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Pure Michigan – Summer Vacation Begins

Pure Michigan – Summer Vacation Begins

By on July 3, 2017 in iPhone, Text Post, Travel, Video Post with 0 Comments

To kick off the first days of summer vacation we spent a week in Michigan visiting family and doing fun activities. Mini-golf, Dave & Busters and seeing a movie are just some of the highlights. While everything I was shooting was supposed to be for this year’s “Summer video”, I couldn’t help myself and created […]

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Jumping Sky High

Jumping Sky High

By on April 2, 2016 in HDR, iPhone, Photo Post, Travel, Video Post with 0 Comments

  Earlier this week while I was running an errand with the kids we noticed a new trampoline place. What surprised me was that it’s located in a business park, not a location that would ever really see drive by traffic. We checked it out that afternoon but today they went to actually JUMP and […]

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Easter Weekend in Michigan

Easter Weekend in Michigan

By on March 28, 2016 in iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

 What a great fun filled trip to Michigan this weekend. Because of the kids being on spring break we had more time than usual for our visit.                                                          

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Hour of Code 2015

Hour of Code 2015

By on December 13, 2015 in Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Last year I had the idea of taking Andrew to one of the many Hour of Code classes in the area, but found out about it too late. Everywhere I looked classes were already full. If you don’t know what the Hour of Code is, you can find out more at their website. It’s an […]

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The Langham Hotel – On Site Editing

The Langham Hotel – On Site Editing

By on January 24, 2014 in iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

The Langham Hotel (330 North Wabash Avenue , Chicago, IL) was my home for a 24 hour period recently. I was on-site to edit 36 short videos in about 12 hours time, and to deliver them all by 7am the next morning. While, on paper, it was a pretty easy job – it turned out to […]

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Hamburg Germany Photos

Hamburg Germany Photos

By on July 7, 2013 in HDR, iPhone, Photo Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Full assortment of photos can be found on Flickr

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Thursday Morning Breakfast

Thursday Morning Breakfast

By on July 4, 2013 in HDR, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

With the help of some late night Ambian I was finally able to fall asleep at a decent time and get up before the breakfast buffet was closed.

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Photos from Busan South Korea

Photos from Busan South Korea

By on June 28, 2012 in HDR, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

I really enjoyed the trip to Korea, but I’m always excited to come home. I always have a renewed appreciate the awesomeness of Chicago no matter how much I enjoyed where I was. That is, unless I’m coming home in January and it’s 30 below with 12″ of snow on the ground. The photos can […]

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The Solution to Jet Lag

The Solution to Jet Lag

By on June 23, 2012 in Photo Post, Travel with 0 Comments

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Walking Busan With My Personal Translator

Walking Busan With My Personal Translator

By on June 20, 2012 in HDR, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

As has become my habit on the first full day somewhere new, I woke up and went for a walk to see what I could see. I absolutely love exploring areas I’ve need been to before, taking in the sites and just following the thread of interest as I walk around. I did however have […]

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