where life takes you

September 27, 2010 • 23 comments • 1501 views

I love going to construction sites because that’s where the theory becomes reality. You feel and touch the real thing, and it’s not something you can learn from the books. I have always been a big believer of practical experience more than theory.

That’s why I sleep during classes but pay utmost attention to labs. That’s why I’m bad at paperwork stuff, because I can’t sit still for very long. I need to go out and do something. That’s why my sister and I complement each other at work; because we’re total opposites when it comes to choosing office departments!

I was in Johor and visited a construction site that uses our IBS system. It was a spontaneous visit so I wasn’t prepared in my heels and all. We had to drop by somewhere to get the girls some proper covered shoes suitable for the construction site.

Erm, this was the best we could find…

Didn’t even bother taking off the tag! I wore them as they were from the shop! Hehe.

Some people made fun of me… Pfftt they don’t know fashion.

Mud stains here and there.

I’m the type of girl who used to go home to change when I spilled evenย a bit of curry mee on my school shirt! High school PD is probably wondering where adult PD went wrong. Haha.

For someone who grew up playing Barbie dolls and Polly Pockets, I never thought my line of work would be construction and property development. I always thought I would grow up and play with fabric and fashion trends, but now I’m playing with bricks and sand! And I love it! I might not be as experienced or as knowledgeable as some people are, but coming from a girly girl who knows nothing about engineering, I don’t think I’m doing too bad.

It’s really interesting how life takes you where you are at this current moment. We all have different paths that God chose for us. Some are planned by us while some just take us by surprise.

Wherever we are, we should always learn to love it, make the most of it and always be grateful.