Category Archives: Places in the Heart

Holy Shit!

In February 1957, a new influenza A (H2N2) virus emerged in East Asia, triggering a pandemic (“Asian Flu”). This H2N2 virus was comprised of three different genes from an H2N2 virus that originated from an avian influenza A virus, including … Continue reading

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Told Ya!

Like humans, chimps prioritize positive relationships as they age, according to a new study published in Science October 23rd. The work – led by researchers at the University of Michigan, Tufts University, Harvard University and the University of New Mexico … Continue reading

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Oh No!

Someone by the name of Chin Kee Thou wrote a letter to the Forum page of The Straits Times last Wednesday. He included the picture above and he wrote: Music in the park: Such a pleasure to be at MacRitchie … Continue reading

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Dying Broke

No kid of mine was born with a silver spoon. (They are all adults now.) However, none grew up deprived of any basic needs. They had a roof over their heads, were never short of food and had their education … Continue reading

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36th Wedding Anniversary

Yesterday was our Wedding Anniversary. We were married on November 17th 1984.

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Down But Not Out

Jason Chee was working in the Republic of Singapore Navy with a rank of Military Expert-2. In December 2012, while on board the RSS Endeavour, he suffered a serious accident when he was caught between a motorized winch and a … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

In the Bible we find the story of the ten persons who were healed by Jesus. One of them came back to say “Thank you.” Perhaps, one tenth is the correct percentage of people who have grateful hearts. I never … Continue reading

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It’s Showtime! (At Home)

I didn’t venture out of the house much since the April 7th lockdown. I’ve been binging on books, music, cigars, pipe tobacco and movies. (And not one drop of alcohol. Pat me on the back!) Netflix is always a rich … Continue reading

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So, Blame Your Mother, Instead?

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Fathers play an important role in a person’s life. I’m a firm believer of that. Then, I came across this, from a Milly Gomez of Latibule Counseling. Make of it what you will. Here it is: … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day!

Nope, the new normal or new abnormal is not here yet; but it’s a start!

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