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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Video

Light Sabers in Cloud City

My six-year-old son sketched four frames to tell the story of the Cloud City battle between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. I had him narrate it after I grabbed my recorder, and later I mixed it with the scanned drawings to create a video. (sorry if you’re at work and this is blocked — I… (read more)

Where the Downhill Boys Go

Sometimes with all the technology we possess, we forget what fun a simple wagon can be. Kids keep us mindful of that. Then, of course, I use all the technology at my disposal to make a short music video of the event. The original clips are of low quality, from Shannon’s point-and-shoot digital camera, but… (read more)

Skywalker Chronicles

(Note: Those reading “The Keys Are In It” may jump into Part Seven. Those who have not started, give it a try.) At Benjamin’s Fifth Birthday Party (with a Star Wars theme), the boys made up a role-playing game. In the middle Benjamin explains what’s happening and then uses his foot to emphasize one of… (read more)

Paternal Pedaling

The dialog in my latest video is a bit quiet in spots, but I’m hoping the cinematography makes up for it (yeah, right). Quick synopsis: Ben and I set out to ride around the neighborhood at random. Within a minute he came up with our first destination, and shortly after we reached it I contributed… (read more)

Walkway of Death

I clinched several times while watching this video — mostly near the end, but it’s all quite harrowing. Located in Spain, El Caminito Del Rey was in use from 1905 to 2000, when it was closed after too many people died trying to use it.