That said, these past few weeks have been a conflicting period. Brimming with feelings of stress, anxiety, fury, and all-around helplessness, times at work have been anything but enjoyable. Majority of this month has been spent in vain, in a destination where I belong not, surrounded by those who wish away my existence as intensely as the arrival of an oncoming hurricane.
Life hasn't been fun, but drowning myself in food adventures has aided in minimizing the misery of a lengthy commute plus occupation woes.
It pains me to say that Atlantic Canada posts remain on indefinite hiatus. For now, let us recall some of the happenings in the latter half of the month.
When viewed side by side, the hot variation appeared darker than that of the iced. But the trademark sweetness persisted, regardless of hue.
Mississauga welcomed a third location of the Taiwanese bubble tea shop within the Golden Square plaza. As part of Grand Opening promotions, there were complimentary Pearl Milk Teas distributed to the first 100 customers in line, as well as a Buy One Get One deal for the next 50 customers afterwards.
4) DAVIDsTEA's Advent Calendar has made its annual return!
5) This game of Monopoly is slowly wearing me out. (Could it be true that the man was a crook after all?!)
The downtown outpost of Markham's popular Hong Kong café occupies a rather spacious spot on the second floor of a bookstore on Edward Street. Its interior furnishings retain similarity to its uptown original(s).
Our first visit to Trattoria Timone in several years was met with a boisterous dining hall, speedy and attentive service, and great-tasting meals.
I will, on the other hand, need to deduct points for the moderate food poisoning I succumbed to shortly after conclusion of our dinner.
9) One can never go wrong with furry accessories!
11) Minion Me
Due to an impromptu desire to spread the spirit of Halloween (and to unashamedly voice my existence in a holiday-despising workplace), I managed to pull together a recognizable Minion costume with the assistance of a few last-minute props.