DAY 13: List Your Favourite: Song, Quote, Food, Vacation Spot And Photo

Favorite Song :
When You Say Nothing At All
– Ronan Keating-

I love the lyric, I love the melody, I love the movie (ost of Notting Hill) and Ronan Keating sang it beautifully…

This song is dedicated to uppa my darling…its him, who has no sense of romance at all (he is bad at ngegombal๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚)…but just like the lyric says:

Itโ€™s amazing how you can speak right to my heart
Without saying a word, you can light up the dark
Try as I may I could never explain
What I hear when you donโ€™t say a thing

The smile on your face letโ€™s me know that you need me
Thereโ€™s a truth in your eyes saying youโ€™ll never leave me
The touch of your hand says youโ€™ll catch me wherever I fall
You say it best when you say nothing at all

All day long I can hear people talking out loud
But when you hold me near you drown out the crowd
Try as they may they can never define
Whatโ€™s being said between your heart and mine

Ahhhh love this song!

Favorite Quote:
“God works in mysterious ways. We won’t understand everything that happens in our life, but we can be sure that God will take care of us”.

I always look back unto this quote whenever I am feeling down. Whenever life seems unfair and whenever I feel like I am the only one who suffer a lot in this world. God works in mysterious way Jo! And remember that “If God lead you in the past, then He will surely lead you now, tomorrow and forever. So, no worries…

Fav Food:
S A T E P A D A N G ๐Ÿ˜‚

(And surrounded by asinan buah gedung dalam and quiche lorraine hahahaha..)

Fav vacation spot:
Hills/mountain or by the lake….
Why not beach? Coz I think my skin is dark enough so I need the cool place like hills or mountains and lake….ohhhh me need vacation ๐Ÿ˜Š

Fav photo:
My picture with uppa..photoception ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜


I just think this photo is cute, isn't it?



Day 12: What Are You Most Looking Forward To, In the Next six Months

1) Free from financial problem…duh I hate you cicilan ๐Ÿ˜‚

2) Loose weight at least 5 kg. I am currently working so hard to eat less carbo and trying to do homeworkout (OMG why its so hard?)

3) In six months I hope can improve my cooking skill. (Cooking is still one domestic job that I haven’t enjoyed yet)

4) In six months, I hope I will get used already doing all the chores without any maid/helper(and without complaining) Wowwww Its been 3 months now but yes I am still complaining towards the works I am doing.

5)In six months I hope my duo G have improved in their independent skill. Arghhh I dunno why recently they only finish their meal when I feed them. Hikssssss….I hope they will progress in their self help skill and more obedient too…please lah nakkkk…๐Ÿ˜ด

Joeyz-full with hope


DAY 11: What is one thing that you will never change about your self?

I have many things to change about myself.

My laziness,
my forgetful mind,
my anger management,
my scary eating habbit,
my bad time management

…ahh long list.

However, of course I have good thing inside me that I won’t change.  What is it?
I don’t want to change the way I make friends to everybody. Hahahaha pede gilak lo Jo! Yes but I think I am confident enough to say that I am an easy going person and I love making friends, I love meeting new people and yes I am talkative. Lol ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

One reason why I enjoy blogging is because I love telling stories and listen or read your stories too, commenting on your stories, replying your comments and that way I learn to make friends through blogging. I hope I keep being me who enjoy making new friends and keep the old friends forever in my heart, because I treasure Friendship so much.

This post is dedicated to all whom I called friends, those who listen to my stories, those who give advices to me, strengthen me in my lowest moment, sharing me some funny stories, those who cheer me up, those who help me when I am down, those who treasure friendship so much, like I do.


My berry berry best friends Hanski and Debskiiii ๐Ÿ˜˜


Joeyz- your trusted friend๐Ÿ˜Š


DAY 10 : What Is My Embarrassing Moment?

Let us travel back time to 2001.


I was a college student and it was my 4th year (about to graduate). I studied in a university with dormitory (boarding school/college). Every Wednesday afternoon we had ‘Chapel Time’ and it was an obligatory program that we should attend because there will be a consequence we got if we do not attend.

To start the program we usually stand up together and sing ‘Indonesia Raya’. From thousands of students I was chosen on that day (I got the schedule, to be precisely) to lead or conduct the song (as a conductor). I have refused this task but my friend who works in the office/made the schedule said NO. I told her, please give me other task but not as a conductor, I was too nervous. I have no idea about conducting a song but she said it is so easy that everyone can do it. So we practiced in our room together for few days before the D day. I am confident to be a preacher during week of prayer in our campus, or as a speaker or whatever who deliver a speech but not this one please. But then my friends said ” you will never know until you try Jo!”… OMG I want to dieeee…in addition, she said “There is always be the first time for everything, Jo! C’mon you can do it! *pites Debby 100x* ๐Ÿ˜‚


My beautiful campus


The chapel building


The chapel building from outside

Ok this is it. The D day!

The MC, the person for the opening prayer (you know who got the schedule for opening prayer? My (ex) boyfriend) I have no idea why my friend put us together in one schedule…errrr…then, you know who is the speaker on that day…its our beloved rector. OMG !!!! Butterflies in my tummy. So, we were all on a stage and I should lead the Indonesia Raya’s song.

“Mari kita sama-sama berdiri menyanyikan lagu kebangsaan kita, Indonesia Raya” >> That’s what I said. Then everybody stood up. For many people, maybe conducting Indonesia Raya’s song is so much easy but not for me who has no sense in Music. So we sang together with someone near the stage playing the piano.

Indonesia tanah airku…tanah tumpah darahku ..and so on…

Then we came to the reffrain or last part:


Then I confidently end the song and giving sign to end the song and I move backward to the participants’seat. But then I was like? Heyyyy? Hello? I think there was something wrong? Hmm no…It ended already…everything went well Jo? But wait? No? What is this? Why everybody was staring at me while the piano and the people in that chapel building still singing ” “INDONESIA RAYA..MERDEKA MERDEKA TANAHKU NEGERI YANG KUCINTA. INDONESIA RAYA MERDEKA MERDEKA, HIDUPLAH INDONESIA RAYA..” they sang without me conducted the song but I can hear some of them were laughing and mumbling and that’s the time I realized that I DID A HUGE MISTAKE…ok Repeat! I DID A HUGE MISTAKE. I should not end the song, I should remember that the last part of Indonesia Raya song should be repeated 2 times! ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

I couldn’t concentrate anymore during the program. And to make it worse, I was in one stage with my boyfriend. CRAYYYY CRAYYY CRAYYYYY….๐Ÿ˜ญ I WANT TO DIEEEEEEEE

Right after the program I refused my boyfriend to accompany me to my dormitory, because we supposedly went to dinning room right away for having lunch but usually he dropped me first in front of my dormitory and wait for me there so I could get our spoon for eating in the dining room (couples were usually having breakfast or lunch and dinner together and the girls were the one who keep the spoon and fork..because the dining room did not supply spoon and fork).

“Kamu makan aja ama teman-teman kamu ya…mungkin sampai 3 hari kedepan..sampai orang-orang lupa kalau aku pernah mimpin lagu Indonesia raya yang salah”

He actually said “Kamu santai aja hon (pretttt..Hon..hon ya bok haha) cuek ajalah..mereka ga bakal ledekin kamu kok”

I really cannot face thousands of people…because they were laughing and made jokes about me. I did not go to dining either so my friend just packed my lunch in lunchbox. So, at 3 p.m I had a class with other faculty and when I entered the room, one of them said “Jo, ingetlah yaa lagu Indonesia raya itu 2x jo…pengen buru2 aja nih si jojo…” ERRRRRR!!! I hateeeee it..and I told him “Makasih ya bang…duhhh nambahin gue malu ajaa sih..puas bang?” Huaaaaa I cried again and I went out from the classroom I bang the door and I cried again in my room. I did not join the class and I NEVER CAME TO THE DINING ROOM FOR 3 DAYS…hahahahahahaha…yesss that was my embarrassing moment in my life. So everytime I hear Indonesia raya song…I will remember that embarrassing moment again..but this time not with anger anymore but I always laughing out loud.. It was so hilarious how I take that incident so seriously…I should have relaxed and being ignorant…just ignored those people. Hahahaa but without that embarrasing moment then life is not colorful rite? But please at this age I should not have that kind of embarrasing moment anymore ๐Ÿ˜‚

Ok, thats it for today’s writing challenge. Wowwww its 5 days to go.

Cheers to everyone,


Joeyz- the worst conductor ever ๐Ÿ˜ง๐Ÿ˜ด


1) Giving Birth To Duo G was one of my best day in my life. The smell of the newborn baby, the touch of their skin…so warm, so magical. Nothing can beat the the feeling I got on that day….I was in tears when I held kakak G on my arm. God is so great.


2) When I finally finished the Thesis defense on 2011 I felt like I have thrown away the burden on my shoulder. It is through sweat and tears I can finally completed the biggest task that I have ever had. One best moment in my life. Thank you God.

3)Samosir Trip with uppa on November 2014 was one best moment that I won’t forget. We look like a honeymoon couple at that time hahaha but yes it was so fun. The weather was perfect and all the trip went well..thank you uppa for that lovely trip. Looking forward for another trip with you.๐Ÿ˜˜



DAY 8: Write The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Yourself

It is not easy to say what is good, bad or ugly side of yourself. That is why, when I read this topic, I remember 8 years a go I joined some kind of challenge or game in Facebook. It is called ‘How well do you know me’. So, instead of thinking too hard telling what is good, bad and ugly side of me, I will let you read the answers from my friends about myself. Let’s check it out. (I copied this from my notes in FB 8 years a go)
Here is the question:


1) where you and I met?
2)How long have you known me?
3)The last time we saw each other?
4) Your first impression of me upon meeting/seeing me?
5)Am I funny?
6)What’s my favorite music?
7) Would you call me preppy, average, sporty, punk, hippie, glam, nerdy, snobby or something else?(what)?
8)Have you ever hugged me?
9)If there was one foof nickname for me, what would it be?
10)If you and I are stranded in an island, what would you bring?
11) Where so you think I will be in 25 years?
12)Will you repost this? so I can fill this out for you


From my Best friend since high school. Geng tukang jual obat is the way all boys in our school called us because we are too loud and noisy


Hahaha..Galak and Funny.


Nice and resek





Perut flat, lucu n berbulu..๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚


Galak, konyol๐Ÿ˜‚


Cuman ini yang bilang ramah…๐Ÿ˜‚


From my gank srimulat

So, according to the answers from my friends above….what would be three words that can describe myself? The ugly bad and the good one?




LOL…yes it’s a default setting that my face is so jutek..but how about galak? I think that maybe true…I am galak OMG!!

Am I funny? Well what do you think?

Anyway, you may write your comment about what is your opinion upon reading my journals in this blog (because we have never met before). Esp those who have read this blog for quiet sometimes or may be if we ever met before.

Ps: I hope after knowing me so ‘galak’, you won’t unfollow me.. Hahahahaha I am galak only if I am Hungry…so no worries…I won’t bite you..LoL…
Other than that, I am so soft and kind like princess keraton ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Joeyz the galak jutek funny


DAY 7: Book Recommendation

Honestly I haven’t started reading any books since 2017….gosh! And I only read 2 books last year : Intelegensi Embun Pagi and Architecture Of Love. Intelegensi Embun Pagi was one book that I have been waiting so impatiently. While, reading Architecture Of Love was because a bit dissapointment with Critical Eleven, a previous book from the same author. So I thought AoL would be different from CE. CE was the book that I read because of my curiosity about how “IN” (the writer) will develop her story. I read CE from a short story (kumpulan cerpen “Autumn Once More) and I think that was a good short story. However, when so many people saying the book was so amazingly good, vice versa I was a bit dissapointed. I can’t find what’s the conflict in it, whats the point? But the short story version is so much much better. Again, the style of her writing is still the same with the perfect chatacters: good looking guy, very rich and very pretty and rich woman and they live in a big city with urban life style>> and I get bored with this kind of metropop style. There is nothing wrong with very good looking guy and pretty woman and about luxury life style but I don’t know why but mentioning the famous brands in almost every page of the book is a bit annoying for me…sorry mba IN and sorry for her fans. I’d rather re-read all AliaZalea’s books (so cheesey but so damn good Hahaha). I don’t know if I will watch the movie version of CE (it will realease this year). The update about the movie on her Socmed is too much already and it kills my curiosity, again so sorry for the fans but I just can’t help it anymore. However, I am waiting for her next writing, hopefully she will go out from her comfort zone and write different kinds of book. The only book that I like from her is “Antologi Rasa”, I can see the clear conflict and good ending.

On 2015 I was able to read few books. Maybe around 7 books (Mocking Jay, Let it Snow, Eleanor and Park, Negeri Para Bedebah, Negeri Di Ujung Tanduk, Love And Bites, Allegiant ) Among them all, I was so facsinated with a book from Tere Liye “Negeri Para Bedebah”. I don’t know that reading this kind of political story would be this interesting. I thank Dani for recommending this book to me. It was a very good book. It gave us a picture of how dirty the politic is, and how greedy they are. I know there are so many parts that for me it was too good to be true but overall I love how Tere Liye telling the story, so intense and You cannot stop reading it.

However, if there is a book that I should reccomend you to read, it would be “PARTIKEL”, one of Supernova series by Dee Lestari. Why I choose Partikel? Why not ‘GELOMBANG?” Hehe I think Partikel is still my most fav book among all of Dee Lestari’s book. First, it was the first book I read from all her writings and it triggered me to read the whole series of Supernova. I never know that reading supernova would be this fun and made us relate to ourselves.

Partikel is such a complete story, it teaches us so many lessons about finding our true self, about life, about our relationship towards others and about chasing our dream. Here is a glimpse of my review about Partikel in my blog few years a go:

Dan dalam waktu 3 hari saya selesaikan dengan emosi yang campur baurโ€ฆbahagia liat Zarah yang sukses sebagai wildlife photographer. tangis haru melihat hubungan Zarah dengan ibu, adik dan abah uminya, amarah terhadap Kozo sahabatnya yang berkhianat karena berhubangan ama kekasihnya yang bernama Storm dan penasaran dimana ayahnya Zarah si Firas ituโ€ฆ pokoknya aku tenggelam dalam karakter Zarah!

crazy!!! sheโ€™s a genius! I mean Dee is Super GENIUS!!!

saya sih ga terlalu tertarik dengan fungi dan ilmu2 biologi yang ada disitu apalagi ufo dan alien2. Tapi tentang orang utanโ€ฆsaya ampe nangis bagian dia mau pisah dengan Sarah anak orang utan yang 3 tahun diasuh Zarahโ€ฆ.

Writing today’s challenge has made me realized that I should go back to my reading activities. I should stop or break for awhile from Kdrama (yes I know Kdrama is the main reason why I have no time to read books nowadays..duh my guilty pleasure๐Ÿ˜ง). 2014 was my best year with books. A year where I can read 23 books. Wowwwww that was a big number for me since I am a mother of two and I work full time too.


My dusty bookshelf…Books I have read

Anyway, Sondang our favorite mamak who lives in Birmingham now just sent me 2 books few weeks a go. One is for me: Sophie Kinsella and the other one is ‘Pippi The Long Stocking’ for duo G. Thank you mamak Get123 for the package all the way from Birmingham. This should be a good reminder for me to read books again. I will try to read more and more books. Ok, I will read the Sophie Kinsella within this week (FYI, I have one week holiday..yeayyyy!!!!) Thank you Sondang!!! I love you so much deh. You know what? While Sondang was giving a trigger for me to read books, I trigger her to watch Kdrama. Hahahaha no I never ask her to watch Kdrama (but maybe I spread the ‘poison’ already by writing Kdrama all the time in this blog..lol๐Ÿ˜‚) She was texting me yesterday that she has started watching Reply 1988…Lol..I was so surprised that even she did not comment on my writing about Kdrama thing, but she finally kepo to watch it Hahaha. But I am pretty sure…Emmmm No, I am VERY SURE that she’s gonna love it. I was so impressed that she can patiently watch it only 30 minutes per night. Hahahaha it means she will spend 3 to 4 nights to finish 1 episode because 1 episode equals to 1 hour 45 minutes. Lol… Happy watching Sondang, after Reply 1988 I hope she will not try another Kdrama Hahahahaha..but I honestly can’t wait to read her comments when she finish this series..LOL ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

So, I can’t wait to get that feeling again, a feeling of falling in love to the characters in books. A feeling of love to Zarah in Partikel, to Eleanor and Park in ‘Eleanor and Park’, to Thomas in ‘Negeri Para Bedebah’ and many more characters in good books. I will try my best to spend time reading books again. That kind of feeling..oh I miss it so much.

*OMG this is kinda long post for 15 days writing challenge* ๐Ÿ˜ƒ sorry but I can’t help it…when talking about books.

See ya on writing challenge Day 8..yes is half way, baby!!!!

Joeyz- the book addict (tapi boong ๐Ÿ˜‰)