Today is Friday before a Civic holiday long weekend, and the office closes early at 2 o’clock. I went to the badminton club and enjoyed three hours of good play. I am feeling good about the progress in badminton skills and starting to feel a bit more confident against some of the better players. The [...]

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Peng Zhang on July 17th, 2010

I started taking group lessons in badminton from Efendi and Hui Liang. It’s the group’s second time and I joined it late. Liked the coaches, liked the activities, and liked the fact that there are players of comparable skill levels. Paid for the rest of the session until the end of August.

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Peng Zhang on July 17th, 2010

The swimming sessions from last year established a good basis, and today I saw lots of progress: he could now submerge his head in the water while moving forward and came up for air every two or three strokes; he could manage to swim the width of the pool. He just needed to practice more [...]

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Peng Zhang on November 21st, 2009

We went to the H1N1 clinic in Pickering Town Center for the vaccine on Saturday. We left home around 2:10pm as we knew the clinic would close at 4:00pm and Sundays are not open. We were given some foam hand cleanser by staff at the door who were providing information and doing some prelimiary screening. [...]

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Peng Zhang on September 13th, 2009

I have been toying with the idea of joining a fitness club because it will benefit my health and also because such membership cost can be 50% reimbursed by the company I work at. The problem is that the one facility I like out of several I visited in the last several weeks is like [...]

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Actual swine flu cases in Canada should be much higher than what is announced. This is because they are not even testing for it. If a person has flu symptons and sees a family doctor, they are not tested to see whether they have swine flu or regular flu unless they have other complications like [...]

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