Category Archives: Gratitude

Luck and Happiness

I do not know if you know who Michael Lewis is. I first saw him when I saw this video of him giving a speech. Watch it if you have about 13 minutes. I think it’s worth watching. “Life’s outcomes, … Continue reading

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The Curse of Being too Blessed.

Unhappiness or discontent comes from wanting what one cannot have, instead of being thankful and grateful for what we do have. But I have found another way to be… well… unhappy. Being able to GET the things I want, but … Continue reading

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Lullabies

One of the first songs I adopted as a lullaby for Z was, “Lion Sleeps Tonight”. There is a very practical reason for that choice. There is a lot of… “scatting”? The “we-mo-way” and “de-de-de-de” that goes in between actual … Continue reading

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Z at 18 months

Today (June 18, 2016), I looked at Z and saw her smile at me with what seemed like the full set of milk teeth. She had just had her 18 month check-up and shots (June 17, 2016). She’s 10 kg … Continue reading

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Da Jie

We got on a bus for the last two stops to visit my sister. We were celebrating one of my nephew’s birthday that Saturday. The bus was crowded. People were standing, and PL had Z strapped to her in a … Continue reading

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