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"I don't get it," she confessed, as she got out of the shower.
"Get what?"
"You said you hated your job. Why would you go further into the profession?" She had the cutest wrinkle in her brow as she climbed into bed.
"I like the fat pay check."
"But every time I ask you about work you just scowl and bitch about how much you hate your customers! And since when did you care about money so much?"

I chuckled to myself. "I haven't complained about work in months. Not since we were official- or not since the first month, at least." I shifted to my side to face her. "Remember when we ran away for Christmas?"
She slid a hand behind my head and grabbed a fistful of hair and gave me a kiss. "How could I not? Best. Three nights. Evuhrr... you could have gotten a motel instead though... "
"Yeah, but their beds wouldn't have been as nice, though," I said as I dived in for a kiss.

Reader Mail: Getting My Act Together

Q: A couple of months ago I started reading your blog. I was taking an English class whose theme was "identity," and it sort of sparked some of my interest in ethnic studies. My first year of college I didn't really know what I wanted to do and was scrambling for classes, and I stumbled upon and really got into ethnic studies.

But after becoming an Angry Asian Man for about a year, I was pretty much fed up with it and decided to switch into cultural anthropology. Since then I was getting into The Daily Show and Colbert Report, and I realized that I was interested in people in general and that ethnic studies was such a narrow window to a broader spectrum, but I digress...

Anyways, it's pretty late and I'm too sleep deprived to make a clever segway to what I wanted to say, which is to ask when did you get your act together? You seem pretty well off and happy about your job/life.

Myself, I'm going to be choosing a job that I'm not so sure about: pharmacy. I…