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The BEST and WORST Supervisors... 30 Nov 2012 | 09:44 am

I was reading this piece about choosing supervisors on U of T's website and had a good laugh. I guess I'm lucky. Through the years, I've had supervisors who did everything listed on the "best" to "wo...

Why Do People Think it is Okay to Cut Queue?... 11 Sep 2012 | 11:25 am

I think something is wrong with the education system when university students think it is perfectly fine to "place" a friend at the head of the line for the bus and later have the whole group saunter ...

Enjoying the sunshine with my friend, Sheba... 16 Jul 2012 | 04:09 pm

Sheba and me enjoying the sunshine... They say that animals help you relax, de-stress, and feel happy. They're absolutely right! More sunshine with my furry poochy friend! I have been so much happi...

To Malaysia and Back!... 13 May 2012 | 06:47 pm

Durian feast by the roadside in Penang... So after a long hiatus from the world of blogging, I return to say I just came back from Malaysia. It's been 2 years since I returned home, and my tummy was ...

Is Shoe-Polishing an Evolutionary Skill? 23 Jan 2012 | 01:20 am

There is bound to be one everywhere you go--the ubiquitous pengilap kasut (shoe-polisher) or a**-kisser as my new close friend in Vancouver calls them. Even after meeting many and having to work with ...

Three Months in Vancouver...and Counting... 18 Dec 2011 | 10:29 pm

Wahliau. I have ignored this blog for a very long time! The good news is, I've survived 3 months of work! So what have I learned in this past 3 months? 1) I could work for Xerox some day...or the Ma...

You Never Know Where You Might Meet a Friend... 25 Oct 2011 | 06:50 pm

Yesterday, I followed the people I stay with to Costco (it's where you buy everything in bulk). As usual, I was looking for food. Found some Ferrero Rocher for a good deal, so got some. And while I w...

Withdrawal... 11 Oct 2011 | 04:24 pm

I love Vancouver! Rain and all too, although it's nice to grumble about it... I'm getting settled into my work (and love it!), I've gotten quite used to my new supervisor, made new friends, know my p...

Rain, Rain, Go Away... 20 Sep 2011 | 08:37 pm

I feel like Paddington Bear... Vancouver is well-known for its rain...Everybody who heard I was moving here gushed about how beautiful it is, and it was immediately followed by a comment about the ra...

"You're the Scooby Doo Girl"... 13 Sep 2011 | 07:40 am

I was in Peterborough recently for a visit--Peterborough is where I attended university. It was nice to just go back and visit, see friends and some professors. That place has always felt like home an...

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