Staring at Mount Consumerism

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Mount Consumerism (also known as my childhood room/storage unit for every damn thing I own)

Well, my “vacation” that began the moment I turned in my last project (curse you, choral arranging), and has lasted ever since, has definitely ended. Now understand that by vacation I mean primarily hanging out with my partner and other roommates and watching an obscene amount of television. This may sound boring, but it was outstanding. That is all over, lol. I realized today how much stuff I need to get done in the next week.5.

For example, take a look at what used to be my childhood room and now has everything that I own crammed inside of it…It would be optimal to bring some peace and order to this space before I abandon my worldly belongings.

Now in addition to doing some important chores today including staring at Mount Consumerism (see above) and going shopping for luggage and a new camera with my momma, I got to catch up with some old friends! By old friends I don’t mean elderly, although this is a cross-generational bunch. In addition to my long-time bestie/faux-wife, Kelsey, I was able to have lunch with three of the coolest educators I had theĀ privilegeĀ of not only learning from but becoming friends with as well! Not only are the full of wisdom and sass, but they have some killer gossip!

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Lunch with (from left to right, duh) Mrs. Hart, Mr. Hart, Ms. Gift, Kelsey, and ME! and yes, I am still a child who refers to them by their “teacher names”

Wish me luck as I attempt to take the South Shore tomorrow during rush hour. Good God….

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WordPress scares me…I may need to run back to Tumblr in tears.

Greetings!

Firstly, I am in love with the simplicity of Tumblr and it took a lot for me to start this blog on WordPress, but I decided that since I am trying new things, that I could surely handle a new web platform. I think I succeeded in getting this up and running? We will see…

ANYWAY, I just graduated from college and am, for the first time in living memory, not a student. My solution to this personal crisis? Leave all of my family, friends, and comfort foods to teach English in Korea for a year. This sounds like a perfectly good idea to me, and apparently its what a lot of the cool kids are doing these days. Join me for the ride as I pursue life post-undergrad by bringing my Weston-ness to Ulsan, Korea (just look it up on Wikipedia, don’t worry, I didn’t know where it was either).

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