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A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}

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A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}

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Ah Lo is taking lessons from his brother lately. Apparently the last few years, Ah Lo’s teacher didn’t touch any of the musicianship skills. Therefore, on Monday nights, Ah Lo would have a lesson with Dai Bee, training the ears, learning “notation” and tonal skills sight reading and how to execute the song. There are much to learn and at times, Dai Bee can be pretty tough on his brother. He will constantly test Ah Lo to see if he really understand what was taught. I enjoyed sitting in their lessons, might even learn a thing or two myself.

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A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}

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This program adds more craziness to our already busy schedule in the last two months. We had to move things around in order to fit in this time frame (usually practice times were given to us that week of). From practices to games (times 2), it had taken away a good chunk of our weekends. I don’t know how other families who played in several leagues at the same time, with multiple kids, manage with this kind of schedule. Though I’m glad it’s over, I hate to admit that I wished it to last a bit longer. Besides enjoying the game, CYO basketball gave the boys more understanding of the game, helped them build character, self-esteem and discipline, and developed a stronger sense of responsibility. For that, yes, deep deep down, it would be great if this season could be a week or two or three longer…

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A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}IMG_5914.jpg

A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}

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Chinese New Year is around the corner, so I got my boys to help put up some decorations for this festive holiday. You’ll notice I’ve re-use the same decorations every year, but I still buy new one or two every year. So I’ve collected many items over the years.

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It all started out with a Groupon that introduced the boys fencing back in July. After the introductory class, they loved it and wanted to continue. So they are now going regularly (2 hours a week). Luckily, it’s nearby so they walked there. It’s definitely a great workout for both of them.

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The boys found these old badminton rackets at my inlaws. It was cold out, but luckily there was no wind. It was so much fun playing with the boys. Dai Bee had a better handle since it was one of the sports in PE class last year. Now we can add this to one of our no-electronics’ activities during the weekends.

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