#2054 – A Year A Doctor

ENGLISH This day last year, officially I got my PhD degree and so since then I have been entitled to use the title “Doctor”, haha 😛 . So how has this one year been in relation to this title? Well to be honest, it has been as how it was before my graduation in the…

#2053 – 2017 Year End Trip (Part III: Alcatraz and Yosemite)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2017 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to California 3. Part II: A Tourist in San Francisco 4. Part III: Alcatraz and Yosemite 5. Part IV: The City of San Francisco 6. Part V: The City of Los Angeles 7. Part VI: Hollywood and Griffith 8. Part VII:…

#2052 – The Last Week Before A Vacation

ENGLISH I started writing the draft of this post just two days before the start of my November 2017 trip to Indonesia. While it was not a “eureka” moment whatsoever, the context was very relevant at the time which made me want to write it down 😛 . To me, the moment just before the…

#2051 – OITNB and Friends

ENGLISH Orange Is The New Black (OITNB) A few months ago I finished remarathoning Star Trek: Voyager. And so I flicked through my Netflix and decided to start watching Orange Is The New Black. And as it turned out this was a great show! The show started by following Piper Chapman who voluntarily surrendered to the…

#2049 – A Story of Fire Alarm Battery

ENGLISH Here is an experience of mine which shows that the internet is a powerful tool in empowering people by providing information which, in the pre-internet era, could be difficult to get. *** Not too long ago, the fire alarm in my room started to beep in periodic interval. I remembered facing a similar situation…