Holaa,, after 2 years I didn’t update this blog, today I found several things I want to record here. I started today with a stint of pain on my knees. This was the after-effect of my first 10K marathon run with 2 college friends. Here is a snapshot of my small triumph last Saturday night:
Forget about the IronMan pose in the middle. It was just a headlamp that luckily fitted my chest (which means I need to build more muscle here ). Anyway,, today I had a full day sharing of joy of marketing team. I’m not part of marketing team, but I’m invited anyway. Despite the pain, I really enjoyed the activity today at a restaurant inside Ancol. And during this activity I found 2 women that mesmerized me. We departed by bus from head office at 8.00 a.m and I happened to sit right beside this woman. Well actually she happened to sit next to me because I sat there first. We sat together at the back of the bus. And she introduced herself to me. I hadn’t met her though, until today. I’ve heard about her that she moved to her current role to replace a senior employee who moved to other office. This woman caught my attention in a way that has never been shown by other introduction of other women I’ve ever met. She asked me first about my current role. And then she asked me where did I graduate from (which, I believe, is a common question in my office). Moreover, she delved more into further details such as where I spent my high school, where I live, and even my primary school. It’s not that I don’t like her questions. I didn’t find it annoying either. No, not at all. But I was just astonished that this woman asked me that details in our first encounter. In fact I’m quite happy, knowing that someone want to know you more. I enjoyed the conversation with her. It was sincere and very natural. Hope we can chat again next time.
The other woman that amazed me today is my marketing peer. During the sharing of joy activity my marketing peers performed to be a girl band. And one of them really really has an outstanding voice. Jaw-dropping. Too bad our team didn’t win the tournament, but we were selected as the most favorite though😀. I believe she could make her fortune by joining a singing contest.
That’s all for the women. Now about the busway. Yeah, today evening Jakarta was filled with huge rain. I got trapped in my office during the heavy rain so that I ordered foods to be delivered to my desk. When I decided to go home using busway the traffic was so horrible. Especially at Roxy where there was a deadlock at the intersection (It’s been several times happen every time I go through here). It took 5 times of green-yellow-red cycle and no vehicle movement at all during about 15 minutes. This aggravated my pain on my knees because of course I stood inside the bus. Oh Jakarta, when will your mind-boggling traffic jam issue be solved? That’s why I hope one day I could move to more peaceful city where traffic jam is a not at its dictionary. Amen.