The Ride Home

 Pop the kickstarter out and give it a good go, the machine and my knee are both screaming ‘sakeeet!’ All the stares manifest like I’m putting on a show, sweaty back, hot sun, and now some pain in my feet.  Impatiently I wait as she warms up her pipes. Onlookers look on, judge and jury…

Laughter: The universal language

Indonesian people most certainly know how to have a good time. The line that separates serious business and ridiculous tomfoolery is thin. I’ve come to realize that spontaneous singing, dancing, and laughing are commonplace in any Indonesian social setting. So, when I heard that my high school was taking two days off to celebrate SMA…