“Free” Items Lead to a Greater Issue

Two days ago, there was an ad in the mail for FREE pizza (any size, any topping). At first, it seemed like a good idea because pizza is delicious and it saves money. However, my dad pointed out something significant: There are many poor people in the world who don't even have enough to eat,... Continue Reading →

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Happy World Meteorological Day!

Yesterday was World Meteorological Day so I have another poem ready in honor of our wonderful atmosphere: You are the sky, sun and clouds, In cities you hover far above the crowds. Sometimes you pour down rain on us, Only to give us a surprise when we must take the bus. With El Nino and... Continue Reading →

Happy World Water Day!

A poem for all the tiny drops of water that make up our vast oceans, rivers, lakes, seas and ponds: People say you are life, But in a few decades, we will undergo a strife. The poor are deprived of you, While the fortunate are indifferent of you. Conservation is key to keep you alive,... Continue Reading →

Happy International Forest Day!

Here's a poem for all those trees providing us oxygen on this wonderful day and for many years...   Oh mighty trees, you sway left and right. Your branches sometimes fly like frisbees, but no problem, you grow them right back with sufficient light. With photosynthesis you suck in carbon and make oxygen and food,... Continue Reading →

Two sides to everything

There are good memories and there are some that are bad... There are good people and there are bad people... We must look at both ends of a situation, topic or argument to get a better general idea of what's going on... I believe doing harm to our planet is terrible, but we also have... Continue Reading →

A beautiful new song I found! :)

I may know a few languages, but not Indonesian (only some words but no grammar! :D). Anyway, just discovered this song recently and I don't know why, but it's simply amazing and Isyana Sarasvati's voice is incredible. It is time we come to appreciate music that is not in our native/fluent tongue - who knows,... Continue Reading →

Using QGIS for the first time!

QGIS is a free version of the more popular, ArcGIS. However, there is much to learn and I am just doing the tutorial. My file got corrupted for some reason so I started the "basic map" project again and here is what it looks like so far. The coloring and outlining is all done in... Continue Reading →

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