All posts filed under “Story of My Life

The Chronicles of Fumiko: Beginnings

Please welcome Fumiko, the latest edition of gadgets to join my humble collection. Fumiko is a Fujifilm X20, a sweet-looking petite camera from the land of the rising sun. I remember years ago writing down owning my very own DSLR…

Randomize Bandung

Sekali-sekali lah aku menulis lagi tentang perjalanan yang random. Bandung, kota yang aku ingin kunjungi dari sejak lama, bahkan sempat aku bercita-cita kuliah di ITB. Kota yang sebelum ini hanya sempat kusambangi hanya beberapa hari saja (kalau tidak boleh disebut beberapa…

Scarcity Bias

Not long ago I consulted with an old friend on the best strategy to pay off the mountain of debts I had just acquired, which I need for payment of a piece of land I’m trying to buy. Because he…

Collateral Damage

When you’re in love, everything about that person becomes a source of joy. Their jokes become so funny, their little favors so precious, their mistakes silly and forgivable, their flaws nonexistent. When you’re hurt by someone, everything about that person…

Don’t Expect

There’s a quote I remember from a long time ago: The universe owes you absolutely NOTHING. You owe it to yourself to be awesome. Unfortunately I can’t remember who I heard this quote from or where I had read it….

The Fear Factor

This is just a summary of what the reverend said during this morning’s service. Fear impairs, distorts, and ultimately destroys relationships. How? Let’s see… First of all, let’s talk about the benefits of fear. Fear keeps you out of trouble….


…and what they’d do to protect their kids. I know she’ll catch me whenever I fall. But she can’t protect me from the choices I make. It doesn’t matter, mom, I still love you.

Vanilla Me

I realize that just a few months ago I posted about how I should be thankful, how no one was able to be a perfect friend, and that my friends are good enough for me. Well, I just had this…