Tag Archive: courage

Who has heard of Min Ko Naing?

It’s been the boringest of boring days. The day when I had to spend hours and hours doing receipts, reimbursements, bill paying, answering boring emails, eating boring food. I had to stand in boring lines at the post office and listened to boring music on the radio. Imagine how boring... Read More

October 18, 2011 Leave your thoughts

Learning about Gandhi Di Lama and other heroes

Over the years my girls have worked on numerous projects at school. So many late nights, tears, last minute scrambles to get the paper ready in time, frantic searches on the internet and in books, lost notes, printers that won’t work and me pulling my hair out while I try... Read More

June 3, 2011 1 Comment

When is cool cool and when is it not?

I have teenagers. I am the mother of two teenagers. Who would have ever thought that would happen? Well, I guess it is inevitable when you become a mom. Babies eventually turn into teens. I love my two teenagers and all the stuff they teach me. How to do my... Read More

May 18, 2011 1 Comment

Where do you put your used gum?

I remember something funny from when I was little. My grandma had an old kitchen table that was covered with a floral plastic table cloth. It was held in place with thumbtacks. But the table wasn’t the main attraction. It was what was hidden under the table. Because under the... Read More

May 5, 2011 5 Comments

The truth about lead and feathers

It was always such fun to ask this question: What is heavier? 1 kg lead or 1 kg feathers? We would laugh out loud when the person we asked said: 1 kg lead. Ha, ha, ha, dumb, dumb, it weighs the same! This is one of my useless childhood memories.... Read More

February 28, 2011 5 Comments