September 2019

A close friend of mine had a birthday coming up, and I was faced with the choice of what to get her. I’ve gotten her various things over the 30 years that we’ve been friends, and every year it gets harder and harder to think of something to get her. I think I’ve reached the point where I should focus less on getting her specific items and instead give her experiences that she’ll remember for a long time. I decided that the best birthday gift for my friend would be to get her manicure services at a relaxing nail place.

I wanted the manicure to be a surprise, so I told my friend that I was taking her to a special place and made her wear a blindfold to cover her eyes. A few times while I was driving, she tried to lift the blindfold to get an idea of …

I am adamant when it comes to my children’s education. I know that a quality education opens many more doors, and my children need to be able to go through any of the doors that they want. When my twin daughters brought home disappointing scores in one of their classes, I sat down to talk with them. They are both intelligent, and it was the first time they had brought home just an average score. They told me the teacher was not explaining things in a way that the class understood. I looked for Singapore physics tutors as soon as they told me that because I knew that I could not change their teacher.

What I could change though was who would be teaching them.…