Author Archives: talesfromthescaffolding

How I like my theatre AKA Why I will NEVER move to New York

Readers, I have a confession to make.  A possibly dark confession that some of you may be shocked by.  Not one I am ashamed of, but one that you don’t hear very often from 20-somethings wanting to work in theatre, … Continue reading

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450 days: Achieveable actions

Things that I can do during the month of January: 1.  Go dancing twice during the month.  It’s good exercise and makes me happy. 2.  Apply to 3 summer jobs.  Knowing I have income lined up will help me not … Continue reading

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Plays: Mrs. Packard by Emily Mann

So, after my post earlier this month about creative things I would like to do more of, I caught a cold.  And that cold allowed me time to do nothing by lie in bed (after work) and read…plays.  I managed … Continue reading

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Frugal Portland Gift Exchange!

So, I’ve been reading the blog Frugal Portland for about a year now. I’m not even exactly sure how I found it, expect I know if Googled something like “Portland things to do” and it popped up. I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Ok, so, It’s been awhile.  I thought this blog would be a great new way to record goals and progress and be able to measure how far I’ve come, etc, etc.  And then I don’t update for over two months.  … Continue reading

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Nerd Fitness and Body Weight Exercises

Last week I dropped my gym membership.  I just hadn’t gone since February, and since I came back from Europe “having enough time” was not a valid excuse.  I’ve been looking for some ways to cut my spending so that … Continue reading

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I’m doing a sew along…

I’m hoping to ride my “sewing mojo/spare time/no money to go out” wave and I joined a coat sew-along on Gerties New Blog For Better Sewing. I have yet to ever finish a coat (and I think only have 2 … Continue reading

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