It Was Inevitable

Belews Creek, North Carolina
April 15, 2019 2:18pm CST
I’ve been enjoying the freedom to spend time writing and interacting here but life is about to get a little bit crazy. The official cast list for our community theatre’s production of Shrek the Musical was posted over the weekend and I have my first production meeting this evening. In preparation for taking copious notes this evening, I have compiled a list of costumes. 34 cast members 70 separate roles (and 70 costumes) Our opening night is less just shy of two months away. I’ll try to get here occasionally and keep you all updated on my son’s progress on the Appalachian Trail but otherwise, I think I’m going to be a little too busy to do much interacting! Image courtesy of Pixabay
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@Morleyhunt (20409)
• Canada
15 Apr
Sounds like a challenge....and we both know how we respond to challenges. Good luck. I'm looking forward to hearing all about it.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
I have this funny feeling I won't be doing a whole lot of sleeping over the next two months.
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@Gillygirl (22197)
• Sutton, England
15 Apr
Good luck with the musical. I shall still lookout for updates on your son's progress.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
Thanks, Gill! We're hoping to meet him at Fontana Dam on Friday. We're fortunate that for the first 1000 or so kilometers he's within range for us to meet with him, possible day-hike with him, and help him manage his gear (he currently has some items he's not actually needing at this point and is going to have us hold them for a stretch until he needs them further up the trail.)
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@Gillygirl (22197)
• Sutton, England
16 Apr
@SophiaMorros It's good that you have this meeting point and hike with him. Give him a rest from carrying things too.
@LadyDuck (214422)
• Switzerland
16 Apr
This seems an Herculean task to accomplish, good luck to you.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
Thanks, Anna. I'm just a tad overwhelmed right now. Too many things that need to be done and I'm still in the research phase.
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@LadyDuck (214422)
• Switzerland
16 Apr
@SophiaMorros I admit that I would not know where to start.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
@LadyDuck I really couldn't even do much of the research until I was given my marching orders from the director. Now that I know what she wants I can get moving.
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@UncleJoe (13358)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
16 Apr
I'm sure everyone appreciates your effort. You never have been one to shrek your duties.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
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@UncleJoe (13358)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
16 Apr
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@JudyEv (158120)
• Bunbury, Australia
16 Apr
Oh dear! What a workload! Just post occasionally and keep us up-to-date. You don't need to respond to any of my posts till - let me see - maybe late June? when I'll be back from our trip overseas. I hope it all goes well.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
By late June this will all be behind me. It's the mountain in front of me that's keeping me awake nights at the moment. Enjoy your trip, I look forward to reading about it!
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@JudyEv (158120)
• Bunbury, Australia
17 Apr
@SophiaMorros I hope you'll get the chance to tell us about some of the creative ways you'll concoct these costumes.
@Corbin5 (138617)
• United States
15 Apr
I think you are going to be very busy too.
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• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
I'm hovering at the edge of panic right now.
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@Corbin5 (138617)
• United States
16 Apr
@SophiaMorros Oh dear!!
@Juliaacv (40303)
• Canada
16 Apr
I know that you can do it, and I'm sure that nobody else doubts it, otherwise they wouldn't have called on you for it. Good luck.
• Belews Creek, North Carolina
16 Apr
I think they called on me to do this show because no one else wanted to tackle it. I think I will be calling in a LOT of favours among my friends that sew. Luckily for me, both my daughters and my bonus daughter are all willing and eager to help (of course two of them have end-of-semester assignments and final exams to deal with in the next couple of weeks).
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@Susan2015 (23773)
• United States
20 Apr
I'm sure that you will do just fine.