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Mar. 6th, 2011 @ 12:43 pm Writer's Block: Dear LiveJournal
How long have you been on Livejournal? What major life changes has LiveJournal witnessed?

An intriguing question. I started using LJ in Feb of 2005. I had just completed a cross country train trip that, though I didn't know it at the time, would ignite within me a travel bug that I have been fighting to squash ever since.
Major changes:

quit working for Borders, which had pretty much defined my working life.
visited 25 countries, including a 6 month backpacking trip through south and central america
met people from all over the world
started living and working in Antarctica which has offered me some of the most amazing and unique experiences I can hope to have. Got to stand at the geographic south pole.

There has been little change in my personal life though. No major relationships. No children, no long term career prospects. No closer to figuring out my "passion" (but closer to realizing that passion isn't some x variable that is waiting to be solved).
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Date:March 7th, 2011 02:43 am (UTC)
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You're such an adventurer. I love that.
Date:March 10th, 2011 02:31 am (UTC)

Following and trying

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Well, I'm still following your adventures. I have once again applied to a bunch of jobs in Antarctica. 24 to be exact. I have already been dropped from 4 of them. Two jobs have sent me emails asking if I was still interested, foolish question. I responded yes to both. One then sent me a request to fill out an application at another site. This particular position is not my number one pick, (boating coordinator at Palmer is #1) but will work. What exactly is/does a "Lead work order scheduler" do? How does this rank as jobs at MCM? I still have yet to hear anything from the other jobs, but it's still early. Thanks and keep posting. Chip