“Ok, see you”, for the Last Time and What it Means to Me

“Ok, see you.”

To millions of us, those words, strung together in that particular order, have become so much more than a simple way of saying good bye.

They mean, “All are welcome here.”, “Life is more than just pain and uncertainty, it’s joy and acceptance.” and most of all, they mean, “I love you.” All thanks to a little television show about a neighborhood convenience store run by a Korean-Canadian family. What began in early July 2011 on the stage of Toronto’s Bathurst Street Theatre ended on April 12, 2021 on CBC television.…

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I was trying to come up with a clever title for my first post and I think Kim-unity sums it up perfectly. I’ve been a huge fan of many things growing up: WWF, Saturday morning cartoons, Final Fantasy, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Superman. But I’ve never gone full fledged into their fandom. Who knew that a CBC comedy would be that one interest that reeled me in?

It was the fall of 2016 when Kim’s Convenience debuted.…

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After deciding to take a plunge into the #Kimbits social media world (in particular Twitter!!!), I’ve familiarized myself with the power of the hashtag. After learning to play piano as a child, I understood the # symbol to represent a sharp note. Through my formative education years, the # symbol took on another meaning: short-hand for the word “number” (e.g. Apt #1411). But Twitter proved to me that the # symbol possesses a lot of power on social media – the hashtag symbol identifies a keyword that is recognizable for SEO (still don’t know how or even WHAT search engine optimization is…).…

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