Tagged with money

Block 698: June 22, 2015

Let it be known that today will forever be the day wherein I dropped an entire coffee mug full of hot coffee on my sewing desk, my sewing machine, myself, and my Crane In Progress. Nothing like having to mop your floor, wipe down your desk, and throw out something you were in the middle … Continue reading

Block 695: June 19, 2015

I’ve been emotionally under the weather for the past two days. I need an emotional pick-me-up right now. It’s hard to believe that only a week ago, I was running around on an Oregon beach with my dog, perfectly content and excited to be here. Now…? Date: June 19, 2015 Crane: 695 Days Spent on … Continue reading

Block 618: March 1, 2015

Thankfully Sunday. Date: March 1, 2015 Crane: 618 Days Spent on Project: 740 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Right before the ill-fated show debacle happened in the late Spring of 2013, I was called by my friend Sydney, who asked if I might help her with an opera that … Continue reading

Block 590: January 30, 2015

That last Friday of January. Winter’s moving along… Date: January 30, 2015 Crane: 590 Days Spent on Project: 710 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Allie G. I’m not going in chronological order with this one. I met Allie back in 2013, out of the blue, when my friend Chris … Continue reading

Block 589: January 29, 2015

It’s been a day. And I don’t even know why. Date: January 29, 2015 Crane: 589 Days Spent on Project: 709 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Guess who’s having a hard time thinking of someone to thank today!?!?! Do I want to move on from Newsies? What did I … Continue reading

Block 510: November 5, 2014

Not feeling too good this morning. Ugh. It could be that I’m drinking SO MUCH COFFEE here with my amazing French Press that I bought for work. Caffeine! Date: November 5, 2014 Crane: 510 Days Spent on Project: 625 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Back in the summer of … Continue reading

Block 353: February 23, 2014

  “Leap and the net will appear.” Right? Is there a way to leap more noticeably? Date: February 23, 2014 Crane: 353 Days Spent on Project: 372 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Emme H. The Yale School of Drama offers one year technical internship (is that what it’s … Continue reading

Block 329: January 30, 2014

  Marbled, perhaps. Date: January 30, 2014 Crane: 329 Days Spent on Project: 348 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Burke B. Burke was also in the year below me, when I went to the Yale School of Drama. Again, another lighting designer, I had the chance to work … Continue reading

Block 257: November 13, 2013

Bowery Beauty. Date: November 13, 2013 Crane: 257 Days Spent on Project: 270 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kevin McL. The Fall that I moved to Louisville, KY to start my season as a Journeyman Assistant Costume Designer, I was supposed to be mentored by Kevin. I say … Continue reading

Big Spender!

After teaching class this morning, I managed to stop by The City Quilter on 25th Street. I easily and quickly dropped over $100 on fat quarters that looked like they might help me open up my color and pattern palette. Quilting, let it be known, is freakin’ expensive at times. While it seems that I … Continue reading