It’s New Year’s Eve. I’ve been back in my hometown since the 26th for a much-awaited week-long vacation. It has been a flurry of activities since we arrived — a cousin’s wedding, a get-together with friends, a visit to the market for some dried fish — all these on top of caring for a very excitable 3-year old. But there were also quiet moments, especially when the little girl was fast asleep or when she’s busy playing (thank God, she knows how to play on her own now). I had hoped that the down times would be opportunities for me to catch up on myRead More →