule Because I Can

On the weekend, I was awarded the Sunshine Blogger award by Ellie at Blogging for Dopamine.  I have been following her blog for some time.  I was initially attracted by wide array of interests and the fact that she is … Continue reading

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100 Beautiful Kilometres and Pho.

We cycled 100 Kilometres through some picturesque countryside.  I am beat but feeling great.  I think I’ll go and get a massage.

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55 Kilometres in Vietnam

 It was a hot ride today.  We rode 55 Kilometres in the morning before lunch. I can’t lie it was pretty grueling, but pretty awesome as well. The scenery was fantastic.  I saw cashew trees for the first time in … Continue reading

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More Green Tea Sightings

One quick post before I go. It seems like matcha (green tea) is not only invading the kitkats here in Canada.  What I mean is that suddenly, the flavour is everywhere.  On a quick trip to the grocery store today, … Continue reading

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A Japanese Chocolate Moment

  After my indecisive day at the hobby shop (chronicled in tow earlier blogs) I went for a little pick-me-up at J-Town (Toronto’s Japanese group of markets, cafe’s and such).  I wasn’t hungry enough for dinner, but that didn’t stop … Continue reading

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