Posts Tagged ‘family’

To my faithful friend, Madam Calico Cat

Monday, October 19th, 2015

My phone rang this morning, and I felt uneasy to receive such an early call from the veterinary clinic. Alas the news was not a happy one as they informed to say my dear faithful Madam Cat has passed on. It was a blow to me as I was looking forward to have her for at least a few more years.

My Madam Calico Cat, goodbye my dear friend
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My Calico Cat

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

My calico cat has been with me for six years and six months since February 2009! That makes her about 7-1/2+ years old since she was an adult cat when I took her in way back then (I figure I add another year to account for it). Here’s

the post of how my calico cat came into my household. She’s one of the gentlest and a very patient cat. She doesn’t make loud cat meow when she wants food. And she will wait patiently for her cat food to be placed in her meal dish when I have many stuffs to unload from my car whenever I return home.

My calico cat

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My Maid Ran Away and Stole My PC Gadgets and Stuffs!

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

We should never trust any maid. Our recently hired maid ran away and stole my PC gadgets and stuffs too! My wife always wanted a maid ever since she gave birth to our energetic baby last year. Her mom would do the baby sitting but being senior in her years and getting less strong, my wife though

t that it might be good to hire a maid to help out with the chores. Little did she know that it would be such hassle get any help at all! (more…)

Baby 1 Year Old – Happy Birthday!

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Happy Birthday! Baby Aiden has reached the first milestone on his first birthday! It was a joyous occasion as Lena went about to celebrate in a big way! Yes, it seems like so fast a year has passed. It was a very busy year and we could see the progress and changes month by month as baby moves on to face new challenges.

Happy Birthday Aiden!

There is still more to come of course. Each baby has their own pace of development and ours is no different. One thing for sure, he really likes to laugh and when he is happy, get ready for a real shriek of a time. And if you happen to stand too near, well, even the hard of hearing would have no problem hearing! (more…)

TNB Tariff Rate Appliance Estimate

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Received this email in my inbox which gives an estimate on the TNB Tariff Rate on home appliance usage. Although the costing looks small based on the hourly usage, it all adds up to your monthly bill. My own house electric bill goes for an average of RM150 per month. When the weather is hot with the heavier usage of air-con it can shoot up to RM200+. I heard some of my friends electric bill are as high as RM500+ or more per month! I wonder what they use to use up so much electricity! (more…)

Baby sleeping

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

It is always nice to see baby sleeping peacefully. While they are still a baby, they need lots of sleeping time. I didn’t realize children need lots of sleep till right to their teens! No wonder I need quite a fair bit of sleep during those years! All along I thought the average sleep required was about 8 hours. Though while I was younger I needed about 9 hours or more of sleeping time per day. Now with this chart from BabyCentre, I realize more sleeping time is required for children and youth! (more…)

Baby 4 months old

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Now my baby is 4 months old and there were some noticeable changes in his baby development. According to the Baby Centre website newsletter that I signed up, there is some amazing baby development that would surely surprise us.

I do find the baby centre newsletter informative however they do advise there are some caveats and not all baby develop at the same rate. Nevertheless the newsletters provide some useful guide and hints on what to expect as parents.

So let’s see how my baby fares against what was sent in by the newsletter. (more…)

Trimming / Cutting Baby Fingernails

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Cutting baby fingernails is no easy task! Something that you do easily with trimming your own fingernail is another matter when you try to snip baby’s fingernail. With a baby, everything becomes minute and you have to become extra careful! (more…)

Baby 3 Months Old

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Baby is 3 months old, and boy has he grown. He is getting heavier now and carrying him around would surely build up my arm muscles without having to go to the gym! My sis-in-law already complaining about her aching arms, but she sure enjoys carrying him around as do baby too!

Now baby at 3 months old, there are many things me as parent need to watch out for and also other baby development issues. (more…)

Leow surname history

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

I happen to stumble upon this article about the Leow (廖) surname which is my family surname. Don’t know much about it till I read this article. All I know so far was that my ancestor hailed from Hainan somewhere in the Southern China. Anyway, this article shed some interesting light about the history of the Leow surname.

Other Romanised forms of the Leow name include Liao, Liau, Liaw, Leeau, Liow, Leaw, Leou, Lau, Loh, Liu, Lieu, Liew and Lew.

The History of the Surname 廖 Leow as Recorded in 2 Documents (more…)