Bittersweet ’17

If I could choose one word to describe 2017 for me, here’s the first half -                  "Bitter" because I did not expect some parts of it to be so difficult. The kind of difficult that needed me to be resilient over and over again. The kind that made …

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Sayang

Sayang (sah-yang). In bahasa Indonesia, it's a term of endearment. Calling someone "sayang" is equivalent to calling them "dear", "darling, or "beloved". It can also mean "too bad", "what a waste", or "pity" when further translated from Indonesian or Tagalog (the language of the Philippines). I remember my dad would call us sayang. Or when I …

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