Tag Archives: read

How to protect credit cards from smart thieves who do not physically touch or steal the cards?

On 20161126, the paternal grandfather of Little Prince and Little Princess sent us a video of how a cyber-security expert pretended asking for an innocent question (e.g. is there a Macy in this mall) while waving his tablet pouch (but there were RFID card readers inside the pouch!) Thankfully, he was not a digital pickpocket. […]

How to read for children?

In Summer 2016, at (nomadic) home, Little Prince and I have enjoyed many moments of reading together and recollecting our experience through visual memory (litonline photo albums, pictorial story books, etc), I am tremendously grateful to The Universe for loving us so much. May Little Prince, Little Princess and more children of others, especially whom […]

What can we learn from The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem?

In Summer 2016, I am grateful for the opportunities to read books to widen my horizons and improve my command of English. A book recommended by Austin Kleon is The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem, that I have wanted to read since 2015. To me, his words [1] were weaved with rich vocabularies, and […]

How to create beautiful and memorable pregnancy photography?

Our family will be spending the Summer 2016 in Singapore [1]. Personally, my most favorite photography destinations are gardens and natural scenery [2]. However, with the risk of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in tropical gardens and the high temperatures and humidity that Honey Panda commented as energy-sapping, I decided to pursue indoor photography for a #pandahappyproject [6] […]

Who are your cherished mentors?

Dear Universe, thank you for 2015, a year of learning, teaching and sharing. I pray that 2016 will be a year in which all my dearest readers and I learn new things that can help transforming us into a kind, creative, productive, useful, healthy and beautiful human being. “Better than a thousand days of diligent […]

What to learn next in 2016?

“The desire to become a better self is a universal human urge” ~ Caroline Arnold, the author of Small Move, Big Change. Continuous learning is key to personal growth and development. Be tech-savvy. Like an enthusiastic student browsing the available courses in the beginning of semester, I love to browse courses available from multiple admirable […]

What should we be: a generalist or a specialist?

The argument between (1) being a generalist is better than being a specialist and (2) being a specialist is better than being a generalist reminds me on one of the practice essay topics for GRE. On 20150918 at the food court of Mushrif Mall, a professor told us that he used to believe that a […]