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Chapter 50: Back in Shang Simla

REGISTRY: Paon – 2nd Generation
ENTRY NUMBER: 010
REPORTER: Antonia Paon
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SUMMARY: Antonia Paon, Sofia Paon and Tomas Paon travel to Shang Simla. While Tomas visits long-time acquaintances and acts as a hopeless sugar daddy, Antonia tries to convince Sofia to get an interest in martial arts.
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Sofia spends on average 6 hours per day in front of a notebook. The abuse of internet surfing disturbs her sleeping hours and causes her to fall asleep during classes quite often. Teachers have called either her father, Zaky Paon, or myself, Antonia Paon, to inform on the situation and recommend a course of action to deal with her obsession about computers.

Restrictions upon her use of technology devices have been unsuccessful so far. She refuses to comply to Zaky’s or my requests and argues that since her grades haven’t been affected by her unusual sleeping habits, we shouldn’t try to forbid her from using the internet. Her lower score has been a B. The idea that her school performance is being enhanced rather than impaired by her late night use of technology devices is seductive; nonetheless I tried to interest Sofia in something else than computers by dragging her in a trip to Shang Simla.

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Chapter 48: Honey, I shrunk the Sims

REGISTRY: Paon – 2nd Generation
ENTRY NUMBER: 008
REPORTER: Antonia Paon
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SUMMARY: Life at Summer Hill 15 has a new rhythm after Clara, Isabel and Renzo Paon moved out. The shrunk family, however, didn’t last for long since Zaki Taymur and myself decided to tie the knot.
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Dust might have settled over the secrets of Paon’s founding matriarch, Brigida, but it for sure didn’t over the family estate at Summer Hill 15. In a matter of weeks, half of the household members decided it was not only time to move on, but to move out as well. The first to go was Renzo Paon; enshrining his renewed passion for the Simlish language and his new career choice, he decided to get an apartment closer to the Doo Peas Corporate Towers. One could consider a pity he abandoned his ambitions of becoming a professional author and took the Journalism path, I, Antonia Paon, however, am relief he got a steady job and a – if not good, at least good enough – income to support himself and built a life of his own.

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Chapter 29: If I could be who you wanted all the time

Thursday, winter 2010.

She could have been doing drugs. She could have been pregnant before finishing high school. She could have been flirting with other girls… She could have been involved in so many situations a mother wishes her children never go through. But none of those little disasters were taking place. What was it then? Just the truth. And it couldn’t have been worse.

I arranged to celebrate the twin boys teenager birthday by the pool. It could have been a cheerful barbecue with Tomas uncoordinated jumping in the pool to much of Maximiliano’s fears. It could have been a lively barbecue with Maximiliano charming the guests with his chitchat. But the relaxing atmosphere I wanted for their party couldn’t have come true thanks to Antonia. She insisted in keeping an ironic look in her face all day long. None of us were really comfortable, except maybe for Leighton. He was so overwhelmed by happiness having finally achieved his main goal of raising all our children to teenagers that he couldn’t see much of what was going on.

Beautiful view, rot family

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