Clarksville, Ohio is a far cry from this big city I’ve called home for a year and a half.
New York City: Year 2, Day 101
And I was incredibly thankful for that during my recent holiday jaunt to the Midwest.
Chris and I hopped a plane on Wednesday morning to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Highlights of the trip included amazing food, perfect company, a cozy fire, two puppies, a Christmas tree adventure, a visit to the college my Grandfather attended, beautiful land, exploration of an abandoned barn, and much-needed rest.
On Saturday morning while Chris and his dad split wood, I went for a walk on their property. Here’s some video I took:
It was a beautiful trip. I was sad to leave. Now I’m in New York, right back in the thick of things at the New School for Drama where I’m asked to be entirely too many people every day. Currently I’m working on Alma in Summer and Smoke, Nina in The Seagull, Lavinia in Titus Andronicus, Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Henry V in Henry V, and Mom/The Grunch in a rockin’ new play called Mother’s Hatchet: A Cautionary Tale for Jewish Children. The all-star Mother’s Hatchet team features the beautiful Michelle Trester, whose clown looks a little bit like this:
Needless to say, only good things are happening.