I have twelve costumes going into the Senior Dance Concert this coming Friday.
ADD THAT TO THE FACT THAT
I’m a procrastinator
AND YOU GET
Many long nights, and all nighters, in the Costume Shop. Friends have been keeping me company when they can. I think a few are stopping by tonight.
We go into Tech at 7:00 on Monday. That is about 48 hours from when I began this post. Wish me luck. I’ll update with pictures in a bit, but for reference, this is me at the beginning of the night, awake and kinda happy:
Let’s see how this goes.
So, lately the phrase “all roads lead back to Joyce,” has been coming up in my daily conversation. (He and his work have infiltrated my life. I’m ok with it. I love James Joyce, but that’s not what this is about…) It just got me thinking, yet again, about how connected everything can be, especially here.
Let me just walk you through this particular web of connections…
I drew a diagram to help…
LITERATURE CLASS: I am reading Ulysses for class. In the first episode, one of the characters quotes the poet Swinburne (he calls him “Algy.”) I’d never read Swinburne, so I looked up a few of his poems. They’re quite good — they have A LOT to do with the ocean.
COSTUMING: I’m costuming three different dance pieces this term.