Category Archives: Friendship

When It Pleases God, As They Say, But Does It Really… And Why?

“…and I gave you sons, though it pleases God to take them back so soon.” In movie The Other Boleyn Girl Catherine of Aragon uttered the line achingly as philandering husband Henry VIII used the lack of male heir to … Continue reading

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Bags Packed, Wheels Up, Baby!

“You need a vacation.” My Pilates instructor matter-of-factly announced it recently as we were working on my upper abdomen and shoulders. Apparently they’d become just way too tense than their usual tired self. I was actually losing track of my … Continue reading

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When Differences are the Norm

Jakarta, 9 September 2010 Three schoolmates sit down together for a meal. A Jewish American, A Christian Nigeria-born, and a Muslim Indonesian. Centuries of bigotry and bloodsheds are among them, as only the current Middle East can show. They can … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Winnie the Pooh!

Jakarta, 12 October 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (15) After a long hiatus due to abundant, often pointless pressure from my latest 9-to-5 in the past half-year, here I am back to grace your Sunday paper with my jovial tales. … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Brutus? Et Tuu…..??

Jakarta, 14 March 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (14) In our merry, party-filled, adrenaline-pumped single life, almost everything may seem all rosy, though they’re often not. In the days when things are just not that pretty, we take another sip … Continue reading

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