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Krakow tomorrow

so I am off to Krakow tomorrow. Maybe see an art gallery. Maybe update my book of kells tattoo.

I keep wondering about tefl as a career. How long can I go? how low can i go? Maybe it is possible if i just stop reading all the complaints about low pay on Dave's ESL.

So some corporate job for the summer in Dublin. Or more than likely some call center. i've done the call center thing for quite a few years as an undergraduate in university. Matrix Marketing, All-State Life Insurance, America On-line etc. etc.

The whole time I kept thinking I was working for something more interesting. Getting advanced degrees in English and writing.

Life circles.

These TEFL jobs have some good things. Like time to write. One trade off for another.


Ride it. Bag it. Bog it.


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