Goodbye, For NowOne year ago I was a stay at home mom struggling with the loss of my identity. I was no longer Margie, I was mom. Don’t get me wrong, I love being a mom but sometimes I missed “me”. I knew it was time to make some changes before I completely forgot who I was. After careful thought and consideration, I decided that maybe I should get a part-time job.
It would get me adult interaction and bring in a few extra dollars each month. So, I went on Craigslist and froze when I had to specify what kind of job I was looking for because I had no idea what kind of job I wanted. I have a degree in Child Development, but I wasn’t quite ready for THAT kind of a job because the idea was to get adult time. So, I just started looking through all of them and one of them jumped out at me; “Part-time Pinot’s Palette Studio Manager”. I had heard about Paint and Sip classes but had never been to one and I was definitely not an artist but I wanted something new and exciting so I decided to apply. Needless to say, I got the job and it changed my life forever. Not only did I find the best job in the world, I found myself and some of the greatest and most talented people I have ever known. I feel so very fortunate to have had this job but it is time for me to move on. There are so many things I will miss about this place and a tear is rolling down my cheek as I write this, however, I will be back as a customer. All my thanks to Jackie for all she has taught me and for giving me this opportunity. She truly is the greatest boss out there and I look forward to continuing our friendship outside of the studio. Also, a thank you to my co-workers. Never in my life have I worked in a drama free environment until Pinot’s. You are all amazing. And finally, thank you to Pinot’s Palette for helping me find myself through art. It is something I will cherish for the rest of my life. So, although I say goodbye for now, I will be back to Paint. Drink. Have Fun.