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I got a job teaching English in Japan!  I leave in April.  My life rules again, finally.
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I really want to teach English for a year in South Korea or Japan, but it seems really hard.  It involves months of research, paperwork, money saving, and general strategizing.  I want to do it, but I also want to get on with my life rather than spending endless days working in a coffee shop that I already don't love just to save money.  I feel super stuck right now, and I'm really over Boulder.
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I really hope I get this job!
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My boyfriend of two years forgot my sister's name.  He has no idea what it is.  He came to me to confess this, saying he felt bad. 

My sister and I haven't talked in a couple of years.  We're basically estranged, and I never talk about her to anyone.  Still, I have mentioned her name to him a few times in our relationship.

How big of a deal is this? 

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Today is my two-year anniversary with my boyfriend Michael! Woopie! That is all I will say for now as I am exhausted from working a seven hour shift on 3.5 hours of sleep. Nap time NOW. Happy anniversary us!
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I am thinking about going to China for six months or a year to teach English. There is this program that helps you get certified and pays for your apartment, phone, furniture, etc. and also gives you a few thousand dollars a month. The website is linked below, and it seems legitimate because it has fancy-sounding certifications and was shown to me by my college's career counselor. The only thing holding me back is that I'm scared because of a) the prospect of speaking to a room full of Chinese adults everyday (I am so shy sometimes, and what do I know about teaching?) and b) I wouldn't speak the language. How common is English in China? I don't know anything about China!

www.chineseculturecenter.org/

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What should I do with my life?
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I am in the middle of writing my thesis since I graduate in ONE MONTH.  I feel like a zombie who is useless to the world because all I do is research or go online to procrastinate like right now.  I miss being able to hang out with friends.  I am also in the middle of a computer issue which, to make a long and ridiculously complicated story short, made it so I couldn't work on my thesis for a week which is a lot of lost time in thesis land.

My thesis is called Walking the Path at $8 an Hour: A Buddhist Perspective on Customer Service.  I am writing it in part because most people at Naropa are way upper class and don't have to work shitty jobs like I do.  Most Buddhists in the U.S. seem to be upper class white people who have time to sign up for meditation classes and stuff, and no one talks about how Buddhist principles apply to disempowered, broke ass blue collar workers.  I want to open people's eyes to how our culture doesn't make it easy for poor people to be Buddhists.  But then instead of just complaining, I want to make sort of a guide for Buddhist people who are working in customer service and how they can deal specifically with customer service issues.

So yeah, that's my life right now.  Thesis, thesis, thesis.
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-I have two pairs of pants left and one of them is currently falling apart!
-I just had an awesome ladies' night with a bunch of smart ladies!
-Tomorrow I get to see Jeffrey Lewis play!
-Soon I get to see my friend open for Mt. Eerie!
-I am super psyched about my thesis.  I think it is going to scare people at Naropa a little and make them look at their own shit, which is good.
-I have to poo!
-My parents are coming to Boulder to watch me graduate in December.  What?!
-dicks
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I'm starting to think that the world is just going to end after I graduate.  What the hell am I going to do?  Hopefully just explode.
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