Archive for the ‘My Reflections’ Category

Success

The thing I like about jogging around the perimeter of the neighborhood playground is that I can abort the jog anytime I want. If I so decide, I would only be at most 250 meters from the starting point. The perimeter distance is 500 meters. I normally do 8 laps around the playground in 32 […]

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The engine

My bike, in scattered pieces on the bike shop floor, one month after it quit on me. But I am not about to quit on it. I have given a go ahead to Elsie, the shop’s owner, to proceed ordering the required replacement parts from Japan. InsyaAllah (God willing) the workhorse would be back on […]

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Adapting to change

It was today last month that my long-established daily routine came to a sudden halt. I was riding the Virago from work. While sailing down the flyover at Subang Jaya’s SS15 neighborhood about 5 km from home, the bike’s engine went dead. Pressing the start button did not elicit any turning of the starter motor. […]

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Constant Change

It’s an ever changing world. Change surrounds us. Regardless of how we handle it, change continues unabated. As with many other things in life, we can choose the way we face change. We can choose to accept it, and adjust our life to accommodate it. Or we can choose (sometimes stubbornly) to resist change or […]

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44 days in hospital

It was today, 22nd August, back 8 years ago in 2001. It was a sunny Wednesday morning. At 08:20 I was on the motorcycle lane of the Federal Highway going towards Kuala Lumpur, passing through Asia Jaya, a Petaling Jaya neighborhood, and cruising at 80 km/h. Only 10 minutes to go before I was to […]

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Hasta la Vista

It was back in 1977. The Sultan of Terengganu was Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah, the grandfather of the current (year 2009) Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Sultan Mizan. The Agong was Sultan Yahya Petra of Kelantan. The Prime Minister of Malaysia was Tun Hussein Onn. The movie Star Wars opened in cinemas and subsequently became the […]

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Test

Test

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