Deleting My Inbox

In this long time vacation, I have so much spare time, or maybe too much. Sometimes I’m just lying on my bed playing games on my 6120c and checking images or videos within. I realized that my mobile phone ran slower than usual and sometimes it’s just frozen. The cause of this problem was there was too many messages on my inbox. So the best solution was to delete some of them.

I started to scan for “deletion” candidates from the oldest one. The oldest one was a good night message from Astrid (7/4/2009) and some math solution from Adi (about exponent or something). That means I’ve done deletion not so long ago.

Each one of those messages brings back memories.

-When I was invited to Michelle’s sweet 17 party at Tamani Cafe (I got it from Alex, ’cause Michelle lost my number) which then led to my first meeting with some IPK Pluit girls who after some time turned into good friends with me. A funny kind of introductory meeting we had back then. I and my male friends gathered in a same table, then we make a courage game: each one of us chose a lady on the next table and try to know her name. Yeah, young blood.

-Some birthday messages for me. They kept me awake at dawn, not only because they were loud and noisy, but they also made me deadly curious whether more messages is coming.

-many messages from my Goethe friends, some messages from VC, my CNN friend, and there’s many-many more

But in spite of all the good memories they gave (and give, when I read it again), my mobile phone memory is limited. There are messages I still have to erase to make sure I can receive more messages in the future. Some important and meaningful messages will stay, but many valuable messages would have to be dumped.

Funny, I see it resembles life in a way. We have friends, a lot of them, but we have to “dump” (I think there’s another softer word for it. Help me here!) some old ones to make way for the new ones, though of course we will keep our best friends.

We don’t have unlimited room in our life. That’s why we have to make selections, which one we must hold on and which one we must let go.

Sad but inevitable.


Mars BPK Penabur

Jadi, setelah pelantikan mahasiswa baru UI di Balairung, setelah semua orang menyanyikan Genderang UI, saya masih belum puas bernyanyi. Nah, tapi nyanyi apa ya? Karena masih dalam suasana lagu mars yang seperti lagu perang, ya satu-satunya lagu mars yang saya ingat-ingat sedikit pasti Mars BPK Penabur yang dulu waktu wisuda SMA harus dihapalkan. Begini lirik lagu yang saya nyanyikan:

Mari satukan langkahmu, lengan baju singsingkan!

Dalam karya trus berpacu, menuju masa depan!

(sampai sini lupa apa lagi lanjutannya, trus si Jeremiah Purba yang duduk sebelah saya secara refleks melanjutkan)

Membentuk manusia baru, segambar Pencipta-nya

(Kemudian saya ingat lagi dan kami melanjutkan lagunya bersama)

Pendidikan agar maju, mencerdaskan umat-Nya

[CLIMAX!!! Harus dinyanyikan dengan keras dan kuat]

Marilah taburkan, kasih rahmat Tuhan

Hasil karyamu tingkatkaaaan!

Marilah amalkan yang Tuhan sabdakan

untuk misi pembangunaaan

Sepanjang perjalanan keluar Balairung lagu itu terus dikumandangkan, bahkan seorang teman dari SMAK 7 juga ikut serta. Teman saya yang dari sekolah lain terkagum-kagum mendengar lagu itu (hiperbola).

Bangga juga loh mengetahui tidak semua sekolah memiliki mars sendiri.

Untuk lirik beserta tangga nada, dan contoh lagu, bisa klik di sini: link

On Air

In this long long holidays, I must admit I’ve done nothing but slacking around at home. I’m being unproductive, in fact I’m probably counter-productive. I’ve been wasting my time watching movies, playing Super Nintendo games (I use emulator), and chatting. My intelligence probably de-gradating more and more since I no longer doing something productive. I’ve planned to write some articles and stitch some felt figures, but none of them continued as planned.

So, why don’t I tell you a bit about a Korean drama I’ve been watching like crazy this month?

ON AIR , that’s the title of the movie.

The movie tells a story behind the making of Korean drama. It revolves around a famous drama scriptwriter, a super famous actress, a bankrupt actor manager, and an amateur director. You will see how they¬† argue and even fight over dissent in the making of the drama, break-loose relationship, and some past in their life. But more than that, many things that people don’t know about Korean drama world will be exposed.

Beside the great storyline, the cast is also the thing that makes me really love it. Oh, and don’t forget the cameos!

Lee Beom Soo who plays as a bankrupt actor manager is really charismatic and manly. Although I know him from many comedy he has played before, he proved that he can play well this manager who has been betrayed many times but yet still believe in his actress.

Kim Ha Neul, Oooh, Kim Ha Neul!!! Oh Seung Ah, the actress she plays as, is probably my favourite heroine this year! She’s very beautiful but so arrogant. Just like thorny rose, beautiful but thorny. And her words are harsh among her fans and acquaintances. But we will see eventually that all of her arrogance is just a mask to cover her inner side. I love Oh Seung Ah!

You should watch it! You should watch it!!!