Guys!!! I am so excited to share two exciting news for you.

First of all, today is December 10, a.k.a. baby Aiden's second birthday! I am beyond blessed to have this little angel in my life and to know that he is loved and surrounded by amazing people. He has been my motivation to work hard and to always fight for my dream. I can't wait to see him again. I love you, Aiden!

Baby Aiden throughout two years. Collage by my dad.

Baby Aiden throughout two years. Collage by my dad.

Talking about my dream, I am hereby very proud to announce that I will be rejoining Voice of America Indonesian Service as the International Broadcaster for my post-graduation job! WOOT WOOT.

I am beyond happy to finally have a job. (You know my struggle in the past three months.) I really  want to thank everyone who has been supporting and helping me to get this position. 

See you on January 4, VOA!

See you on January 4, VOA!

That is all for now, friends. I have to go back preparing for my Philosophy finals and watching Army vs. Navy game!

Have a great day, all :)

When I am preparing for the next chapter of life

Oh, hello!

So... It's December already. Yay for Christmas season, chunky sweater, and hot chocolate, but I'm also still waiting to hear back about my future job and preparing for finals week.

Additionally, I only have 3 full school days left (including today) and 9 days until I leave Sioux Falls, my home away from home for the past three and a half years, for good.

Oh, boy.

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Where I wish I were right now.

Greetings, everyone!

The first snow of the season had fallen yesterday, and this is the time of the year when some people start playing Christmas music and drinking eggnog, and the others are wishing they are somewhere warm while putting their sundresses and sandals into a storage box. Consider me the latter kind. 

Don't get me wrong. Winter is nice and pretty, but I only think so when I am inside with the heater on. Also, walking to class at 7:50 a.m. with approximately 30% visibility and blowing wind was a complete struggle for me yesterday. I am from Indonesia, people, my body wasn't made for this.

With even colder weather coming soon, I was making a list of places in Indonesia I want to go to the next time I go home. Here are the top four places that made it to my shortlist. Take me there already.

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