before i unveil the most awesome of all paint-by-numbers, i will formally announce that my new job is official! well, it will be truly official in february when i actually start in the new position. the exact title of the job is "visual sales associate", which means i get to make displays most of the time, and also work on the floor a bit when i am not needed as a display person. this will also (hopefully) train me in the ways of anthro display so that one day i can be full-fledged as a display coordinator. in the meantime, i will be working full-time. most days begin at 6 am, which will be hard to get used to. it's not much different from when i was teaching. i had to be at school pretty early, and got off at a similar time. it's just going to take me a while to adjust.
i am so very excited! what a dream job!!
ok, it's kinda creepy. like a bad dream. but it's also ultra kitschy and so dang laughable! i have been collecting paint-by-numbers for a long time. even when it was pre-cool. i could get them for a few dollars each. i won't tell you what i paid for this one! (well okay, it was $28. that's ridiculous…i know…) i had to have this, though! it was described on etsy as "the skipper and a really young gilligan", which is quite hilarious. in fact, every time i walk by it i start singing "the skipper, too…a millionaire…and his wife…"
i have cut up many a paint-by-number to use in my work. but this one? never!!
by the way, when i was teaching i had about 20 pbn's on the wall of my classroom. and you know what? the kids had no idea what they were. i had to explain it to them. oh my…showing my age!