Tagged with journey

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 700: June 24, 2015

Someone recently told me that it’s been exciting to watch me get more adventurous with colors and patterns. Have I been more so? Anyway, only 300 more to go! Date: June 24, 2015 Crane: 700 Days Spent on Project: 855 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Gigi G. Gigi was … Continue reading

Block 671: May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day, everyone. Date: May 25, 2015 Crane: 671 Days Spent on Project: 825 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Chris S. When I flew to Los Angeles, for the quick weekend vacation in November 2013, Dave had planned my first night there to be an introduction to West … Continue reading

Block 665: May 19, 2015

Tuesday. Feels like Thursday. Or maybe I’m just delusional. Or hopeful. Date: May 19, 2015 Crane: 665 Days Spent on Project: 819 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I’ll continue to thank the brokers that I worked with in New York City. Not because I think NYC brokers are amazing … Continue reading

Block 662: May 16, 2015

Sitting in tech rehearsal on this Saturday morning, and I’m struck by the thought that, at 36 years old, I’m neither young nor old. I’m neither green nor experienced. I’m really in a middle, possibly on the cusp of something. Don’t you think? Date: May 16, 2015 Crane: 662 Days Spent on Project: 816 Location: NW … Continue reading

Block 660: May 14, 2015

I woke up this morning and felt like I could take on the world. Despite a surprise sore throat. Date: May 14, 2015 Crane: 660 Days Spent on Project: 814 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Back in the late spring and/or early summer of 2013, I was scrounging for … Continue reading

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 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 634: April 18, 2015

Saturday. Thankfully Saturday. Date: April 18, 2015 Crane: 634 Days Spent on Project: 788 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Pete The Dog Walker! When I moved to Washington Heights in the fall of 2012, right after Hurricane Sandy halted a lot of New York, I needed to find a … Continue reading

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