Break Time Outbreak


During the first week at my new work station, I noticed this sign on the bulletin board: “Starting immediately, your 30-minute breaks are being cut from an hour to 45 minutes.” [ Read More ]

How I Tech-Tricked My Wife into Happiness


The happiest compromises are often embedded in the least expected packaging. [ Read More ]

Making it ‘Technically Sound’


In the clinical laboratory department at a hospital I used to work, we faculty members stored volatile organic chemicals in a small, old refrigerator. Several times we asked for a new model, only to have the finance office reject our request. [ Read More ]

My Kid’s Bedtime Routine


Children make some of the most unforgettable moments for parents. [ Read More ]

Better Early Than Never


Is it ridiculous to get to work 2 hours early? [ Read More ]

The Trigger Happy Life Lesson


It’s definitely a lot easier and faster to send money than goods when you’re working overseas. And for a change, I decided to send money instead of toys to my young relatives this Christmas. [ Read More ]

Watching What Grandpa Likes


Whenever I visit the in-laws, I usually end up hanging out with Grandpa. We get along well and he’s pretty vibrant and active for someone we believed to be around 85. Not one’s really quite sure. [ Read More ]