Author Archives: happygreenpanda

How to prepare for our Autumn 2019 trip to Europe?

When I prepared for my graduation trip for my parents, little did I know that it would be our first and last trio trip of Papa, Mama, and me. Since Spring 2019, I have started preparing for the Europe 2019 trip of Little Prince, his maternal grandmother, and me. I started with checking the schedule […]

What can we learn from our mentors in 2019?

The beginning of 2019 will be the start of my first mini retirement. While there have been so many books that I want to read and movies that I want to watch, there are also (alive or dead) people whom I would like to learn from, either personally or through their work, I must remember […]

How to prepare for a simulator flight?

On 20181228, I received a surprise phone call that Little Prince will be able to experience a flight simulator with a pilot of at least 14 yrs of experience on 20181230! “Nothing compares to spending time with an experienced airline captain in a flight simulator.” To support his dream to be a pilot, I have […]

How to work with Linux?

On 20181230, I passed my beloved Asus Zen laptop to one of the kindest colleagues whom I met in the Middle East and I returned working solely with my Ubuntu installed on the last laptop that our late father bought for me; it’s a humble and bulky acer Aspire V3-772G. Bye Windows! Below are my […]

What are our plans for 2019?

I love planning as it gives me hope for the future. Equally important, I must execute my plans, though sometimes they take longer that what I envisioned. However, without the plans, we may not have the executions at all. For all seasons: [daily] pray + sleep + eat + smile + exercise + learn + create/do [daily] brush the teeth of Little Prince + Little Princess [weekly] back-up […]

How to prepare for our Taiwan trip in 2019?

At the late night of 20181223, we just arrived from Sharjah after 15 nights of being away from our regular home at the hotel apartment P [1]. I felt a relief as we could finally wash our clothes starting from tomorrow. While Honey Panda has bought our tickets to Taiwan, where 4 of us will […]

What have I learned about myself in autumn 2018?

Following my efforts to learn about myself in summer 2018, I observed the followings: Meeting people drains me and I need alone time to re-charge. While I cherish people, being in a meeting with people consumes a lot of my energy and attention. On 20181005, after two weeks of meeting many people including my boss, […]