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Archive for the ‘Family Matters’ Category

Bapak Sudah Tidak Bersama Kami

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Setelah berjuang di rumah sakit selama tiga bulan —dua setengah di ruang rawat inap dan sisanya di ICU— akhirnya Bapak berpulang ke rahmatullah hari Senin, 10 April 2012. Perjuangannya melawan kanker hatinya dari akhir 2006 tuntas sudah. Enam puluh dua usia almarhum, one year shy of The Prophet’s. Kami sekeluarga ikhlas. Kami lebih tidak tega […]

Here’s How Pras is Growing Up

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Seeing your child growing up each and every day is akin to seeing magic. This seems a bit cliché, but you have to experience it yourself to see that it is indeed very true. Lest I fail to remember Pras’ progression, below is a record of his achievements. Lifted his head while laying on his […]

Coming Out of My Shell

Sunday, 6 September 2009

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. – Lao Tzu It has been a week since The Missus went back to her work. Prior to that, she had insinuated about leaving her job and becoming a full time mother on several occasions. As I was having […]

You Can Call Him Pras

Sunday, 26 July 2009

Prabaswara Arshad Nugraha was safely born on May 18th, 2009 through c-section. He was 50 cm tall and had a weight of 2.9 kgs. There’s always more to see here. And not to forget, there’s also some here from the time of Pras’ delivery.

In Preparation for The Coming of The Little One

Saturday, 2 May 2009

I can’t wait for 28th May to come. That’s when my son will be borne – or at least that’s when the doctor predicted. The missus and I have been making a lot of preparations for him. The cutest little socks on display to the left are some example. Be borne safely, my dear son-to-be! […]

Ibu Dioperasi Malam Ini

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Yup. That’s a fact. Tapi tenang aja, nggak operasi yang kritis atau besar kok. Dua malam lalu (08/12) Ibu mengeluh sakit di perut dan muntah-muntah hebat. Setelah dibawa ke rumah sakit, ternyata masih ada hubungannya dengan masalah batu ginjal yang udah beberapa tahun ini memang diidapnya. Jadi malam ini, ada saluran urin yang akan dilebarkan. […]

Happy News at a Happy Moment

Thursday, 2 October 2008

This start of October, all moslems rejoice in the happines of Eid Al Fitri where we end a month of fasting period and celebrate the coming month of Syawal. But this year, my family got another reason to celebrate this Eid Al Fitri: my wife’s tested positive on the home pregnancy testkit. A junior is […]

Strange Dreams

Monday, 15 September 2008

As a prelude to the story I’m about to tell next, I have to tell you that I have a – some might say annoying, but I beg to differ – habit of coming up with made-up word or song and repeatedly say or sing it for quite a while until something distracts me from […]

My Father’s Doing Okay, Thank You

Sunday, 30 December 2007

Just in case you’re wondering about my father’s health condition – you know, after the liver cancer stuff – nowadays, I can tell you that he’s doing fine. Very fine. He know goes to his office – his old office – daily, gained enough weight to match his pre-illness days, and is currently frequenting the […]

My Sister Graduated with Flying Colors

Monday, 12 November 2007

On November 2nd, all members of my family gathered round in Surabaya. I flew from Jakarta and my father from Tarakan to join my mom and sis who were already there from the previous Monday (10/29). We were all there to attend my sister’s graduation ceremony the next day (11/03). After 4 years, she finally […]