Category Archive: Family

Family is everything

Andrei and Adeline

In the last couple of years, I have been blessed with a nephew and a niece – Andrei and Adeline. Andrei is the older of the two, having been born eight months earlier than his cousin. He is my brother Adner’s eldest son, while Adeline is my brother Arjyd’s younger daughter. Both are our darlings …

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My Brother’s Wedding

My brother got married last Saturday, February 9. While other people were celebrating the Chinese New Year, my family and I were giving one of ours away.

It was a splendid and surprisingly intimate affair. The guest list was small and well-chosen. The people who showed up at the wedding were really meant to be …

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To Armando Flores Sibal, on Father’s Day

A couple of months ago, while we were hanging out at the garage, you asked me what kind of eulogy I would give at your funeral. Since I was taken aback by the question (who wouldn’t be?), I told you I’d think about it and let you know later.

I’ve thought about it, and here’s …

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Birthday Cake from BreadTalk

Yesterday was my birthday, and my brother’s gift was cake from BreadTalk. My crappy camera couldn’t really give justice to it, but the cake tastes as good as it looks.

The sponge part was moist without being soggy, and the chocolate icing has a bitter aftertaste that I really like. …

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Easter Sunday with the Rents at Cyma

Easter Sunday is for families, and I spent mine with my parents. We were supposed to watch a movie, but we couldn’t decide on what to watch. I wanted to see Hunger Games, but my mom preferred Mirror, Mirror. We ended up not going to the cinema and instead had a long lunch at

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