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c_hawkthorne  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 22, 2023

Me too buddy. I'm gonna try to schedule an end of program virtual meetup once I'm fully done but idk what tomorrow is going to hold let alone that far out.

c_hawkthorne  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 22, 2023

Caroline Rose is releasing a new album Friday. It's about their super depression during the pandemic combined with the end of a relationship right at the beginning of the pandemic. They did a small concert right at the beginning of the pandemic and it was obvious how much they were hurting. I'm a big fan of owning physical media (plus it's likely the artists get more!) So I pre-ordered the CD months ago. It arrived this afternoon. I'm about halfway through and it's incredible. Def recommend, but it is a very sad album.

Otherwise I've got like 6 weeks left or something. Thesis (April 24 deadline) poster presentation on thesis (April 17 deadline), midterm due in 6 days, presentation in a class around the 24th of April, another class I'm taking pass/fail with things due here and there, finalizing summer project due in 10 days, student job has things due April 3rd, and I still gotta find a job cause post-grad right as the economy is like "nah fuck this" so things are going great.

c_hawkthorne  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 522nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Quatrarius posted a ska-ish song the other day and now I'm on a ska kick

c_hawkthorne  ·  37 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 22, 2023

So after a week of back-and-forth with some immigration lawyers, it turns out my Mom qualifies for Slovakian citizenship (generational limit means she's the last one), but once she gets it I would be able to. But it's also a ~2 year process for her, so it'd be minimum 4 years for me. And those lawyers want an insane amount of money. So I'm going to keep searching around for different firms and also see what the likelihood of me being able to do it myself are. As far as if my mom is willing to, probably not. Today on the phone she claimed that Slovakia stands with Russia because they were behind the Iron Curtain... Yeah she's definitely got a bit of beef (read: probably racist) with Eastern Europe but she's also Eastern European. It's a fun combination. But I'm going to keep chipping away because I'm a child and I'd love an escape strategy for this country should I need it. The Supreme Court these days really worries me and there's about no chance it gets fixed anytime soon.

Otherwise thesis goes slow and job search goes poorly. I'm pretty burnt out but just gotta keep it up for another two months. Then it's back to the real world, with income and free time on weekends and after work hours.

c_hawkthorne  ·  64 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 25, 2023

Playing the game again of where can I get citizenship through descent. Currently focused on Czechia.