charlene in all her glory
on top of that surprising news, our department was blown away this morning when nicole, our supervisor extraordinaire, told us that she, too, is leaving. in a month. this was an even bigger blow, as she only began in this position one year ago, and she has done a remarkable job at managing three different departments. she is the one responsible for my new job, which i’m realizing now i haven’t even mentioned here yet (in a nutshell: good-bye, alumni office; hello, university editor!). this announcement has incited many thoughts and fears, and i know that, for me, a time of processing what this means for each of us as individual employees and as a team will be necessary.
so much change in such a short amount of time. it’s going to be an interesting few weeks.
nicole, a fan of the office,
with her jell-oed stapler, a la dwight schrute,
a gift from we pranksters here at north park.