Monthly Archives: July 2009

The 10 Commandments of Common Sense by Hal Urban

One activity that I like to do is to visit book warehouse sales, which have been very popular in recent years. The good thing about buying book from w/h sales is I can take a chance on books which I … Continue reading

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Monday night – I confisticated my son’s handphone and discovered that he has lied to me many times through his sms-es. I was heart broken. Yesterday, the son and I sat down to have a thrashing out. It turned out I … Continue reading

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“BECAUSE I SAID SO!” by John Rosemond

The full title of this book is “BECAUSE I SAID SO!” 366 Insightful and thought-provoking Reflections on Parenting and Family Life. On the cover, John Rosemond is described as America’s most widely read authority on child rearing and family life. He … Continue reading

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Any Dream will do (BBC’s serach for Joseph)

I was channel surfing on Fri night and happened to chance upon a new reality singing show on BBC Entertainment Channel (Starhub Ch 76). This was similar to the ‘Idols’ and "Got Talents’ shows, with a panel of judges giving comments and predicting … Continue reading

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Prayers for Ivan

The prelims are just around the corner and the o’levels are but 3 months away. Every few days, my aunts would ask "How is Ivan?". I don’t know what answer they expect from me. The same answers that I had … Continue reading

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How well do you know me?

I’ve been invited to take these quizzes on Facebook, How well do you know me?. My eldest even had two levels, easy and expert. For my sons’ quizzes, I’d scored a respectable 60%. I could have gotten more, if Aaron … Continue reading

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When I die

SONG by: Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)   HEN I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me; Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree: Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet; … Continue reading

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