September 19, 2008

Loving Fridays. And My Job

At last! We made it! It's Friday.

And that means I'll only be working one day next week before I'm off to Houston to see my family. I'm really looking forward to it.

Today has been an exciting day. As any day it has had its ups and downs, but overall things are just great. First thing this morning I found out that my job is safe! Things have been a little up in the air around here as we approach the beginning of the next fiscal year.

But no more up in the air! I'm here, and I'm happy.

Later this morning I was approached about our upcoming Fashion Revolution fashion show. They asked me to be a runway model for one of the designers, which I thought was ridiculous and said, "no." But it was nice to be asked all the same!

I'm still working behind the scenes at the show, but I didn't really have the desire to make a spectacle of myself. I am not. not. not. a model, nor do I desire to be one...even in a temporary, absolutely non-official capacity.

And for the last little bit of fun news.

This morning I was sitting, as usual, at the front desk and in walks Gina Dial. Gina is head of U.S. Sales and I adore her. She's very "high society," always dressed so fashionably, always talking (in her melodious voice) about the Arabian steeds that roam her ranch, always name-dropping her celebrity aquaintances here and there. I find her quite charming and funny.

Anyway, in walks Gina Dial. Rather, she saunters in; she's definitely a saunterer.

"Good morning, good morning! Happy Friday!" She says as she saunters past the front desk.

"Good morning, Gina!" I reply.

Just as she was about to turn the corner she glances back at me and grins, "Oh, by the way: JP may be stopping by today!"

"JP?" I asked.

"Yes, John Paul Mitchell, dear."

"Ohhh! How exciting!"

THE John Paul Mitchell! You know, John Paul Mitchell Systems? The guy with the beard and the ponytail? And I'll be sitting up here at the front desk to greet him when he comes in!

A celebrity sighting!!

P.S. Tonight we actually are going to see Burn After Reading at Alamo Drafthouse where I will be drinking a margarita...maybe two.


  1. I saw him at the Rolling Stones concert!

  2. arabian steeds!! i dont know if you are serious, but that just made me LAUGH!

    is JP (hehe i just called him JP) the dude who makes the shampoo?