Driving on Eggshells

A wife was making a breakfast of fried eggs for her husband. Suddenly, her husband came into the kitchen. “Careful,” he said, “CAREFUL! Put in some more butter! Oh my GOD! You’re cooking too many at once. TOO MANY! Turn them! TURN THEM NOW! We need more butter. Oh my GOD! WHERE are we going … Continue reading

Dick Hoyt – A Tribute To The Strongest Dad In The World!

STRONGEST DAD IN THE WORLD A true story by Rick Reilly I try to be a good father. Give my kids mulligans. Work nights to pay for their text messaging. Take them to swimsuit shoots. But compared with Dick Hoyt, I suck. Eighty-five times he’s pushed his disabled son, Rick, 26.2 miles in marathons. Eight … Continue reading

Nian Gao – 年年高升

Nian Gao, the name of this cake symbolises 年年高升 – The word Nian “年” (year) and Gao “糕” (gao = cake) sounds like “高” (gao = tall/height); the pun is played to wish “May you achieve greater heights every year!” Another play on the pun is the word Nian “年” (nian = year) sounds like … Continue reading

The Wisdom of The Geese

 Another interesting take on this story by the StoryWeaver THE WISDOM OF GEESE: Next time when you see geese heading South for the winter, flying along in V formation, you might consider the wisdom of their ways: As each bird flaps its wing, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately following. By flying in … Continue reading

Why Do We Shout When We Are Angry?

Photo & Story credit StoryWeaver A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples smiled and asked. ‘Why do people shout in anger, shout at each other?’ Disciples thought for a while, one … Continue reading