(Tuesday Reflection) : Happy (Islamic & Javanese) New Year


What kind of new year do you celebrate besides the international one? Indonesia in the most part observes the international new year, but there are also two other new years which are celebrated as well and becomes part of national holidays. The first is surely Islamic New Year, and Chinese New Year (just after 2002)….

(Saturday Reflection 1) : Anything Goes, Anything Can Be…Yes..Anything


What do you wanna be in your life actually? This question is ocassionally wandering inside my own brain, especially when I am alone in my own room. I have already noted in my mind what have already happened during my history. Especially in passions….in some parts, my passions have changed, but in some other aspects…

(Monday Reflection) : My Finding – Indonesian Sign Language


Everywhere we can learn Even in an unexpected or unthinkable way Jakarta Car Free Day is part of my week-end agenda, even though I just join the event once a month and in the same place, between Jl. Thamrin- HI roundabout (Bundaran HI)- Sudirman. I am always curious about the happenings there, unlike Car Free…

(Tuesday Reflection) : Indonesian Names and with-some-Controversies


Name is something given to identify someone, and differentiate him or her from the others. Name is also parents’ pray and hope symbol for their child. In many countries, most people have given name (or Christian name), middle name or surname. But sometimes only given names and surnames. Do you have surnames? If I ask…

(Birthday Reflection) : Writing in Other Languages…Fun and Hard


I started my writing ‘career’ in 2004. Before, I couldn’t even write every single word. I just merely wrote some short poem, and it took hours for expressing it into typing or handwriting versions. It took hard efforts and times for me to create even one short paragraph as basically I was not into writing…

(Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebration) : Our Lovely Eid Dishes


Assalamualaikum Wr.Wb Eid Mubarak for all Muslims in the world! I have already returned from my Eid vacation. Just one week, but it’s nice because I could meet all my big family members as for this year, my home was the host for Eid, next year will be my aunt’s house. Eid-ul-Fitr or Idul Fitri…

(Monday’s Reflection) : Muscovy Duck / Menthok/ Entok/ Itik Manila


Though its origin is from Central America, but the muscovy duck has already been part or local poultry and totally domesticated. Sometimes people have it for fun or taken its meat and eggs alike duck. As its meat is thick and its nature for incubating its eggs, muscovy duck is sometimes mated with duck to…

(Monday Reflection) : Bedgasm in My Internest


Night is always lovely part For those who work hard From dawn to dark Enjoying breakfast to aldesko Just at night I feel bedgasm As if fly to the sky Escape from totally fatigue Only with my bed and pillows Tidy up the bed is fun Pillows, aromatherapy, little light A cup of hot cocoa…

(Friday Reflection Photo) : Smile Indonesia, You’re Dangerously Beautiful


We smile, and love to smile, whatever the conditions We, Indonesians have already passed through many stories Being colonized in the past until being bullied as our strict policies Many people have different opinions But, for me this is for youngster’s future Free from drugs, free from bullying, free from terrors We can still smile,…

(Saturday Night Photography Reflection) : Bunga Teratai/ Lotus


I tried to take lotus photos when I was in Bogor Park (Kebun Raya Bogor) last week. I thought the lotuses were quite great to be my object with Bogor Palace as the background. That’s for this week’s experiment. Have a nice weekend! Great padma…teratai…lotus

(Saturday Reflection) : 11 Years in Blogging


11 years? What the hell is that? It’s almost already been 11 years my co-existence in virtual world! I started blogging in a local forum in 2004, and at the time, writing in a longer sentence was so hard for me. I had to think what should I say, as it’s different to speaking directly….