First World Problems

“Wait, did I purposely procrastinate getting my recommendation forms ready for my application to volunteer at Sunshine Camp for Poor Amputee Babies because I really wanted to spend all my vacation days at the beach with my boyfriend?  Does the fact that I won’t be playing with toddler burn victims this summer mean I’m a bad person, or does the fact that I made the effort in the first place mean I’m better than most people are?  … wait, does the fact that I’m imagining self-worth as a graduated and competitive system mean I’m a  bitch who is only concerned about what I do relative to what other people do, or just a realist who sees that altruism is never a pure and untainted act? … wait…”

Sometimes, you just have to laugh at yourself and say, “Fuck the kids!  CABO!”


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