Destiny

Yesterday is the day when I learned the meaning of destiny.

It was a nice morning when I was supposed to go early to the faculty building. I had a comprehensive exam schedule at 10.30 AM, so I should leave no later than 9.30 AM. Instead of leaving my rented room at 8 AM or 9 AM, I managed to be ready on few minutes past 9.30 AM. My sister who left earlier asked me to put her clothes in the laundry before I went to uni. But, the laundry place was closed. I called the owner from outside but no answer. I decided to bring back the two bags of clothes to my room and walked fast to take a shared taxi.

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Idul Fitri 1434 H

Tanggal 2 Mei 2022 tahun ini bertepatan dengan 1 Syawal 1434 H, yang diperingati umat muslim seluruh dunia sebagai hari raya Idul Fitri. Banyak perbedaan di tahun ini, antara lain kebijakan pemerintah yang memperbolehkan mudik, sehingga para perantau yang selama dua tahun belakangan menahan keinginan untuk pulang kampung kini mendapat kesempatan baik untuk bersilaturrahmi dengan keluarga.

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Jakarta 2022

Last month, I was assigned to participate in a workshop held in Jakarta. The news came to me via chat, and I need to attend the workshop not only once, but twice at 1-week intervals only. To be honest, the last time I visited Jakarta was in 2016, and I never traveled by airplane since 2019. These records make me super anxious, not to mention that the Omicron cases had been spread in Jakarta. Yet, the task was the task, and I was relieved that I did not need to travel alone.

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