I'm excited about the big job, though. Even though I feel utterly green compared to the person leaving it (retiring), I do meet the requirements listed, and not just minimally. It's strange writing a resume for a job within your organization. What to leave out? What do they already know? Is a level of informality ok? I have no idea, so I'm trying to play it safe. They know who I am, so if they consider me or not, the written documents won't make or break me unless I mail them in with ketchup stains or lie about a presidential term.
I've been reading the Ask a Manager blog religiously for the past month (honestly, for the past 5 years). The great thing about that blog is that she almost always answers your questions, even if it doesn't warrant a blog post. I read about her on Feministing long, long ago and reading that blog has helped me land a job, keep it, get better at it and hopefully get a new one. Thanks Allison Green! It must be good, if I've mentioned it in my own blog four times already.
Other than jobs, my other good news is that I got into an art show with my little sculptures.
Unfortunately, there isn't a venue for the show. It's being put on by an organization that I have volunteered and served on the board of directors for. It has been in the same place every single time with the exception of one year, but it looks like their luck ran out. I know it is self-centered, but why the first year I was able to submit, and get in? I have a super sad face.
This weekend is J's commencement ceremony, and we'll be partying down with both sets of parents, my sister and his sister. Everyone is awesome, so I'm looking forward to it. It will be nice to have a few people to be with during the 4 HOUR GRADUATION. Thank god for iPod touch games. Tiny Wings, we are about to get to know each other very well.