Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Best Coffee Cake Muffin Recipe

I may have mentioned this before, but I prefer the asian version of cake and pastries. Just thinking of the muffins or cookies or cakes in our grocery store or bakery or coffee shops (yeah, even Starbucks, Seattle’s Best even … Continue reading

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The Big K aka Kindergarten

Well what do you know, the Kindergarten information meeting and open house I was very nervous of forgetting about, has come and gone,. I have mixed feelings about Evan going to Kindergarten, for sure having him gone for 6 hours … Continue reading

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Parenting Evan

Several days ago I came across the now controversial article of Amy Chua in WSJ on why chinese mothers are superior. I was troubled after reading it and thought of posting a link on Facebook but eventually decided against doing … Continue reading

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Evan According To Facebook (Extended Version)

I am 2 months late but here is my compilation of my Facebook statuses mentioning my son’s latest antics. Oct. 18: where Evan eagerly spends his quiet time. “Don’t exturb me,” he says. Oct. 18: Evan says he wants to … Continue reading

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More Books For The School Kids

Another balikbayan box full of used books for the elementary public school where our farm is back in the Philippines arrived last October. This time it was donated by a good friend and neighbor here in Chicago. The principal of … Continue reading

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