Aphu: Another Year Older

73. That was the number placed on Aphu's birthday cake in her birthday celebration last night. Aphu, by the way, is what we call Grandmother in Cantonese. At 73, Aphu has garnered quite an accomplishment as... Read More...
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Ready? OK. —Dary!

If you're wondering what the title above means, read the "prequel" here. Moving on, I thought I'd post this sometime next week but with the influx of questions coming in and the persistent smell of curiosity, ... Read More...
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Legen—Wait For It

Every time I'm asked what my dream is, I'm not the kind of person who says "When i grow up, I want to be _____." Instead, I say what I know I want to do: to provide the best life I can for my family. And what am I most thankful for? Life. And my capacity to lo... Read More...
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Between Exit and Entrance

Every Friday in our team meeting, we discuss metrics, support needed, issues and other updates happening in the operations and global teams who are part of our systems. Tonight after our round-table conference,... Read More...

Beggar with a Magic Voice: Ted Williams

Upon coming home, I always ask Mom how her day went and I tell her about mine. Tonight, the "glib talk" wasn't played. She was so busy talking to my uncle over the phone about Ted Williams that I only received ... Read More...

Bottom Line is Diets Do Not Work

Okay. So, at the beginning of the year, a local TV news program has aired in its features section a new diet for the year. It's a low fat diet plan with the aim of continuing people's quest to conquer weight loss once and for all. My bet? It won't work. It’... Read More...

1.1.11 A New Age of Spiritual Uplift

  “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” T. S. Eliot Despite the challenges that our country will be ... Read More...