The Necessary Philosopher

Month: December, 2005

Merry Christmas

In case you haven’t heard, we got Thunder a little sister for Christmas 🙂 If you want pics, you can check out Joan’s blog entry. As for me, I just wanted to blog about 2 things: 1) How it feels to be a new doggy parent all over again 2) Evil pet shops Doggy Parenthood […]

Don’t Let the Kids Find Out

Original post can be found here. SANTA CLAUS: An Engineer’s Perspective I. There are approximately two billion children (persons under 18) in the world. However, since Santa does not visit children of Muslim, Hindu, Jewish or Buddhist religions, this reduces the workload for Christmas night to 15% of the total, or 378 million (according to […]

More Scans

Finally got down to scanning some slides that I took a long long LOOOONG time ago… like a year or two ago… :p

Under the Tuscan Sun

It was a rare moment for me since we moved in, but last night we sat down in front of the telly and became couch potatoes for a few hours while we watched Under the Tuscan Sun on cable. It turned out to be a better than expected movie, and although I’d intended to go […]

My Handwriting Says…

You plan ahead, and are interested in beauty, design, outward appearance, and symmetry. You are a shy, idealistic person who does not find it easy to have relationships, especially intimate ones. You are diplomatic, objective, and live in the present. You are not very reserved, impatient, self-confident and fond of action. You enjoy life in […]

Lomo Overdue

There are a lot of things that have been overdue lately… not least my blog entries and development of pictures taken a long long time ago. Our boy was so small and cute then… now he’s all grown up… It’s quite sad how I’ve allowed myself to slip into such sloth. It just seems like […]


For the first time since moving in, we finally got the weekend off to enjoy our home. Our super comfortable and clean (due to constant cleaning) home 🙂 I also began to behold the latent talents possessed by my wonderful wife. Lately, she’s been cooking up wonderfully tasty meals, and I can safely say that […]