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jUwa: The Story behind my Name

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Hi, I have finally decided to write about this. About the story behind my name. Many people have been asking, even my professors did: Why do you sign as jUwa? Why not Siti? Why capital U? Etc. No hard feelings; I seriously take no offense for that, because, well, I know it’s not usual, and […]

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Sending a Postcard to Myself

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This might be just another narcissistic act of mine, sending a postcard to myself. Why would you send a postcard to yourself? Don’t you have somebody to send you a postcard? Sending a postcard to yourself looks so pathetic. Don’t you have anything else to do for yourself? Well, I have no idea about what […]

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Shoes off, please!

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The other day my studio apartment manager notified me that they were going to check the air conditioner in each unit. (Well, it’s summer; Tucson’s getting hotter). It’s kind of notifying the residents that if they weren’t home, they would enter the unit. Is it safe? Of course, it’s not as if they’re going to […]

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New Shoes (or Sandals?)

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I got new sandals! (Or shoes?) Not sure what people call them. But for me, it’s not really shoes, and not really sandals either, so maybe shoe-sandals? 🙈😅 Well, whatever, that’s not what I want to talk about. Hhe Well, actually I had not intended to buy such new shoe-sandals. Let us just say that […]

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Applying for a UK Visa: A Drama

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Yesterday I had to go to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) center for my UK Visa application. Unlike most of visa applications, I did not have to go to Los Angeles for taking my photo and fingeprints. I think that’s because UK embassy cooperates with USCIS as their Application Support Center (ASC) so that […]

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Lee Dong Wook: The Man of My Dream

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So, well, I know I’ve been talking about how much I love Lee Dong Wook (hence Wookie) but I haven’t posted about him properly here. Lee Dong Wook is a South Korean Actor. Actually I don’t think he’s that famous, though his fame rose as he played the Grim Reaper in Goblin, a Korean drama. […]

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Fame: It’s scary.

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When I was starting this blog, I told my friend that I was worried and scared that I’d be famous. He laughed. He thought I was joking and just being conceited. But I was serious, deadly serious. Let me tell you why. The reason I started this blog is because my friends have been noticing […]