Friday, December 21, 2007

SmugMug


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Monday, December 17, 2007

Montreal Sikh Gurdwara


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I had heard that the Sikhs in Montreal had built a much bigger Sikh Temple in La Salle, Quebec. Since, I was in the area, I decided to check it out. It's much bigger than the previous one in Lachine, and it's also beautiful. A Sikh temple is called a Gurdwara.
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh!

Chez Cora


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We had a get together with my wife's family in Montreal on December 1, 2007. Some came from Chicago, Quebec City, and Trois-Rivieres. We met up for breakfast at Chez Cora in La Salle, Quebec which is a suburb of Montreal. After breakfast, we headed for the Marriott Chateau Champlain in downtown Montreal, where we stayed for the night. Some went swimming, some went shopping, and some just relaxed.

Hockey Night at the Peel Pub



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Beer and a hockey game at the Peel Pub in Montreal, Canada. After meeting Jit Hoong, my friend, Andy and I stopped over at the Peel Pub. We polished two large pitchers, watched the hockey game, and enjoyed the Montreal nightlife. Got back to the hotel at 2:40AM.

From FaceBook to Montreal



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This dude next to me is Jit Hoong aka Jitty Lim. We attended the same high school (La Salle Brickfield's) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia many years ago, although, I'm his senior by 4 years. We met through Facebook and have been actively seeking and communicating with our former class/school mates.
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Jit lives in Montreal, Canada and on my recent trip there, I decided to meet up with him. We had some Chinese food in Chinatown and caught up on some old school stories. The meeting was very pleasant and we felt like we've always known each other. Who knew that I would meet up with an old school mate half-way around the world and only 1.5 hours from home!

Montreal Visit - December 2, 2007


A view of Downtown Montreal from the 13th floor of the Marriott Chateau Champlain.



My family and I made a quick visit to Montreal on 12/2/07 and we stayed at the Marriott Chateau Champlain in downtown Montreal. My wife had a get together with her siblings and parents, and my kids got together with their cousins. I hung out with my friend Andy who lives in Montreal. We had dinner in Chinatown and then finished the night at the Peel Pub. We hung out till 1:00AM as we enjoyed our drinks, the pub scene, but more so because we didn't want to walk back to the hotel as it was freaking cold! It was too short for a taxi ride but long enough for a cold walk.
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** Pictures taken with LG enV cellphone.

UVM - A View to The West


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I took this shot during our Monday Staff Meeting from Room 300 at the HSRF building in UVM. The building to the right is the Rowell building which houses the Nursing School. The pointy structure way way off is the UVM clock tower which is one of the landmarks for UVM. By the way, we are facing West towards Lake Champlain.
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** Pictures taken with LG enV cellphone.

Snow White - December 2007




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We are going to have a white Christmas after all! We had big snowstorm on Sunday 12/16/07 which started around midnight and continued till early Monday morning. It stopped snowing for at least a couple of hours, which gave us an opportunity to snowblow and clear the first batch of snow. My kids had a great time sliding on their crazy carpets while my wife and I cleaned up. We got a lot of snow!
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** Pictures taken with LG enV cellphone.

X'mas Tree 2007

This is our X'mas tree of 2007. My kids decorated it this year, and as you can see, it's covered with tinsel!
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** Picture taken with LG enV cellphone.