To having too much fun over the weekend…
Despite not being able to make it on Friday night as I was working on Saturday morning, I made it to the highly-anticipated YCU Family Day cum Reunion. (YCU – Young Catholic Undergraduates) I admit, I was more than a little anxious at joining. I was afraid that no one remembered me.
Imagine…3 years has passed (and for some even more than that!) since I last saw those from my batch…and the seniors, well…I think I last saw them about 4-6 years ago! Plus, I wasn’t exactly one of the “big guns” back in the day as I only joined in my final year so the chances of them remembering me were next to none.
But I went anyways and I did not regret it. In fact, I can’t ever imagine how much I would have hated myself and regretted it my whole life if I didn’t go!
The moment I arrived, Young approached me and greeted me at the car door (I almost didn’t recognize him, he looked different – in a very good way – then I last remembered) and then Fabian gave me a warm embrace that almost moved me to tears immediately. The last time I saw him was when our cars were side by side at the traffic light some 3 years ago…
And then other farmiliar faces turned up and regardless whether they immediately remembered me or needed me to jog their memories a bit, I didn’t mind much because those who have been close enough to me back in the day remembered me immediately. And some I was guilty of not remembering remembered me – that was just flattering. Plus, a few said I’ve lost weight since long2 ago…That’s just awesome! 🙂 And I also got to really get to know my seniors whom I never really got to know years ago…I got a second chance at making that first impression…
In short, it was just sweet sweet memories that weekend…and we also got to make new friends with those that NOW make up the “U” in YCU (whereas we are the ex-YCUs)…
I won’t type much cos what I felt over that brief weekend was just too overwhelming to put into words…so I’ll just post some of the pics I have. Not a lot cos I didn’t bring any camera. (I’m waiting for sources to get the rest of the pics.)
So here’s the pics that I do have:
So yes, I plead guilty to having too much fun over the weekend.
And I am hereby sentenced to a stroke of cough and flu.
But you know what? It was totally worth it! 🙂
P/S: My hiatus has been postponed till end of this month.
Gosh I haven’t posted something meaningful in a while…*racks brain*
So let’s just skip the pleasantries and the reasons-why-I haven’t-posted-and-I’m-sorry thingy and get the ball rolling shall we?
One, the issue about a certain student singing a certain song – I donwannatalk about it. It was, IMHO, something not-so-wise that he did, the more he tries to defend himself the deeper he’s digging his own grave (figuratively speaking okay!) and now I just want this whole thing to blow over without a dark piece of our history repeating itself – which is frankly my main concern right now. *let us pray*
Two, it’s exactly two weeks to Merdeka! hey hey! And then it’s September – which will mean I will be in my 6mths as a modern slave! -zewt’s fav word. And after my 6mth’s mark I MIGHT, JUST might…make a step to attempt to climb the bad-ass corporate ladder. Did I type ass? Yes I did. So…*let us pray*
Three, also related to my career…should I stay longer in the corporate world or try for the public sector? I mean, I just started working…and I have this idea of job-hopping around and getting a taste of different2 lines of work (have a go at the big4 perhaps, maybe try doing tax instead of audit, and maybe trying banking, etc etc etc)…If I get in (to public service) now, I’d be stuck doing the same job forever! That’s bound to be boring! But then the perks – You know, I know lah. If I wait, I might lose the opportunity! What do you guys think? Private or Public? Hmmm…
Four, I am, I guess, on a spiritual quest to find my creator. Sounds so punk-rock-music-ey eh? Hehehe…Anyways, I have always been active in my circle of bro and sis-in-christ since my Uni days so being here away from them, I feel something’s missing…Contrary to popular belief, just going to church on Sundays (or Saturday evening) ain’t enough. Not for me. Thus, the search is on. In fact, I am on my way to being apart of the Empowered Ministry at church. I clarify, I am NOT holy, that’s why I need HIM…and it’s not about being rajin or not. It’s just something I need to do.
Five, I mentioned it before that I was gonna take up language…and I still haven’t. I want to – just haven’t found the chance to yet. Maybe I’ll just make it my resolution for next year? Procastinate much?…LOL.
So yea, I’m done for now. Hope these updates are sufficient to make up for my long in-between posts. 🙂
P/S – If you’re in UMS, *nudge*Amoi*nudge*Nono…please order your convocation flowers here.
I don’t have anything to blog about actually…but for Arch’s sake (he’s been sms-ing me “No one’s posting! I got nothing to read!”) I think I can write something up. LOL.
Where to start?
Well, it’s been about a week since my last post…and quite a lot has happened since…
Firstly, I believe apologies are in order…SO SO SORRY dear readers…I wasn’t online for the whole while cos my bro’s phone’s GPRS wasn’t working…that was only fixed around yesterday, maybe, I forgot. Hehe. Also, I’ve been rather swamped at work and not really getting enough rest after last weekend’s outing(s)…what with bing! and then painting the town red with May and Arch on Sunday…we even got to meet Lola! That was cool…an exhausting day, but cool. =) Another blogger has a face. LOL. [Maybe I’ll blog about it another time…]
Secondly, Wednesday, at work…around 3pm, my colleagues were like “Hurry up! Hurry up! C’mon! Conference room! Now! Now! Now!” and kept urging everyone else and me especially…I thought, what the?!…ANOTHER meeting kah? Why the sense of urgency?…like spot-check liddat…so I took a pen and paper and went down the aisle towards the conference room. “Put away that pen and paper,” the other newbie told me. “It’s not a meeting!”
I looked around and yup, I was the only one who brought stationery. *Rolls eyes* So I hid the pen and paper and proceeded with caution…and THEN, I saw FOOD in the Conference room (something that I never quite imagined), and my colleagues were asking, “Who’s Margret huh? Oh YOU ah…there, there…go to the center!” Before I knew it, me and one other colleague were blowing out the candle from the big chocolate cake – Secret Recipe some more!
Haha…I wanted a surprise for my birthday and this one I absolutely didn’t see coming…apparently, the firm has a monthly birthday makan2 for the staff who celebrate their birthday in that month. I guess it’s just coincidence that no one had their birthday last month when I joined the firm, otherwise, it wouldn’t have been a surprise to me. Hehe.
And it’s quite ironic to think that that be-earlied birthday (my birthday is Saturday aka tomorrow) could’ve been my only birthday…that Wednesday night, on the way to my first praise meet at St Jo, my brother and I almost got into a near-crash…with ME behind the wheel…*shivers*…It was the 1st time I actually drove in a long time…ever…heh. I guess I wanted to prove so much to everyone that I could drive, I was a lil bit overconfident behind the wheel and a lil bit too fast and the traffic light was red (STOP. ON. RED.) and since I was going fast, I couldn’t brake in time and at that particular instance, I could already “see” in my mind’s eye that we were gonna crash (like that time I knew I was gonna crash the bicycle milliseconds before I did.) Luckily this time, my bro was with me and we very NEARLY crashed into the car in front if he was not quick enough to pull the handbrakes…Thank GOD…otherwise, it would’ve been a lot worse than my bicycle self-accident…
Surprisingly, my bro didn’t snatch the car keys away from me…and I still drove all the way to St Jo without any other “mishap” (except the engine died twice – which was trivial considering what almost happened earlier)…and for my bro to put his trust in me like that…I was lost for words. Thanks bro! I needed that…to be able to drive all the way and not give up…I promise I’ll drive slower from now on. =)
So yes, I arrived “safely” at St Jo afterall…but with the near-crash so fresh in my head, I walked into the room “on the verge of a breakdown” (according to Oink who saw me when I arrived) and during the P&W I couldn’t help but shed tears of thanks and disbelief that I was standing there at the praise meet…it’s when things like this happen that we realize how things can just happen and that life is so fragile…other than that, praise meet was just fine. ;p Oink and his other half sent me back home afterwards.
And then…yesterday night, we went to one of the Perodua showrooms to see for ourselves the new Perodua Baby Myvi! (It’s really called ViVa)…but the name I call it describes it as it is – a smaller version of Myvi….nice!
Everyone couldn’t keep their hands to themselves that night…
This picture taken from the side…
“Nah…for your birthday!” and my bro gave me the keys.
That’s MY hand on the steering wheel…the other one was holding the camera-phone and taking the pictures. LOL.
Driving away in MY own Baby Myvi aka ViVa…
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!
Maybe if we were from a well-endowed family then would I ever get a CAR as a birthday present!
But then, if we were well-endowed, would I still fancy compacts?
Maybe not….sports’ cars are MY kinda ride.
Wow…starting with “I don’t have anything to blog about actually…” turns out that I did. LOL. And then tomorrow is almost here…I’m afraid to think what surprises May’s got in store for me. She said only one word: “Illegal”.
This I got forwarded to me in Friendster…
It’s the perfect resume don’t ya think? =)
THE RESUME OF JESUS CHRIST
> Address: Ephesians 1:20
> Phone: Romans 10:13
> Website: The Bible.
> Keywords: Christ, Lord, Savior and Jesus
> Hello. My name is Jesus-The Christ. Many call me Lord! I’ve sent you my
> resume because I’m seeking the top management position in your heart.
> Please consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume.
> I founded the earth and established the heavens, (See Proverbs 3:19) I
> formed man from the dust of the ground, (See Genesis 2:7) I breathed into
> man the breath of life, (See Genesis 2:7) I redeemed man from the curse of
> the law, (See Galatians 3:13) The blessings of the Abrahamic Covenant comes
> upon your life through me,(See Galatians 3:14)
> Occupational Background
> I’ve only had one employer, (See Luke2:49).
> I’ve never been tardy, absent, disobedient, slothful or disrespectful.
> employer has nothing but rave reviews for me, (See Matthew3:15-17)
> Skills Work Experiences
> Some of my skills and work experiences include: empowering the poor to be
> poor no more, healing the brokenhearted, setting the captives free, healing
> the sick, restoring sight to the blind and setting at liberty them that are
> bruised, (See Luke 4:18).
> I am a Wonderful Counselor, (See Isaiah 9:6).
> People who listen to me shall dwell safely and shall not fear evil, (See
> Proverbs 1:33).
> Most importantly, I have the authority, ability and power to cleanse you of
> your sins, (See I John1:7-9)
> Educational Background
> I encompass the entire breadth and length of knowledge, wisdom and
> understanding, (See Proverbs 2:6).
> In me are hid all of the treasures of wisdom and knowledge, (See Colossians
> My Word is so powerful; it has been described as being a lamp unto your feet
> and a lamp unto your path, (See Psalms 119:105).
> I can even tell you all of the secrets of your heart, (See Psalms 44:21).
> Major Accomplishments
> I laid down my life so that you may live, (See II Corinthians 5:15); I was
> an active participant in the greatest Summit Meeting of all times, (See
> Genesis 1:26); I defeated the archenemy of God and mankind and made a show
> of them openly,(See Colossians 2:15); I’ve miraculously fed the poor, healed
> the sick and raised the dead There are many more major accomplishments, to
> many to mention here. You can read them on my website, which is located at:
makeURL(” www dot – the BIBLE.”,”eHNsL21lc3NhZ2VzLnhzbA==”);www dot – the BIBLE.
> You don’t need an Internet connection or computer to access my website.
> Believers and followers worldwide will testify to my divine healings,
> salvation, deliverance, miracles, restoration and supernatural guidance
> In Summation
> Now that you’ve read my resume, I’m confident that I’m the only candidate
> uniquely qualified to fill this vital position in your heart. In summation,
> I will properly direct your paths, (See Proverbs 3:5-6), and lead you into
> everlasting life, (See John6:47).
> When can I start? Time is of the essence, (See Hebrews 3:15).
> God bless!!
He turned water into wine (Jn 2:9)
He was born of a virgin (Lk 1:34)
He overcame the law of gravity by ascending to heaven (Lk 24:51)
He multiplied and fed 5000 (Mt 14:19)
He’s the Beginning and the End (Rev 21:6)
The government shall be upon His shoulders (Isa 9:6)
No one comes to God the Father except through Him (Jn 14:6)
Just something I wanted to share…
Have a Blessed Easter y’all!