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So I haven't actually posted about this (or posted anything, really OOPS) in the last few months but I got a new job. Which is starting in a BIG way in oh, about 5 hours.

I'm going to be working on Cruise ships (specifically, for my first contract, I'll be on the Diamond Princess, which sails out of Yokohama). I'm going to be working for an Art Auction/Gallery (we're on over 100 ships and HOMG I'm about to go into the company promotion and just AH)

So, for the past 10 days, I've been in Miami at a CRAZY intense training (as in up at 6:30 every morning, eight hours of lectures, seminars, TESTs, both written and oral, meeting some of artists we're working with and more. And then usually another 2 or 3 hours of study in the evenings in our class groups. It has been nuts!!! I feel like I'm back during finals week in college! Possibly worse, cause this involved copious amounts of public speaking in front of 70+ people on a semi-regular basis :-p)

And I just found out about 2 hours ago that my ship assignment came a bit earlier than most, so I'm shipping out today rather than tomorrow or Saturday like everyone else so I'm a bit...um...overwhelmed? Here's your flight details, you're going to be on a flight this evening, oh and you'll start work immediately when you arrive on the ship. Which should be about three hours after you land in Narita :---p. GAAAAAH!!!

But I'm packed, have an hour or two before the shuttle arrives for the airport and thought I should probably let people know what I'm up to, especially since it sounds like internet will be severely limited. We'll see how that goes :-p

But, job, YAY. Travel, super yay! And JAPAN! (it's been almost exactly five years!!! I've missed it so sooo much!) so yeah...That's my news.

Catch you all on the flip side!!

Date: 2014-05-22 06:35 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sholio
Congratulations!! That sounds really exciting! :D

Date: 2014-05-22 08:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] acchikocchi.livejournal.com
omg you're leaving tonight!!! HAVE A FANTASTIC TIME. give us an update if you have the breathing space, I'd love to hear about your cruising adventures. and have a wonderful time in Japan!!! ♥

Date: 2014-05-22 10:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tasabian.livejournal.com
Sounds very exciting! Have fun!

Date: 2014-05-22 10:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spacealien-vamp.livejournal.com
Congratulations! I hope you love the job! Have a great time in Japan.

Date: 2014-05-22 11:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cienna.livejournal.com
So exciting! I was just wondering if you found out which cruise line you were going to be on! Hope you have some time in Japan! Definitely keep us updated!

Date: 2014-05-23 12:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] iibnf.livejournal.com
Big news! Hope it goes well! No sea sickness :D

Date: 2014-05-23 02:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wednesday-10-00.livejournal.com
Congratulations!! (Say hi to Japan for me!)

Date: 2014-05-24 03:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] topaz-kat.livejournal.com
I am so happy for you and I wish you only the best! :)

Date: 2014-05-25 08:40 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] katzb101.livejournal.com
Oh wow, that sounds really interesting! I hope you have a wonderful time!

Date: 2014-05-31 08:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] shihadchick.livejournal.com
Oh, wow, that sounds really exciting and very full on -- I hope you have an awesome, awesome time with this job! <3

Date: 2014-06-18 12:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nyargles.livejournal.com
Hey - hit me up if you're in Tokyo area again! I only live 40 minutes out of Tokyo now :D

Date: 2014-06-26 07:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gnine.livejournal.com
Hey, sent you an email, not sure if it got through. But I'm going to be in Tokyo (Akihabara specifically, I need to buy an unlocked phone) this Sunday and was wondering if you'd be free to meet up?

Date: 2014-06-29 08:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] iibnf.livejournal.com
Hope you have a great birthday!

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