Thanks so much for the good vibes sent my way yesterday. I had an interview at EPA. I'm not sure how it went. It wasn't spectacular, but it also wasn't awful. I don't think they quite understood my sense of humor. This seemed to be a screening interview, in which the two interviewers alternated asking questions from a prepared list. They said that there will be probably be one more round of interviews next week (or so). At the end of the interview, they asked if I felt like there were any questions that they should have asked but didn't.
Of course, I mentioned that I was surprised they didn't ask about my year of unemployment. Y thinks that was a mistake. I believed it would have eventually come up anyway. And I spun it into a good thing: looking for work, participating in charitable activities, Co-op Board service, and personal development (reading/pottery class). What do you think? Should I have mentioned it? Or have I sealed my doom?
Interview over, I had to rush home, change, and head to pottery class ... which was a bit of a disappointment. I only had two things out of the glaze kiln. And my final two mugs were still being bisque-fired. Basically, I had nothing to do. Since I had to wait for Y to come pick me up (my regular ride was out of town), the Instructor suggested I use the last of my clay for throwing practice. I made the chalice-thing pictured above.
Since this was the last class, I would not have time to finish it. So, I destroyed it and gave the clay to a classmate who will be taking a course next session.
Here are the two glazed items which were ready to take home, both of which I made at the end of the Spring 09 session but didn't have time to glaze:
And, here's something I made a few weeks ago which will probably start making an appearance on some of my future pottery:
Y picked me up from class. I was starving, so we went to a sushi place near his apartment. After dinner, we went back to his place, fooled around for a bit and I went to bed.
This morning, there was more hot sweaty buttsecks and, then, I came home. I really need to work on my Thank You letters this afternoon. Fun times.
And maybe eat lunch.
Have a great rest of your day! *smooches*
ps. I didn't forget about 12 of 12 this month. I just didn't do it b/c I was prepping all morning for the interview.