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Goodbye, dad :(

Eulogy (the version before I edited it)
Thank you everyone for being here. I think my dad would have loved to know so many of you love him. And thank you Ng and Chan cousins and and uncles and aunties for all the help. Especially

We’re home :) (+ happy birthday mama!)

Dear Js,
Buying a house felt like a scam. You sign papers that say you’re buying a house. But no house. You wire money into a stranger’s bank account. Still no house. It’s a lot of waiting, punctuated by “urgent! time sensitive!” demands from the

“I don’t want to go to bed” (+ goodbye old home, hello new home)

Dear j,
Here we go again. J’s got the bedtime routine down now. But now that you’re two you are starting the “I don’t want to go to bed” thing. To make matters worse, mama’s weaning you off bedtime nursing. That was how you went

“When a rock is aimed at you, no umbrella can protect you”

Dear Js,
Mama and I had our first adult night out in a few years. Abu covered for us. Mama said, “I feel like a teenager, just that instead of sneaking away from my parents I’m sneaking away from my children XD. Oh goodness, after

Return from a family adventure (+ why children ask WHY – solved)

Dear J,
And then it was time to say goodbye.
On our last day, we visited Abu Jose’s farm. They call it a farm in Spanish, but it’s not one where farmers farm. He didn’t have animals but his neighbor did. But they had a