3.11.2011

Deadlines and Stories....


Deadlines and stories don't mix well -- is the summation of today's feelings. The work of telling this particular story, today, included: talking to archivists and librarians, paging through a stack of maps, trying to find the appropriate ways through digital firewalls to more map collections, attempting (and failing!) to build map-photographing dolly, excising extraneous words, mixing together music and images, sorting through the stories of an eighty year old woman and a ninety-six year old man in order to find just the right sound bite -- all of which would be perfect life work if one could just shrug off deadlines -- if only....

(for a cheerier (?) appraisal of the daily grind - check out this Perceptions Report)

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