Jul 30, 2009
a shockingly accurate picture of my packing approach, from "Moving Day" © Walt Disney Company
Your Blackwing blogger has been very busy away from the computer of late. Obviously posts have been few, but I have some very fun items coming up to write about, hopefully by the end of week. Unfortunately my life just now has been given over to the horrors of moving house lock, stock and books-thousands upon thousands of books. Due to this sweaty work(no A/C in this c.1907 house I'm packing up, and it's been blistering in Southern California) I've had to forgo too many fun events to count: a generous offer to be hosted at San Diego's Comic Con last week, and just this week had to decline the offer of a champagne reception and accompanying tribute to Miyazaki at the Academy. Believe me, that hurts. But the end of the month is nigh and the Goof and Mickey haven't shown up to help with the piano, so it's been slow going.
At any rate heads up on a post about the soon to open Walt Disney Family Museum, some swell new books, and a few other choice topics. In the meantime there've been so many great posts elsewhere on the animation circuit that I'm sure you've been more than busy reading them.
Hard to believe that in a couple of months it will have been 4 years since beginning this blog. It feels more like 10 minutes has gone by. Thanks for continuing to check in from time to time.
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Good luck with the move, Jenny. People who love books (and I include myself in that category) have a tougher than average time whenever they move.
Jenny, this is one of the best and most followed blogs in animation! Keep'em coming! good luck with the move.
Hey Jenny, sweet blog (I just found it through Jen Hager)! Thanks for the kind review of Up :)
Good luck with your move. My old Polish grandmother used to sprinkle salt in the corners of the room in a new house. She said it drives away the bad spirits of the previous owners.
Slavs have a thing about salt.
I've moved far too many times, and books are the worst. I could have used a fork lift.
Good luck with your move, Jenny. We eagerly await your return.
good luck with the move and don't misplace any old Ward drawings by accident!
Thanks you guys--I really appreciate the good vibes. Mark-no kidding! I'm packing that stuff dead last!
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