Block 498: October 24, 2014

TGIF. The Dog made it into work today, and the shop is happy. Date: October 24, 2014 Crane: 498 Days Spent on Project: 613 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Alicia R. The third shoe company that we worked with for the Broadway production of Come Fly Away was located … Continue reading

Block 497: October 23, 2014

Rain for the second day in a row. The Dog, of course, refused to go to work AGAIN today. The shop is actually upset with me. (“Why don’t you just carry him to work? We miss him!”) Date: October 23, 2014 Crane: 497 Days Spent on Project: 612 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would … Continue reading

Block 496: October 22, 2014

Rain in Portland today. Go figure. Date: October 22, 2014 Crane: 496 Days Spent on Project: 611 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Oh, continuing on with my adventures in Shoe-insanity for Come Fly Away. One of the genius, or maddening things, that we allowed to happen with Come Fly … Continue reading

Block 495: October 21, 2014

People on Instagram and Facebook are getting excited that I’m approaching 500. “What will you do to celebrate 500?” Make number 501? Date: October 21, 2014 Crane: 495 Days Spent on Project: 610 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Well, when I worked on Come Fly Away as it lumbered … Continue reading

Block 494: October 20, 2014

I was feeling in a very blue mood yesterday. I went to the barber across the street from my apartment, and asked him to make me feel better. He gave me a pompadour. Date: October 20, 2014 Crane: 494 Days Spent on Project: 609 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have given it to: … Continue reading

Block 493: October 19, 2014

Sunday. Need more things to do to stay busy. Date: October 19. 2014 Crane: 493 Days Spent on Project: 608 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have given it to: I think I’m at that point in this project where I have to look back and see if I’ve already dedicated Cranes to people. … Continue reading

Block 492: October 18, 2014

TGIF? Nah… thank goodness it’s Saturday. I have a laundry list of things to do! Date: October 18, 2014 Crane: 492 Days Spent on Project: 607 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have given it to: I should dedicate this one to Kashaun. She also worked- and still does work- in Eric’s Costume Shop … Continue reading

Block 491: October 17, 2014

TGIF. So ready for a weekend. Nothing’s going on at the theater today… Date: October 17, 2014 Crane: 491 Days Spent on Project: 606 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: If I’m talking about my experiences in Eric’s Costume Shop, I should thank Jen. She was the office manager when … Continue reading

Block 490: October 16, 2014

The sun came out again today. The Dog thought the weather was good enough to go to work! Date: October 16, 2014 Crane: 490 Days Spent on Project: 605 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: One of the shops that we worked out of, and had clothes built in, was … Continue reading

Block 489: October 15, 2014

The weather is chilly and wet and grey right now in Portland. I’m told that was the last I’ll see of the sun for the next 7 months. Wow. Date: October 15, 2014 Crane: 489 Days Spent on Project: 604 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Caitlin H. Caitlin was … Continue reading