I know I hadn't updated for a bit but the play officially opens tonight, with last night being a final dress rehearsal in front of an audience
All went well and I'm really looking forward to tonight. I did manage a few pictures, hoping to get some more tonight as everyone was so tired yesterday, myself included. The pictures I have are from set build last Sunday as well as myself with our director and other characters from the show.
Well the play rehearsals are going well with the exception of the late evenings wearing a little thin on me. It can make for some very long days to say the least. I do have a meeting this Sunday evening which will be important. The store I work at will be closing on May 3rd for at least 2 months, we have to vacate by the 7th and we'll be reopening in a brand new store, early to mid July. I now have to decide what I want to do. I will get all the details come Sunday evening but essentially i
or so it started out so. I went to work just like always and when I arrived, my manager arrived at the same time. We went to open the gate to go into the store (work at the mall) and this obnoxious odor started to come out. We looked at eachother and didn't know quite what to say. We weren't quite sure what it was, just that it was horrible, smelled like the sewer backed up and it was throughout the store. So we went to make the bank deposit stopping off at Eckards to pick up some air fresh
Well I can't help but to keep thinking about what happened to me the other weekend, not sure how I should feel about this. I was working at the store and this guy comes in with his girlfriend/wife, not sure. He's about 30 give or take a couple and as his gf/wife is looking at items in the store he approaches me. He says is your name Susan? I answer yes, he continues Susan (insert my last name here)? He continues "You don't remember me do you, my name is Lance (insert his last name) I manage
Well last night we started to block the scenes. Blocking is where you are located on stage as different lines are performed. Once a scene is blocked, it stays the same throughout and doesn't get changed so it takes a few trial and errors to get it blocked properly. Tonight I can skip rehearsal as I'm not in any of the scenes being blocked but tomorrow and Thursday evening is a different story. My understanding is we'll start getting our songs to learn on Thursday, wonder how many they'll be?
Well rehearsals have started this week and it's been fun. I will be playing a saloon girl again and yes, there will be singing involved again . I don't mind really, had a blast last year and am so looking forward to it. There's so much on stage antics that I'll get to do, as the director mentioned "you girls had your own show going on in the background" lol! Only thing is it makes for long evenings but rehearsals will be scheduled a little different this time due to some conflicts. I have
Well despite the sub-freezing temps and high winds making for whiteout conditions, I did go to the audition which continues tonight and next Monday as well. I was quickly reminded of how much fun this is and I'm so looking forward to being assigned a part. There are 22 parts for this play and many have very minimal lines but very involved physically on stage. I don't care what part I get, I do know I'll be in it though. Rehearsals start a week from tonight, and we have approximately 6 weeks
For staters: Happy New Year to All Who Read My Blog! :buddies:
What can I say, this past year has been a real rollercoaster for me. I have been through a few bumps, received some bruises and had some great times, had new experiences and met some new people as well. Not all have been pleasant, some have been scary and others amazing experiences that I will never ever forget. I can't get into details, sorry but if you are a close friend of mine, you'll know what I'm talking about
Well for those of you who know me, know that I work in a women's clothing store at the mall. I decided to go back into the world of retail this year after a 5 year hiatus and have enjoyed it quite a bit. This is my favorite time of year though, especially these last few days before Christmas. The majority of our customers are male buying gifts for their wife, girlfriend, sister, mother, whoever . Some are pretty well prepared and come in with a newspaper circular or magazine picture with an
It has been the most amazing 24 hours in that I have had the oppertunity to hear/speak to/from about 6 people that I haven't had the chance to in many months. I'm just totally in awe over it and so very thankful that everyone is great . I love my friends !
Well I finally did it, pulled off the breakfast fundraiser for the volunteer ambulance. We had a great turnout from both our club and the ambulance volunteers although we were a little light on the amount of patrons. We still made money and had a very good time. They really enjoyed this event and had decided that if I agreed to lead this event again next year, they would provide me a co-chair from their organization to share the work load and equally divide the responsibilities. I'd love
So I need to run a few errands before I head out to my youth group meeting and as I turn out of my tract onto a semi busy road, there's my mailman standing outside his truck holding a small dog and looking rather lost. I stop on the road and ask him if he's found a new friend for himself. He responds that he stopped to catch this little dog and it almost got hit by a passing car. I asked if he wanted me to take him and he was thrilled as we've known each other for several years. He knows how
Well yesterday I went on my first wine tour with a group of friends. We were 18 women with a 40 year span between youngest/oldest, yet we all still had many things in common amoung us. We rented a limo/bus to take us around so we didn't have to worry about driving/parking and could really enjoy ourselves. Everyone brought a dish to pass and we feasted in between our tastings. Each winery had a different way of directing their tastings. Almost all had a fee between $1 and $3 for the tastings
Well to say I'm juggling too many things at this time may be an understatement, let's see where I'll begin
My youth group meetings have started this month, what can I say but I love these kids. I never realized how much of an influence I am on them till a couple of weeks ago. A former student contacted me about being a reference for a job that he was applying for. I had worked with this young man for 4 years and he has always been terrific to say the least. To quote him:
Well it's been awhile since I've updated and I'm kind of getting a little overwhelmed so this entry may kind of go all over the place so my apologies now .
As you all know, I belong to a community service club which I have been an officer on the board now for several years. At our last board meeting a couple of weeks ago, the current President made a comment to me that I haven't been taking an active enough role as VP , this was not taken well by me, or the other board member there. My
A Special Message To My Members!
On Friday August 11th, STCT will be celebrating our second birthday/anniversary! Wow, I can not believe how fast the time has gone and how much we've grown. We still are "technically" considered a small forum because of our number of members, but what members we have. Our content and post count far exceed forums many times our size.
I love that we are a smaller board as it allows us to be more personal/friendly with each other. We'
Well I haven't blogged in a bit so I will make this a quick update.
I was almost hit by a pick up truck a week ago Friday by a guy in such a rush, he couldn't wait to back out of his spot I went grocery shopping and had just loaded my groceries into the car, started to put my cart back, and well this idiot starts to back up as I'm crossing. I realize he isn't even looking and continues to back out almost hitting me , I had to jump out of the way and leave the cart which he bumps as
Okay, I've been getting a little bored at the gym lately. Don't get me wrong as I love working out but now that it's summer I like to do some outdoor activites and our weather here hasn't been the most cooperative . So I go to the gym for my regular routine yesterday and as I walk by the aerobic room, I see all these exercise balls in a stand and I'm curious. I see one of the trainers and I ask what's up? She explained to me it's a new class that they just started to work on "your body's c
So last night was the audition for the next play I am interested in and I have to be there at 7pm, no problem. I look up on the map where I have to go and have a pretty good idea. It's the town's community center, how hard is that to find . I know that it will take me about 25 mins or so to get there so I leave here at 6:20 figuring it'll give me ample time to get there and possibly read over some of the script before I have to audition. Jillian had not received the scripts on time to get t
Well Saturday evening I attended an awards banquet hosted by our local Community Theater Group. They presented me with an award similar to a congeniality award, thought it was so sweet of them . In addition I got to see several of the cast members from the play which was great. I really missed them and have decided that whoever gets their copy of the play first starts a telephone chain to get together to watch it as a group at my place, the idea was well received.
Now one of the girls
I just have to blog about this, as it has often been said that there isn't enough of kindness and people don't take the time out to help or recognize one another.
I went to dinner tonight to the local Chinese restaurant I have been going to for years and behind me was a Mother with her 7, yes I said 7, adopted disabled children. The children ranged in disablilities and ages from 5-14 and everything from being blind to emotional disorders. This family does come in regularly and usually Dad
I have been involved with this community service club for 5 years now, and I have been Secretary twice, 2nd VP for 1 year, and have been elected for my second term as 1st VP so I know my way around this organization to say the least . They have wanted me to be President for a couple of years now but I won't take the position, I have my reasons . Well the guy who is President will be doing it for his second term this year and it's not starting out any better than last year. I guess some peop
I love trees, flowers, gardens, etc. My neighborhood is fairly new but established, most houses are 15 yrs old or younger and there aren't very many trees around as it had been a farm previously. My next door neighbor just cut down their one and only established tree. I just watched from my desk here 3 men take down, and destroy in 10 mins what took nature at least 40 years to grow, I can now see my neighbor's (kitty corner from me) yard which had been totally blocked previously and it's
Now before you think I've lost my mind this is what I refer to as our summer snow. Every year at the beginning of summer the Cottonwood or Poplar Trees (known as both here) bloom and go into seed. If you have never experienced this, you're lucky, as it makes an awful mess all over the place. These trees have long white fuzzy blooms that disect into little fuzzies and blow all over the place. They are particularly annoying if you're trying to do things outside like stain a deck, paint your