Tagged with Chicago

Block 628: April 12, 2015

Yesterday, after posting the 627th Crane, I went back to bed and slept until 5pm. Wow. Date: April 12, 2015 Crane: 628 Days Spent on Project: 782 You know, it’s probably best that I take breaks in this project, especially when life throws me an all-consuming curve ball and needs to shift my focus elsewhere. … Continue reading

Block 595: February 4, 2015

Wednesday. Today. Only today. Date: February 4, 2015 Crane: 595 Days Spent on Project: 715 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I’m just gonna keep going with the Sleep No More stuff. It’s wickedly out of chronological order, possibly maybe, but that’s where I am. So, another one of the … Continue reading

Block 241: October 28, 2013

  Monday. Date: October 28, 2013 Crane: 241 Days Spent on Project: 253 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Over the seven summers I spent at the National High School Institute, I spent six working in the costume shop, first as a designer and then I would eventually manage … Continue reading

Block 231: October 13, 2013

  Sunday Fun-day! I don’t have anything to do today! I think? Is that even possible? Date: October 13, 2013 Crane: 231 Days Spent on Project: 238 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Nick K. Nick is  a Chicago-based sound designer, and I first met him years ago at … Continue reading

Block 224: October 6, 2013

  Date: October 6, 2013 Crane: 224 Days Spent on Project: 231 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Lavina J. I first met Lavina during my first year with the NHSI, back in the summer of 2000. She was a 17 year old high school student at that point. … Continue reading

Block 223: October 5, 2013

  Date: October 5, 2013 Crane: 223 Days Spent on Project: 230 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Chris P. Chris was brought on one year to assist (although the correct NHSI term is “associate with”) Andrew W. on all of his work as the Production Manager/Director of the … Continue reading

Block 207: September 19, 2013

    I’m having a few feelings this morning. I’m not sure I like that. Date: September 19, 2013 Crane: 207 Days Spent on Project: 214 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Another dedication to someone from my time at NHSI… John J. John was not there for my … Continue reading

Block 206: September 18, 2013

  Wednesday! Half-way through the week! Sometimes I feel like I’m just wishing the days away here, like I have something better coming up in the unknown future. I think I’m just a little bored by it all right now. Date: September 18, 2013 Crane: 206 Days Spent on Project: 213 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, … Continue reading

Block 205: September 17, 2013

  Wasn’t I just doing this? It’s another day, ladies and gents. Date: September 17, 2013 Crane: 205 Days Spent on Project: 212 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Rosie F.! Rosie was yet another Faculty Associate during my first summer at NHSI. And, unlike all the other Faculty … Continue reading

Block 203: September 15, 2013

  So, today is Sunday. I have a ton of stuff that I should be doing. But, it’s now almost noon and I’m just now getting around to this. Oops. Date: September 15, 2013 Crane: 203 Days Spent on Project: 210 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Marni. That … Continue reading