We Gave Them Veto Vote

We Gave Them Veto Vote

I just came back from Penang late last night. Spent a few very special days there. First, we celebrated my mum’s 90th birthday. That would have been special enough. But we also had a short family holiday. There are six in our immediate family: Bernice, myself,...
Are You Crazy?

Are You Crazy?

If I were deciding on a career today and did any sort of vocational testing, I am sure I wouldn’t have done dentistry. I would probably have ended up in law, or management or mass communication, but no, not dentistry. Fine detailed handwork is just not me,...
Going Home

Going Home

We were doing some long overdue clearing of our house in PJ when I came across a birthday card I received from my dad and mum in 2002. Mum wrote a blessing in Chinese. Dad wrote the following: Happy Birthday to our only son, Tan Soo Inn. May God bless you and shower...
Learning from Mothers

Learning from Mothers

I am not sure as to the origins of Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday in May). I suspect it might have been started by someone from Hallmark cards but I am not sure. But no one would complain about another opportunity to recognise the sacrificial role that mothers play. I am...