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wktanwilliam

I would like you to see me as a friend who will encourage you by example. And know more people who live their lives to the fullest, not by pushing themselves, but by finding the joy in the lives they already have. Real-life stories of ordinary people putting in extraordinary efforts to get simple things move me. That's the biggest motivation to share with others too. I update regularly my daily endeavors and reflections on Instagram (wktanwilliam) and Facebook (William WK Tan). This blog is where I make deeper discussion. I really look forward to know you if you think we share similar values and interests.

068 Thanks Dad, You’re The Best!

A month had passed since my family returned from a memorable 8-day-vacation to Kyushu, Japan. From the pictures, you can tell how much I enjoyed the places I visited. We travelled with two other families of my wife’s siblings this time. There were eleven of us –two teenagers, […]

067 A Blog Hiatus

I have decided to take a break. A brief hiatus of two weeks from everything I usually do, including blogging. It’s a month of school holidays for the children in June. And it’s also a time for the family to spend time doing something different. Finally, after nearly […]

065 Time to Clean Up Our Act

A Boy Who Thinks Cleaning Is Somebody Else’s Job  One Sunday, a ten-year-old boy interrupted the swim coach, SC, who was giving my son Kyan individual coaching. “Yucks!  Coach, there is tissue paper in the water over there.” The coach replied,  “So, what are you going to do about it?” “I don’t know. It’s […]