So I went and got that job that I had talked about in my last post, you are now looking at the newest sales associate at Sherwin Williams in Wasilla, Alaska. YAY!! I think that I am going to like my new job, how could I not, the pay is good, the people are nice and I get to wear cute pants that make my butt look good, what more could a girl ask for.
Other than a trust fund. Yes it has been a while since my graduation on May 16th to now (July 7th @ almost 2 AM) and yes I did spend a bit of my time bumming around just enjoying being 18 and young, wild and free as the song goes but that is in the past and I’m a working girl now. .. wait what? Not only did I land a pretty chill job, I also landed my self a sweet U.S. Navy Sailor of a boyfriend. Can I get a WOOT WOOT. He and I have been together as of June 16th 2012 but we have known each other for going on 8 years so it feels much longer than that. The only down side to this match made in heaven is that he is in Texas for the next couple of months and then off to only God knows where after that. Life is looking pretty good for right now, but I am sensing some rough waves in my future pretty soon. My best friend is going off to some out of state college on August 7th so expect some heart felt blog about how much I love and miss her when that day rolls around. Until then though everything is peachy keen.
What the flying flip! All of the sudden I am a high school graduate. I have worked for the last 4 years for this moment and here I am diploma in hand not a worry or care in the world… wait that’s not right? Oh yeah because I have plenty of cares and more than my fair share of worrying to get to. I’m out of high school and I don’t know what the
fuck hell I’m going to do with my life. I made alright grades, I did my extracurriculars, I took the SATs but now what? College? Is going to more school for me? This day in age people say that even if you go to college and graduate that the job market is so fucked that I still won’t get a job. But, here I am getting pushed towards some university like my life depends on me having a college degree. What comes with that degree though? I don’t have scholarships or grants and I certainly do not qualify for any sort of finacial aid. So what the fuck am I supposed to do. Sign away my first born child to some bank that is willing to give me a student loan at a whopping interest rate of 11% ? Doesn’t that just sound like the cat’s pajamas. As awesome as that sounds I am going to have to decline. So what am I left with? Working at some entry level job, saving money to pay for community college? Yup, pretty much, but hey maybe it won’t be so bad.
My friends and I before our high school graduation ceremony. Class of 2012 of Palmer High School in Palmer, Alaska.