Sosok yang berjuang di meja persalinan sebanyak tujuh kali; melahirkan Mama, tiga orang Uwa, dua orang Tante, dan satu orang Om.
Sosok perempuan Minang yang rasa sayangnya berlebih pada keluarga, terutama anak-anak dan cucu-cucunya, sampai tak rela melepaskan mereka sekolah atau bekerja jauh.
Continue reading “Ibu adalah…”
Thank you for being a best friend who knows when to lend an ear and when to speak out.
Continue reading “Five Years and Counting…”
It was a place where she arrived enthusiastically, nearly five years ago, as a newly wed, thinking about nothing other than spending time with her other half.
It was also a place where she realized that living faraway from family means she got to manage all things without any intervention, which was a good thing, but she’s not saying it was easy.
Continue reading “Pearl Island, Memories Remain”
Above is a picture of butterflies feeding themselves nectar from red flowers placed on a butterfly-shaped steel frame. Beautiful, isn’t it? 😉
The beautiful picture depicted a corner in Penang Butterfly Farm, Teluk Bahang, Penang, Malaysia. It was taken during my little family trip in November 2012.
Continue reading “[EF #7] Fly, Fly, Butterfly”
This might be the hardest EF challenge for me. Seriously.
Not only due to its theme, but also the circumstances I have been in these last two weeks.
Continue reading “[EF #6] Alter Ego?”
I’ve been loving English Language (EL), since primary school.
While other kids at my age watched cartoons, I watched Knight Rider instead. David Hasselhoff was attractive enough at that time, even for a primary schooler 😁
Continue reading “[EF #5] Me, EL, Blogging, and BEC”