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Posts Tagged ‘family

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 […]

Happy Birthday!

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Every January 5th, I get excited about people who congratulate me on my birthday. This year, I decided to take a note of the sequence. So, here’s the rundown on this year’s sequence of well wishers: My relatives from my father’s side and my father (00:56). A cousin passed away last night (01/04), so we […]

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. […]

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 […]

Bitter News from Japan

Friday, 28 September 2007

I got wind of it just yesterday evening: Pakde Mo’s liver cancer couldn’t be removed. It has now spread to his right liver lobe and even to his lungs, so his doctors wouldn’t step further into a surgery. He will undergo chemotherapy and TACE – two rather painful treatment method – instead. Pakde Mo is […]

Pakde Mo’s Back in Japan

Monday, 24 September 2007

On September 18th, my uncle – my father’s second oldest brother – traveled back to Japan. He will undergo another surgery for his liver cancer. This will be his second surgery, following the previous one last March. My father’s doctors has stated that there will be a 50% chance of recurrence of his liver cancer. […]

On Why I’m Dabbling in IT

Monday, 24 September 2007

I recently found out why my father has supported me strongly throughout my childhood about my interest in computers & technology at large. It wasn’t known to me until this discussion we had about a month ago. Pop: I knew that you’ll have your way in IT back then. Do you remember the time I […]