Filed under Cranes for Boys

Block 635: April 19, 2015

Considering I wrote about Crane 634 last night at 8pm, I might not have much to say today. Right… Date: April 19, 2015 Crane: 635 Days Spent on Project: 789 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: In the spring of 2013, I was asked by a friend to design costumes … Continue reading

Block 592: February 1, 2015

Super Bowl Sunday. Or as I call it, another Sunday. Date: February 1, 2015 Crane: 592 Days Spent on Project: 712 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Evan. Or at least I think his name is Evan. Back in 2011, when I had some down time in my schedule and … Continue reading

Block 579: January 16, 2015

Opening Night. Date: January 16, 2015 Crane: 579 Days Spent on Project: 697 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Chris S. Chris works in the administration offices at Paper Mill. His first season was the season that Newsies opened; he had just moved to New Jersey from Chicago, and was … Continue reading

Block 531: November 26, 2014

Wednesday, day before Thanksgiving. I went to bed so incredibly angry last night. Date: November 26, 2014 Crane: 531 Days Spent on Project: 646 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Today, I really want to send this Crane to… The guy from last night: Josh B. For the lessons learned … Continue reading

Block 530: November 25, 2014

“Extraordinary lives Keep crashing and tumbling┬áby Somewhere there’s a sky for only me Diamonds in disguise Hiding like forgotten days All these tears of mine will fly away” Date: November 25, 2014 Crane: 530 Days Spent on Project: 645 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Today, I’m going to send … Continue reading

Block 529: November 24, 2014

Monday. After a weekend spent at work. It’s Monday. Date: November 24, 2014 Crane: 529 Days Spent on Project: 644 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Joey P. Joey and I have actually never met. Our entire friendship has happened by way of Facebook and text messaging. He tells me … Continue reading

Block 521: November 16, 2014

Yesterday was my four month anniversary of arriving in Portland. Time flies? Date: November 16, 2014 Crane: 521 Days Spent on Project: 636 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Matt. Again, someone else whose last name escapes me. I lived on the Upper East Side, right on Second Avenue, in … Continue reading

Block 520: November 15, 2014

I sometimes worry here in Portland that people have forgotten about me already. Date: November 15, 2014 Crane: 520 Days Spent on Project: 635 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Nathan. Yet another person whose last name I don’t recall. Sometime in the spring of 2009– and I only remember … Continue reading

Block 513: November 8, 2014

Happy Saturday. Despite not being able to sleep, I feel a little refreshed. Date: November 8, 2014 Crane: 513 Days Spent on Project: 628 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Danny R. Danny R. was the best, best male friend of Evie G., therefore always seemingly by her side, the … Continue reading

Block 509: November 4, 2014

Hello again. I bought myself a French Press for work, under the belief that I’d save so much money not picking up a coffee (or two) on the way into work in the morning. Which is true. I will. But I am so overly-caffeinated now it’s CRAZY. Date: November 4, 2014 Crane: 509 Days Spent … Continue reading