Tomorrow is my official first day at my new job. I went for training on Thursday. I am joining the 9 to 5 world, the Monday through Friday crowd. It’s gonna be interesting, and I hope less stressful too. Continue reading
I don’t care if you get offended. This is my honest opinion.
My friend from the internet, Ocean, got a question on her tumblr asking her what she thought of trans issues and she gave an honest response. I won’t go into it, but several people were very offended and started berating her. I personally thought her viewpoint to be valid and she presented it in clam and organized manner. I don’t think she should be harassed for this. But I was inspired to share my own opinion of some things.
So now that it’s 2012, I find myself in a precarious position. All of the comforts of the past few months have suddenly left me. I don’t think this is particularly a bad thing. Maybe being forced out of my comfort zone will force me to take chances, and do more of what I want to do in life.
I decided I want to move to New York this year. It’s not to difficult, because I’m actually from NJ. I live in the horrid, God-forsaken land known as Illinois at the moment though. My apartment lease is up in July, so I can’t really move until then. I think I will miss this place. It’s a nice first apartment. But I’ve learned that my heart belongs back east. I’m an East Coast girl.
I’m applying to two grad schools this year–CUNY and CUNY Brooklyn. I really don’t care what my parents say–I’m going to get a Ph.D in Art History and be a Professor. I think that is what I am meant to do.
Since leaving school, my life has felt pretty empty and meaningless. I’m a scholar at heart. A scholar who loves the East Coast.