grateful (COUNT=1358)

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1. Had to work both days this weekend but it was nice watching the snow from TD center

2. Met up with Tanya for chai at simit & chai

3. His parents got some blood orange olive oil at Collingwood Olive Oil Co and it’s amazing with arugula

4. Lunch with Lisa @ new downtown location of Forno Cultura

5. Lunch with AJ @ Pizzeria Libretto on University: “turning every stone in the universe”

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proof by infinite descent (COUNT=1153)

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  • Snowflakes descending on BCE place: “Drawing from the other artworks in the series, Flurry takes its inspiration from the iconic architecture of Brookfield Place and from recurring patterns in nature. In Flurry, each snowflake is shaped through a deconstruction of the Galleria’s structural columns – the familiar Y shapes are combined and reconfigured to create 6-sided snowflakes, and highlight a conceptual connection between the fractal geometry of the building to that of trees and crystals in nature.”
  • Listening to Gerald Clayton play Oscar Peterson @ Koerner Hall

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  • last time in vegas, I pranced around the valley of fire (img above); this time will do a real run
  • dinner with Steven and Wendy at Patria; luv the wild mushroom paella; delish date dish reminded me of Avec
  • making lamb stew with lots and lots of cumin and dash of brown sugar
  • saturday had to go to Pearson to renew Nexus so we did our usual coffee date on the subway; the red engine of a Canadian Pacific train half visible through the falling snow
  • Naveed’s new hire Farron has crazy/fun stories about working in Indonesia
  • kawaii running comic


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first snowstorm of 2014 descends (count=609)

  • The first snowstorm of 2014 descends …
  • … and I remember this melody: And all my life i’ve stumbled // But up here i am just perfect // Perfect as i’ll ever be
  • Fav film for 2013 is completely predictable: before midnight; if you want true love then this is it this is real life it’s not perfect but it’s real and if you can’t see it then you are blind i give up
  • Resolution for 2014: never give up