It was a glorious morning today. The sun shone so brightly and the traffic was, well, as usual heavy. We took the usual 2 hour or so drive from home to wherever fringe of the city. And this morning was in Phileo Damansara to meet someone who has a big name in the education industry. … Continue reading Jaded About Life
I visit her blog at least once a week, just checking whether she had brought it down. Nope, the hurtful postings are still there. Just last week I quietly opened up the print out of a particular posting she did 4 years back. It was this piece of paper, carefully folded and placed in a … Continue reading I De Friended My Daughter On Facebook
I wonder whether kids know how much parents really sacrificed in terms of money, from the day of conception to the day they turn 21. Let me count the ways: Days after the conception, after one missed period: RM25.00 (pregnancy kit). Visit to the doctor to reconfirm pregnancy: RM100.00 Expensive dinner for comfort food after … Continue reading Leave The Drama At The Door, Kids!
The Daughter has officially shifted to her new place early this week. I really cant believe it. No force, no stress, no drama – just a natural progression in life, I think. George has agreed to sponsor some costs for her bed and I told her I will sponsor the pots and tableware as a … Continue reading My Girl Has Flown Out Of The Nest
I have this message to The Daughter. It is something unconventional but I will still do it anyway. It is about the birds and the bees. And how 7-E is always around the corner. To me, part of life’s lessons is not only taking the holistic approach to it but the practical side of things. … Continue reading The 7-Eleven Is Always Around The Corner
ATHENA, THE GODDESS OF WISDOM Remember Cik Nah’s best laksam? You see, each time I go there to have either my laksam or nasi kerabu, I would sit on this stool while waiting for Siti to prepare my makan. There is usually this kitty who would come from some place and play, or just watch … Continue reading Athena And Fluffy
(George) In my younger years, growing up in Canada, no trip to the Scarborough Town Centre was complete without a stop for ice cream. Not just any ice cream, but soft serve ice cream that we used to get from a snack bar there. The coolest thing about that place was the soft serve machine … Continue reading Chocolate / Vanilla Twist