Tagged with journal

Block 801: October 3, 2015

I’m again sitting on my balcony. It’s 8:17pm, the light is dimmed low, there’s a glass of red wine next to me, and I’m wearing an oversized chunky cardigan I pulled from costume stock this morning at work. The only way I could be any more #basic right now is if I had a Vanilla … Continue reading

Block 799: October 1, 2015

I should remember to write a check for this month’s rent tonight. Ugh. Date: October 1, 2015 Crane: 799 Days Spent on Project: 954 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: I’m still listening to the song “Judge Me” by the Superwalkers. If last … Continue reading

Block 778: September 10, 2015

Huh. Is it any surprise that we don’t really have anything to work on in the shop right now? I don’t know how I intend that sentence. Date: September 10, 2015 Crane: 778 Days Spent on Project: 933 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: … Continue reading

Block 775: September 7, 2015

Happy Labor Day, everyone. I’m celebrating the one day off I had this three day weekend as best I can; it’s also the last day off I’ll have for 12 days. Date: September 7, 2015 Crane: 775 Days Spent on Project: 930 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music … Continue reading

Block 753: August 16, 2015

Ten days until all the stitches in my mouth will be removed. Two days until the first day of rehearsal for the first play of the season. It’s 7:24pm on Sunday, August 16, 2015, and I have 13 and a half hours until the work day starts. Date: August 16, 2015 Crane: 753 Days Spent … Continue reading

Block 751: August 14, 2015

TGIF, ladies and gentlemen. Date: August 14, 2015 Crane: 751 Days Spent on Project: 906 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: Would you believe it if I told you that I was listening to the soundtrack for the Ken Burns doc “Jazz” again? … Continue reading

Block 610: February 20, 2015

We’re almost to the weekend. Date: February 20, 2015 Crane: 610 Days Spent on Project: 731 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Continuing on that ill-fated theater experience of 2012, let’s thank Kara B. Kara was the other assistant that was brought on to work on that show. She had … Continue reading

Block 527: November 22, 2014

‘This project is never-ending!,” it dawned on him as he stitched together a crane slowly and without enthusiasm this Saturday morning. “Why?,” he asked. Date: November 22, 2014 Crane: 527 Days Spent on Project: 642 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Dr. Greist. When I was in high school, I … Continue reading

Block 453: June 3, 2014

Nine more days here. We’re down to single digits and I can’t tell you how excited I am for this. Date: June 3, 2014 Crane: 453 Days Spent on Project: 470 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Maija G. Maija was the Assistant (and perhaps the Associate as we transfered to … Continue reading

Block 452: June 2, 2014

Today is my day off; I’m still planning to work in the shop to pass the time. Date: June 2, 2014 Crane: 452 Days Spent on Project: 469 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Bill T. J. Um, yeah, it seems a little weird for me to dedicate a Crane to … Continue reading