March 14, 2013: Happy Pi(e) Day!

During my university undergraduate career, I was very fortunate to celebrate Pi Day on campus. Actually, I think there is only one distinct memory I have of eating pie in the cafeteria of the Central Academic Building with 2 other Shad alum! Schulz was the awesome "geek" Shad father who brought pie to campus for …

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An Awesome 3/13/13 Day! #tywlife

Where do I start? Let's go with a classic schedule: [Morning] Wake up Breakfast Go for a 2-hr drive Return home. Change. [Afternoon] Shop like no tomorrow - get a completely new wardrobe with my personal stylist (my mom!) *qualify for some loyalty card. *5 pairs of pants, 2 blazers, 4 tops. #IamNotAShopaholic Donairs with …

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[TED Talk Notes] Bruce Feiler: Agile Programming — for your family

Opening Problem: chaos of family life (Ex. from kids needing bathing to assisting with bullies) Kids wanted parents to have less stress What do happy families do right? What can I learn from them to make my family happier? Ex1. Family Meeting weekly. Agile development -- workers are organized into small groups and do things …

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Singapore & Malaysia – What Should I Eat? (*Trip Reflection)

The #tywAmazingRace has been fulfilling and memorable thus far. Part 2 of the race is coming to a close very soon and as I look back on the past 3 weeks, I am trying to figure out the best way to recap  the highlights of each country and my experiences there. I'll start off with …

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An Unforgettable Christmas Dinner (PHOTOS included)

This year, we had a non-traditional Christmas dinner. Growing up, we celebrated with my aunt/uncle/cousins; however, it seems that times have now changed. My cousins got married, started their own families, and even moved away. This is very different for me, but I guess as that chapter of my life closes and this Christmas is …

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Halloween: Does Make-Up Really Make You Look Better?

Waking up to the cheerful spirits of Halloween this morning, I was reminded of a childhood story involving "make-up." It's a bit humourous, so stay with me on this! The big question is: Does make-up really make one look better? Better than natural beauty? Nowadays, ads go through photoshop, reality is not what you perceive, …

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A Letter to the Bride & Groom (A poem)

Today is my (favorite) cousin's wedding. I was honoured when he asked me to be a part of his wedding and expressed how much it would mean to him. I have several cousins (my mother has 7 sisters and 1 brother), and Ronny has always been there for me. Growing up, we have footage of …

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