Posted in April 2015

Block 646: April 30, 2015

Thursday. Almost there. The idea of a “Weekend” is slowly becoming an amazing and normal part of my life. Date: April 30, 2015 Crane: 646 Days Spent on Project: 800 (I’ve gotten behind in the past 26 months, haven’t I?) Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: This Crane will be … Continue reading

Block 645: April 29, 2015

After having looked over all the 645 pictures of Cranes I’ve taken, I can safely say that my skill level as a Quilted Origami Crane Maker has certainly improved over the past 26 months. Date: April 29, 2015 Crane: 645 Days Spent on Project: 799 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it … Continue reading

Block 644: April 28, 2015

I am having another slow day and all I want to do is go home. I feel like I have so many other things that I could do, could start, could focus on… Oh well. I guess this is what a 9-5 job is! Date: April 28, 2015 Crane: 644 Days Spent on Project: 798 Location: … Continue reading

Block 643: April 27, 2015

I am just now realizing how expensive this project is becoming. My quilting stash is depleting! Date: April 27, 2015 Crane: 643 Days Spent on Project: 797 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I need to continue on with that outdoor Shakespeare production. As much as I want to forget … Continue reading

Block 642: April 26, 2015

A year ago, I flew to LA from NYC to workshop a project at UCI, which was followed by a hair-raising production in Arkansas, which got me to move to Portland, OR instead of jumping ship. Life’s a journey. Date: April 26, 2015 Crane: 642 Days Spent on Project: 796 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I … Continue reading

Block 641: April 25, 2015

I had my first Portland brunch today with friends and I think I get it, why Portland Brunch is different than NYC Brunch. It’s not a scene. I mean, it really is about going out with your friends and having a casual meal of whatever you like and staying for as long as you like. … Continue reading

Block 640: April 24, 2015

TGIF. Date: April 24, 2015 Crane: 640 Days Spent on Project: 794 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: In the summer of 2013, right when I was being fired from working on my fifth Broadway show, I was also hired to design a production of an outdoor Shakespeare- The Tempest- … Continue reading

Block 639: April 23, 2015

I made a Crane two days ago, which I stared at when finished. It was the first time in a long while that I thought, “That’s terrible and I hope I don’t have to use it.” But then I thought, maybe that’s the beauty of it. It is what it is. I thought it was … Continue reading

Block 638: April 22, 2015

It’s the first day of school for our tenth (out of 11!) show this season. I am starting to understand how regional theater just eats up the people it employs… Date: April 22, 2015 Crane: 638 Days Spent on Project: 792 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Let me go … Continue reading

Block 637: April 21, 2015

Bad dreams last night, none of which I can remember. Date: April 21, 2015 Crane: 637 Days Spent on Project: 791 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Kate Kohler A. My friend Jeremy asked me to work with his theater company- the Convergences Theatre Collective- back in April and May … Continue reading