gosip: epilog antara buku, pesta dan cinta

Seringkali saya mendengar statement klasik "you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone", di satu sisi saya sadar pernyataan tersebut bisa diaplikasikan dalam segala proses kehidupan. Dan nyaris tiga tahun setelah meninggalkan bangku kuliah, saya baru menyadari apa yang saya dapatkan dari mengecap pendidikan selama kurang lebih empat tahun di Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik di Universitas Katolik Parahyangan. 

Tulisan ini tidak saya tulis sebagai iklan, tetapi lebih sebagai media saya berbagi mengenai apa yang saya dapatkan sebagai alumni, dan juga sebagai pelipur lara saya karena merasa kurang bahagia dengan kehidupan saya saat ini. 

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Never try to outdrink a Swede, unless you happen to be a Fin or at least Russian.
Allan Karlsson (The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared)
To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.
Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding (via observando)


People with female parts will get about 500 periods in their lifetime. Meaning that you’ll be on your period for a total of around 1200 days. With a loss of about 1440 ounces of blood. Which is approximately how much blood there is in 9 adult human bodies. That, my friend, is some very badass stuff.   

(Source: rogueofstars)

You learn to love the parts that used to disgust you. Those you cannot bear to adore, you learn to accept. Hating yourself is exhausting. It is time for you to rest.
Michelle K., It is Time. (via forever-and-alwayss)
things i want my daughter to know

This is 25 year old version of me writing. According to unpopular opinion, this is the right time to create the future about love and life, even my Grandma thinks that it’s the right time to have kids. 

And lately, often I threw a joke about kids with my roommate. Like the last time we went to Mecca for umrah, we met a cute little girl wearing abaya, and I was like, “Look, that girl would look a lot like my daughter in the future. Cute and pretty, like her Mom and Dad.” God forbid me to even know who’s the future Dad. Hahahaharsh joke, isn’t it?

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