An afternoon getaway

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”

― Henry James

we spent a good part of last Saturday together and we were enjoying our short sleeves and sandals. Ini sudah jadi salah satu hobbi pas bosen banget dirumah mau ngapain pasti selalu keluar rumah buat sekedar jalan jalan kecil. Hari sabtu juga akhirnya kita…

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Explore Pasar Pagi at Ciumbuleuit

Explore Pasar Pagi at Ciumbuleuit

we had tons of fun there! how on earth we can ever resist the existence of fresh air at Ciumbuleuit, a tons of cotton candy, Lidi pedas, Nasi bakar and fresh vegetables from garden?? we just couldn’t help ourselves but turning that opportunity into something we consider as fun; took pictures and chew! here is a snapped from Pasar Pagi Ciumbuleuit.

did you remember this guys?

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Pasar pagi Punclut in…

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A letter to reminder

A letter to reminder

dear brain,
i know you are a little bit tired. but please do cope with me during this deadline period.

dear husband,
please don’t argue with me and ask me to cut my hair again ok?

dear black coffee,
goodbye.

dear rain,
thank you for coming last night.

dear Zara,
i am poor. please don’t attract me.

dear marlboro,
you just have no idea how much i’ve missed you.

dear fat,
please go away.

sincerely,

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Taman suropati - Jakarta need more city parks

Taman suropati – Jakarta need more city parks

Why do Jakarta need more city parks and open space? of course for me to improve our physical and psychological health, strengthen our communities, and make our cities and neighborhoods more attractive places to live and work. Saya mencintai Jakarta dengan segala kelelahan dan keserabutannya, akan sangat menyenangkan jika setelah seharian lelah bekerja kemudian bisa berjalan kaki untuk mampir…

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Weekend Getaway

I’ve always loved to travel with my husband, because we can spend a lot of times together. We shared laugh, a lil’ gossip about friends, talk about our office and also chewing on some food (everybody loves to chew right?) we’re enjoying the beautiful scenery on our journey so much and snapped a picture during our road trip. So a couple weeks ago, my husband and me went to Bandung, we have been…

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Learn from the giving tree

Oh crap! this is the saddest book I’ve ever read. Almost 20 years after I was gifted this book and it still sticks out in my mind as something that moved and inspired me.

“I read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.” - Simon Van Booy…

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“I read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.”

- Simon Van Booy

My mother was the first person who introduced me as she encouraged me to start reading books by bringing me to a bookstore every week.  The first book I remember reading on my own was a book “legenda rakyat Kalimantan Selatan”.  it’s crystal clear that books have helped me to learn and grow as a person.…

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Vakansi Taman

Ada beberapa email yang masuk menanyakan tentang vendor foto pra-wedding saya. Walaupun moment take a picture pre weddingnya sudah lewat, tidak ada salahnya untuk sekedar berbagi tentang vendornya bukan? Talking about prewedding photo shoot, we choose “the picnic” as our theme. About the property yang kita pakai di photo session ini semuanya memang sudah kita persiapkan dari rumah. Keranjang…

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confession: Me And Bipolar Disorder

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“Bipolar robs you of that which is you. It can take from you the very core of your being and replace it with something that is completely opposite of who and what you truly are. Because my bipolar went untreated for so long, I spent many years looking in the mirror and seeing a person I did not recognize or understand. Not only did bipolar…

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Essay: Sosial climber (wabah sosialita jadi-jadian)

Essay: Sosial climber (wabah sosialita jadi-jadian)

apa sih Social Climber itu? for me, Social Climber is someone or a group of people who are just shallow and easily impressed by the stupidest things, Some of these people seek pleasure in material goods for being seen in a ‘cool’ environment. Doh! Fyi, these people will absolutely do anything to achieve a high social status.

Ok, lets make simple, jadi social climber kebanyakan adalah orang yang…

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Mixtape: Tertidur (membaca malam lewat musik)

Mixtape: Tertidur (membaca malam lewat musik)

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I love the silent hour of night, For blissful dreams may then arise, Revealing to my charmed sight. What may not bless my waking eyes.” Anne Brontë, Best Poems of the Brontë Sisters

Apa yang identik dari sebuah malam? untuk saya adalah; Rumah, Pulang, kesendirian, ketenangan, berkumpul kembali dengan tercinta, lelap, mimpi, doa dan pelukan.  Malam bagi saya mungkin berbeda untuk kamu, semua…

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Mixtape: Senja Penghujan

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Seno Gumira Ajidarma dalam buku “Jazz, Parfum dan Insiden” menuliskan; “Aku selalu membayangkan ada sebuah Negeri Senja, dimana langit selalu merah keemas-emasan dan setiap orang di negeri itu lalu lalang dalam siluet. Dalam bayanganku Negeri Senja itu tidak pernah mengalami malam, tak pernah mengalami pagi dan tak pernah mengalami siang.”

Apa yang membuat senja begitu menarik?…

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Answer

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If someone or something always fixed everything for you all the time then you would never learn anything. And you would always be dependent on someone or something else to make things better for you.

Salam,

Naaj

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Essay: INDONESIAN PEOPLE, PLEASE SAVE OUR FOREST!

Essay: INDONESIAN PEOPLE, PLEASE SAVE OUR FOREST!

Primary forest cover loss in Indonesia over 2000-2012″ adalahSebuah studi Universitas Maryland yang dipimpin oleh peneliti Indonesia Belinda Arunarwati Margono bersama beberapa peneliti lainnya, dan telah diterbitkan di salah satu jurnal ilmiah di dunia. Studi ini menyebutkan bahwa Indonesia telah kehilangan 6 juta hektar hutan alam antara tahun 2000 dan 2012! tingkat kehilangan hutan secara…

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Recipe: Mashed Potato

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Saya dan suami masuk ke dalam kategori pasangan yang gemar makan. Hampir setiap harinya kami masak berbagai macam resep, baik itu resep masakan indonesia maupun western, Tapi dari semua resep ada satu kudapan favorit kami yang biasa kami nikmati bersama sepotong daging steak; mashed Potato. Berikut saya ingin berbagi resep maashed potato yang sering saya sajikan untuk suami saya.

- 4 buah…

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