Top 40 under 40 gala

Trip Start Jun 19, 2008
Trip End Jun 19, 2008

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Well, there's not much to say about these photos.

My boss, Luc Levesque, is one of Ottawa's most successful businesspeople under 40 years old. The Ottawa Business Journal throws a party for these people every year, and I attended with my good friend, Dave Perez.

We had a good time, and I scored a bazillion Carver Points by taking a picture with John Baird.

I also saw a couple of people I know that now work at the OBJ, Jim and Darren. Dave broke his arm prior to this event, but you can't tell. He still blames me for that...

Enjoy, especially you, Mom.

A few years later, my friend saw the photo of me and John Baird on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. I called the producer and demanded compensation, because they hadn't asked my permission to use it and they called me a "Toronto elite" in their joke about John Baird. I got $500, but I had to split it with my ex-boyfriend Dave, who took the picture. 
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kitkatgo on

Aren't you the pretty princess! :D Looks like you had a lot of fun...


starlagurl on

Re: Wow!
Hahaha! Yes princess indeed hahaha, thanks Kit!

cheli on

Oops, I looked!
Hey, what's a carver point?

starlagurl on

Carver Points
It's this we used to do at my old work where I was a broadcast news media monitor. If we saw a local celebrity (ie. politician or journalist) in real life, we'd come to work and get 'points' for each spotting.

spikee on

I suppose this means
... that you're too good to be seen with the likes of us mere independent bloggers now.

You jet-setting celebrity socialite, you.

starlagurl on

Re: I suppose this means
Ha, yeah, me and Bairdy are off to Tahiti this weekend, actually.

travellingjon on

Wow !! OMFG
It's John Baird !

Standing beside our favorite starlagurl :P Hope you had fun (looks like it). You look absolutely great by the way, love your hair !

starlagurl on

Yeah he loves me...
And I just can't get enough of his bow tie...

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