You guys. I had the best send off from my old company, Eventive. I was their resident pink and sparkle girly girl and they honored that in my farewell soiree. For SURE.
Let me paint you a picture. All of the doors to the conference room are closed. As I walk up I can hear Bruce Springsteen’s “Jersey Girl” playing. I open the doors to find the whole company there, ready and waiting (that NEVER happened – we always had to track people down). On the wall, there is a MASSIVE pink New York City skyline. And on the TV a sparkly farewell slide show with co-worker messages and pictures from my 3 years at the company.
…paired with Bruce Springsteen. My boss and I may have been known to break out into the Courteney Cox dance whenever we heard Dancing in the Dark. So naturally, this was part of my farewell slide show.I even got a send off gift (a hot pink “I Heart NYC” T Shirt). And as much prosecco as I wanted, of course.
They were my daily support network. They knew me and Scott and I could always count on someone to talk to, to make me laugh, for advice or the occasional sip of vodka in the middle of a particularly challenging day.
I don’t get emotional easily in the moment. I process things more slowly and get emotional later. Well. After seeing the slide show and reading the quotes people wrote about me (SO sweet) they asked me to make a toast. Dang it if I didn’t get all choked up!
After more fun and antics, we had one more prosecco/martini toast.