Filed under Cranes for Boys

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 461: June 11, 2014

Pippin opens tonight. Date: June 11, 2014 Crane: 461 Days Spent on Project: 478 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Andy J. Andy was another one of the artists, craftspeople, and designers who worked in Martin’s Costume Shop/Studio. I met him back in 2008, when I was working on the first … Continue reading

Block 445: May 26, 2014

  Happy Memorial Day, everyone. Date: May 26, 2014 Crane: 445 Days  Spent on Project: 463 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: This one is hard. Jimmy L. So, back in the late fall of 2007, I had just finished designing three productions on that happened on top of one another. … Continue reading

Block 443: May 24, 2014

Saturday. Date: May 24, 2014 Crane: 443 Days Spent on Project: 461 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: “Did you make this outfit?” Boy. Back in 2007, after I had finished the marathon run of designing a production for the New York Musical Theatre Fetsival, guest teaching at Colby College, and … Continue reading

Block 420: May 1, 2014

Apparently, yesterday in New York, there were horrid rainstorms all day that will continue into today. I’m so glad to be in Los Angeles right now. Date: May 1, 2014 Crane: 420 (giggle) Days Spent on Project: 438 Location: West Hollywood, CA Person I would have sent it to: Andrew A. So, if yesterday was … Continue reading

Block 419: April 30, 2014

Fifth day in LA. It’s still gorgeous outside. Date: April 30, 2014 Crane: 419 Days Spent on Project: 437 Location: West Hollywood, CA Person I would have sent it to: Hugh R., “Coffee Shop Boy.” When I moved to Brooklyn in the fall of 2006, I was more focused on getting work and doing work … Continue reading

Block 388: March 30, 2014

The Dog let me sleep in today. Well… besides needing a walk before 6am. He let me sleep in afterwards. Date: March 30, 2014 Crane: 388 Days Spent on Project: 406 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kirk S. Oh, the early to mid “Aughts,” when a thing called … Continue reading

Block 382: March 24, 2014

Onward! Upward! Forward! Not Backward! Date: March 24, 2014 Crane: 382 Days Spent on Project: 400 (Really?) Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Richard G. Sigh. SIGH. In the three years that it takes to go to, experience, graduate, and then leave the Yale School of Drama, I never … Continue reading

Block 381: March 23, 2014

  And, yes: the anxiety has arrived.  A few days ahead of schedule, true, but maybe this means it’ll vacate by the time I need clear-thinking again. The countdown has begun. Date: March 23, 2014 Crane: 381 Days Spent on Project: 399 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Jim … Continue reading

Block 380: March 22, 2014

  Today, I realize how deceptive some of these pictures can be. This crane is actually a very bright yellow, and the background is black, grey, and gold. Date: March 22, 2014 Crane: 380 Days Spent on Project: 398 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Mike W. Mike was … Continue reading