I basked in the glow of the King of Tap today! Savion Glover was at the NAC (National Arts Centre) and it was amazing! He turns tap into music, which makes sense if you think about it because tap is percussion. But just watching him completely blows my mind! He has a four-person band with … Continue reading Day 34: Dancing the night away
I'm so incredibly full! We went out tonight for Kitty's birthday dinner at Montana's. There was so much food! I tried to plan ahead and leave room for dessert, but it was near impossible. There were six of us and we devoured the appetizers (calamari and a humungous platter of nachos) before we realized we … Continue reading Day 33: Food coma
Well break out the firecrackers and whip up your dumplings because it's Chinese New Year (I suppose it should be Lunar New Year, but I'm going to go with Chinese as a little shout-out to my family in Hong Kong). I actually thought today was going to be a lot more difficult than it turned … Continue reading Day 32: 新年好! (Happy New Year)
I lived! I went to the courthouse today despite "Snowmageddon" (a.k.a. Ground Hog Storm) because "come wind, come snow, come storm, come sleet, the show must go on!" (I think I need to see Singin' in the Rain again.) It was actually a pretty big blizzard, but it wasn't as mind blowing as I had … Continue reading Day 31: Order in my courtroom!
I seem to recall US President Obama referring to a big snowstorm as "Snowmageddon," and in light of the (supposedly) oncoming storm to hit Ottawa, I've decided to revive this lovely new addition to English vocabulary. How very clever .Well done, Obama. There's supposed to be anywhere from 20 to 30 centimetres of snow. Already … Continue reading Day 30: Bring on “Snowmageddon”