Thursday, August 21, 2008

Surprise Visit

It never fails to amaze me how one person can make you feel so happy, just by seeing them. How running into someone you haven't seen in a long, long time can just make the world seem so much brighter, even when it's already shiny to begin with. I went to get a glass of water and happened to look out the front glass doors, and who should be out there talking to one of our techs, but my old boss. Our old boss, because the tech she was talking to was a student lead here when I started back my sophomore year. Kay was absolutely wonderful, I was so sad when she decided to leave to go back to school. Kay was just a wonderful person and a great boss. She truly cared about all of us student employees, and she is just a genuinely nice person. It was wonderful to see her and talk for a few minutes. Turns out she's starting part time work in another office near mine, so I can go visit her sometimes just across the hall. I'm so excited.
I was having a good, if busy day before I saw her. But I just feel so much lighter and happier, shinier, since I got to see her. :) Some people just do that to me. I love running into people I really like who I haven't seen in a while. Always makes the day brighter.


14 comments:

ConverseMomma said...

I love that too. But, don't you hate when you have the opposite happen. I ran into an ex-boyfriend the other day. Worst part, I was all stinky mommy schleppy. Ugg! That was the pits. d

Jaina said...

ConverseMomma-Oh yes. Those sorts of encounters leave me all spun and disoriented. Luckily I haven't had any like that recently. And of course you run into those people when you've just run out without bothering to get ready, because who are you going to run into? That's ALWAYS when it happens.

Gramma Ann said...

Oh, yes! Running into someone you haven't seen in a long time is always the best. Catching ups, giggles, and just some good time talk...can't be beat.

Have a nice week-end...

Jaina said...

Gramma Ann-Exactly. Thanks! I hope you have a great weekend as well. :)

MamaGeek said...

Definitely. It's such a rare event so I'm glad it happened.

Supercool Hotmama said...

It's awesome to run into someone who has that glow and passes it on to us!

Jaina said...

MamaGeek-Thanks, me too. :)

Supercool Hotmama-Definitely. I think you worded that perfectly. :)

Eileen said...

It is always nice when people from the past, who still bring so much of their light, pop in. What a great way to start your day! I suspect you made her day too.

Bottles Barbies & Boys said...

Oh yeah completely, and the best part is when they promise to call and never do!;)

Jaina said...

Eileen-It's true, they're wonderful. I'm excited to get to see her around.

Johnina-Haha, yeah. :)

April said...

I LOVE running into people who have that affect on me. Perfect.

Jaina said...

April-Me too. It's just fun. Incidentally, I just ran into her when I went to grab food from upstairs. :) She makes me smile.

OHmommy said...

Yes! Me too.... love "bumping" into people.

Jaina said...

OHmommy-Me too, those are some of the best moments. :) Thanks for stopping by, I hope your vacation was fantastic. (I'm sure I'll read about it as I catch up on my reader)