The company has only two staff in the office - the secretary-cum-purchasing officer-cum-account's clerk-cum-office assistant-cum-jack of all trade. She does everything that needs to be done at the office except quantity surveying works which is performed by a handsome man (around 30+). Of course there was another man - an elderly man - who is the boss, sitting in a room. I was taken to the room and introduced to that man. His name is Mr. Chew and everyone called him Uncle Chew. At the interview he asked me if I had high-rise building construction experience. I told him NO but I assure him that I have the ability to learn quickly and I am confident to perform to his expectation. To my surprise ... he gave me the job with a pay of RM3,000.00 nett; which means I had to pay for my own lodging, car and fuel. I needed a job desperately and I had to accept it.
So, that was how life began ... a new beginning, a new struggle, a new job, a demotion (as I was GM yesterday then), and a new life.
The first thing when I got down from my car, is to take my hand phone and take a few shots - so delighting to come back here and see my project.
My family members were with me.
They had to hear my old story ... I had to tell them ...
The building still looks good and sound.
The management must have done a good job of upkeeping and maintaining it well.
I'm so proud of this job that Uncle Chew entrusted to me!
Anyway, coming back to the visit to Thean Hou. Actually I had to be at Thean Hou, not because I had to pray. Today is my son's day of appointment; he and Karen was to be legally bonded - we are there to witness their marriage registration.
they took their oath ...
They both swore - I DO!!!
Karen's mother, brother and sister attended.
Me, my wife, my eldest son and daughter-in-law attended.
Henry's friends were with us too.
We all celebrate! It was a great day!