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My First Quarter Century: Year in Review

The constant stream of social media and calendar engagements makes it difficult to see what I have accomplished every year of my life. This was a big one, as predicted by everything that brought in my 25th year. Pictured: First … Continue reading

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Tea from the Source: Toronto Edition

I’ve wanted to attend the Toronto Tea Festival since before I moved to Toronto. And for two years I’ve missed it… but at the end of January 2015, I finally made it there. And it was glorious. A room filled … Continue reading

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Tea from the Source: Kyoto, Japan (Part 1)

Memory #2 from my first trip to Asia. Though I didn’t expect climbing Mount Fuji to slow me down to appreciate the present moment, I did expect it from another aspect of Asian culture–tea. So I made sure time on … Continue reading

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My Mountain Metaphor

Memory #1  from my first trip to Asia. A month ago when I first mentioned how climbing Mount Fuji was a metaphor for me to my parents, they told me to stop making metaphors out of everything. True, I have a … Continue reading

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