It's not Just a House, It's a Home

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Lately I feel  Jakarta's traffic jam is getting crazier each day. Those horrible traffic jams happen all the time. It drives me crazy sometimes. I notice that the traffic is almost always crowded at any hour. No more peak hour or something. The roads just can't take it anymore. It's too overloaded. 

One thing that I am grateful about my profession now is I can come and go based on my teaching schedule and moreover I have the liberty to propose my own teaching schedule. But still I can feel it that the traffic is not tolerable anymore compared to several years ago.

Sometimes it crosses my mind to just leave this 'crazy' city and move elsewhere but usually another voice somewhere said that Jakarta is not only a house, it's a home...

Just like this quote said:

This is home. banyak yang ditawarkan oleh Jakarta. Memang macet, tapi ujung hari-harinya adalah rumah. Banyak membangun memori di sini. Keluarga di sini. Akarnya di sini.

--Shannon Masrin, Director of PT Lautan Luas Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and also owner of Crystal Jade Restaurant as said in Kompas Sunday edition, October 20, 2013    

2 comments:

ferina October 28, 2013 at 3:06 PM  

bener banget, mbak... bahkan weekend pun juga suka macet. sampe rumah, yang ada udah ngantuk dan cape'

riana October 30, 2013 at 7:12 AM  

iya fer, urusan macet ini bener2 bikin frustasi, tabah yaaaa...*saling puk-puk* :))