Professional Tennis 2013: Venus & Serena

Professional Tennis 2013: Venus & Serena

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I had no idea who was playing in the first round today when my Rogers Cup tickets arrived from National Bank.I though a Monday night match with my man would be a nice way to finnish off a great long weekend.

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I’ve never been to this tennis match because I’ve been so hardcore Telus for ages. I still love Telus. It’s crazy how sporting events are branded. Brands everywhere, everywhere a brand, brand. I really liked the Xerox 360 camera booth (got a poster and flipbook) and I won a magazine from the Rogers Zone, the National Bank booth with Andrew Richards Design furniture was a nice place to relax. I saw several charging stations and had free parking with the tickets. There is a shuttle from parking to front door and it’s on until August 11th. Overal fun time and so cool to see IRL, actually.

Turns out I picked a great night to come to a match…

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Two awesome players (and sisters woot!), Venus and Serena Williams played doubles in an exhibition w/ Monica Seles and Eugenie Bouchard. Not bad for my first ever professional tennis match. There was a great atmosphere and I enjoyed myself a lot! I’ve even looked into getting tennis lessons myself now. All I need is a good racquet and some tennis balls and I’m good to go. I’ve learned more about us, especially myself, in this tennis match! It’s certainly ignited a flame I didn’t know I had.

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Wearing new pants I got at Ted Baker in NY. Had a great dinner of sushi, roast beef, vegetables, and fried chicken in the Buick Canada premium lounge. Sat in the National Bank Financial section.

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I absolutely love how quiet it is when they are playing tennis. All you hear are the sounds players make and dishes clanging in sponsor boxes. I’ve heard Wimbledon gives off a similar experience and oozes luxury, so I’d definitely want to go to a Wimbledon match at some point (click here if you do too!) I used to take tennis lessons in high school at the Doon Raquet Club. I like this game. I’m going to check out Play Your Court Tennis when I get home. For sure.

Fresh made chocolates from Lindt. The new caramel is delicious!

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Spandy Andy dancing with Venus Williams! image Williams Sisters on the court.

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Thank you National Bank for the sweet seats. Fun experience! Hope weekend was good. RT if you wish you took the day off 😛

CASIE

Toronto Pride 2013

Toronto Pride 2013

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Toronto Pride was a blast on Sunday. Danced in the street, had some drinks, and saw heaps of familiar faces. Ran into my sister on Church!

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Met a lovely deaf couple on a patio and fully had a conversation. It was nice to put my sign language skills to use. My ASL used to be pretty good but when you don’t use it, you lose it.

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This lovely boy on the left is my friend from Ted Baker’s 25th birthday party.

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Renaldo and I have photos from the last few years at Pride. Always with the great outfits!

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Love these outfits. Want one. Do NOT love his shoes. Those things creep me out.

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These animals really creeped me out.

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The rest of the photos below are less safe for work so this is your warning! Hope you had a lovely long weekend.

Much love and light,

<3 CASIE

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Red Bull Solstice on Friday at Cabana Pool Bar

Red Bull Solstice on Friday at Cabana Pool Bar

Hey lovelies. It’s been a busy month with heaps of events, NXNE, MMVA,  Vancouver, and Montreal. I’m dying to get back up to the cottage and will be doing so after Red Bull’s Solstice event at Cabana Pool Bar on Friday night. I was there last weekend, it’s a pretty sliiiiiiick summer party spot.

The event is free but there’s gonna be a HUGE line. I can offer a bunch of you VIP to attend. I’ve got 4 passes for 2 on the VIP line bypass guestlist. All I need you to do is tweet me and I’ll pick winnas tomorrow. Red Bull parties are ALWAYS a blast, I’ve been to a few over the years! This party starts at Cabana Pool Bar on the Polson Pier at 5pm on Friday and goes till late at Sound Academy.


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Would love to party with you as the sun goes down on the first day of summer! If you don’t win from me you and all your peeps can RSVP by visiting redbullsolstice.com.

Much love,

CASIE

Adieu Montréal, tu étais belle.

Adieu Montréal, tu étais belle.

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Le tired today. It’s very rainy and gloomy here.

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Currently experiencing the worst hair ever. En route home from Montreal. I think this was the shortest trip I’ve ever taken. Event last night was good.

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Next stop, Toronto. Heading to Fort York for the Arts & Crafts Field Trip today. I hope it’s not too cold!

Ok, engine started. Ready for takeoff!

CASIE