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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2010 by

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Today is Mother’s Day in America. It was a little bit strange because Mother’s Day was already celebrated here in the UK two months ago. I’m not used to waking up on Mother’s Day morning and not rushing downstairs for a hot pancake breakfast. My mom makes the pancakes even on Mother’s Day because she […]

The Cost of Education

January 27, 2010 by

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Another loving mother-daughter conversation I happened to overhear on the street. I couldn’t help but laugh to myself. Mom: I can’t believe how much I’m spending on your tuition. This semester alone drained half of my bank account!Daughter: If it’s any consolation, I’m doing really well in my studies. Aren’t you at least proud of […]

The Birds and the Bees

July 4, 2009 by

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I was just browsing through SFGate when I found this story about a California elementary school teacher who sent her students home with a DVD containing pictures and video of the kids during the school year. What was meant as a nice gift of school memories ended up being a scandalous news headline. In the […]

The best way to beat boredom is to blog about it

May 22, 2009 by

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My mom always said that only lazy people get bored because if you look around, there’s always something to do. With that said, I think an easy way to deal with boredom is to blog about it. This also works for procrastination, anger, sadness, etc. Now, I’m not really that bored. I just find myself […]

The best way to beat boredom is to blog about it

May 22, 2009 by

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My mom always said that only lazy people get bored because if you look around, there’s always something to do. With that said, I think an easy way to deal with boredom is to blog about it. This also works for procrastination, anger, sadness, etc. Now, I’m not really that bored. I just find myself […]

The best way to beat boredom is to blog about it

May 22, 2009 by

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My mom always said that only lazy people get bored because if you look around, there’s always something to do. With that said, I think an easy way to deal with boredom is to blog about it. This also works for procrastination, anger, sadness, etc. Now, I’m not really that bored. I just find myself […]

I feel special

April 29, 2009 by

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My mom loves to joke (I think). Me: Mama, do you regret having me?Mom: Didn’t I tell you not to tell anybody?! And yes… sometimes I ask these questions just to provoke an answer.