Soul Sherpa Painting
by Sherry Meneley
I used to wear classic styled blazers to work. The kind with beautiful shell buttons, tailored for my silhouette, and a perfect sleeve length hitting my mid thumb while walking to that next meeting.
I loved those blazers…jackets. Sometimes my favorite black jacket could change my mood instantly. It was a superhero cape of sorts. But that cape also required hard work. It was a different life.
I would look forward to a day (or two) of conferences at the Cal-Chamber for the latest employment law updates. I seriously SERIOUSLY loved these days. I liked the days I would build a new computer program in Access or FoxPro language. I liked the PowerPoint presentations, mind-boggling spreadsheets, and employment contracts, position agreements, flowcharts and organization graphs that looked like giant Christmas trees. My favorite periodicals were BLR (Business Legal Reports) and HR Magazine. Oh and don’t even get me started on how I love-love-loved the local business journal to see what builder or vendor or subcontractor had a new or released lien.
All this in my fancy-pants blazer. My cape. And eventually my straight jacket.
Today I’m a jeans and t-shirt/tank top girl.
Oh I still have a couple of those jackets… but anymore, my daily grub, it’s pretty difficult to find a piece of clothing that isn’t scared with paint, adhesive medium, or ink. Continue reading »