Tis Thing Called Life

Prefering to be alone during the festive season?

Tomorrow would be the first day of Chinese New Year. Today being the Chinese New Year eve is a very important day for family get together. The media are filled with warm messages of family ties and love during this season, as with all other major celebrations like Christmas. However I personally know of a [...]

My dog had died

I received the sad news from my brother that my dog of 10 years has passed away on Thuraday, 2 days ago. I was away.Ah Win was born in 2010 from a neighbor’s dog who had given birth to a litter of puppies. He was the weakest of all the pups. In the beginning I [...]

The happiest in time is when we are struggling or in hardship

When interviewed, millionaires often say that ironically the happiest time of their life was during the time when they were struggling and was giving their best shot. The long hours, the uncertainty, backing from a best friend, business partner or spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend who totally believe in them. With success, many things change. Unknown people coming out [...]

When it is time to let a long friendship go

We will go through different phrases in life, finding and embarking on different path. Our best or closest friends may share our perpective and choices. Or they may not. Sometimes a long term friendship may seemed to drift apart for non apparent reason. Just like it takes two hands to clap, keeping in touch requires [...]

Don’t be the cause of friction for your kids by repeating rants

In life we have been told to always speak the truth. But if the truth cause division in others, then your words of truth becomes harmful. In such instance, it is better to keep quiet. If you are a parent and one day, your daughter comes to you and complain about her brother (your son) [...]