On a whim, I applied for an amazing sounding job for a non-profit in Chicago. I thought it about how great it would be to work for a place that seemed to appreciate its employees while you work with students in the public school system. I got all amped up about it and my imagination ran away from me for a few hours. Maybe the adrenaline rush came from pressing send on an email with my resume attached. I haven't done that in 5 years.
I got a nice email today complimenting my resume, but saying they were "taking a different direction" with the position. I felt like Amelie when she melts: