I’ve been spending most of this week putting together a “turnover manual” for whoever who follows me into the Rensselaer Newman Foundation as Director. One of the things I did was pull all of my booking files and stack them all up into one list. There are a few redundancies and double entries, but even counting them, I was sort of impressed (if I say so myself) at how many of these things I’d done since 2002. Here is the complete list. Each thing on the list involved booking, promoting, setting up, breaking down, attending, collecting, hanging, sound mixing, lighting and/or taking care of guest performers and artists and their work. When you’re in the middle of something like that, you sometimes don’t realize how much of it you’re doing. I think that’s not a bad little legacy to leave the organization when I depart this Friday.