Category Archives: miscellaneous

Things You Can Enjoy In Suburbs

The pandemic is surely attacking the suburbs, too. I’ve heard some news from neighbors that a few of them have been infected. That might sound bad. But I don’t think so. The population density here is so low I hardly … Continue reading

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Why Viktoria Komova Must Write Her Own Autobiography NOW!

SEVERAL days ago former Russian gymnast Viktoria Komova started to write some heartfelt posts on her Instagram account @komova_v_a_36 which I have been folllowing since I saw her gymnastics several years ago. She was retelling her experience as a world-class … Continue reading

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Shareable Non-Feline Cuteness

The internet is inundated with gifs and videos of funny cats and their silly behaviors. This time I’d say I have found the best substitute: lambs. They are herbivore, meaning they are much less harmless. And you can take them … Continue reading

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Ekstrim Nggak Seenak Es Krim

GAYA HIDUP yang dianggap ekstrim saat ini sedang menggejala di berbagai bidnag kehidupan. Sebut saja minimalisme (gaya hidup irit, minimalis), veganisme (berpantang produk hewani apapun), athletisisme (gaya hidup berkegiatan fisik dan berolahraga yang lebih banyak daripada rata-rata manusia modern) dan … Continue reading

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Brodo Active: Keren, Murah, Tapi Bukan untuk Olahraga

BRODO bukan merek dalam negeri yang jarang terdengar. Merek produk kaki ini sudah lumayan dikenal luas, terutama bagi mereka yang gemar berbelanja daring. Saya sendiri sudah beberapa kali melirik produknya. Ya karena sudah banyak testimoni yang baik mengenai produk tersebut … Continue reading

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Ageisme Era Baru: Xenials, Geriatric Millenials, Serahhh Dah!

Sempat saya membaca artikel di Medium.com yang ditulis seseorang bernama Erica Dhawan. Intinya ia mengklaim bahwa kelompok millenial tua yang lahir di awal tahun 1980-an itu paling cocok untuk menjadi pemimpin di perusahaan dan startup saat ini yang berjuang untuk … Continue reading

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Urgensi Memasukkan Babi Ngepet dalam Ensiklopedia Makhluk Halus Dunia

SIANG ini saya menemukan sebuah buku unik. Judulnya begini: “The Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods, and Goddeses” Buku itu diklaim penulisnya Judika Illes sebagai panduan termutakhir, terlengkap sejagat soal makhluk … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in “Fanny” (1961)

It is no wonder that “Fanny” is considered “classics”. It displays a theme that is relevant to any human being regardless of their age, citizenship, and status. It turns out that classics can be very entertaining without even showing you … Continue reading

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Jakarta and My Love-Hate Relationships with It

Yesterday was the so-called anniversary of Jakarta. Some people think the 22nd of June was chosen just because the capital had its own anniversary for us to celebrate because otherwise it felt weird. Indonesians love festivities, celebrations and parties. And … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned during Pandemic 2020

What a time to live in! We’re living in a period that the humanity in the future will remember as one of the most chaotic and horrible historical events. At first, I was more optimistic that the world could get … Continue reading

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Pengalaman Membeli Rumah Pertama secara Tunai

KEBUTUHAN manusia yang paling dasar ada tiga: sandang, pangan, dan papan. Kalau ditilik dari tingkat kesejahteraan manusia modern di abad ke-21 ini, tentunya kita tahu bahwa kebanyakan manusia saat ini sudah bisa memiliki sandang dan pangan dengan relatif mudah. Tetapi … Continue reading

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Senyumlah Meski Tanpa Alasan

PAGI ini ada kejadian yang menurut saya sangat unik. Seseorang tanpa alasan tersenyum pagi ini. Bukan pada saya. Bukan juga pada orang lain. Entahlah. Saya pikir ia tidak memiliki alasan jelas untuk tersenyum. Toh demikian, ia tetap tersenyum. Sebenarnya, orang … Continue reading

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