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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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Landed in Busan South Korea

Landed in Busan South Korea

By on June 19, 2012 in Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Photo by simonbondphotography.com   After two long flights, waiting in several lines and a a very sore behind (from all the sitting), I have finally checked into the hotel that will be home for the next week and a half. Tomorrow is a adjustment day, so i’m looking forward to viewing the area on foot as […]

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Off To Korea

Off To Korea

By on June 18, 2012 in Travel with 0 Comments

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New Book: Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea

New Book: Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea

By on May 19, 2012 in Book, Travel with 0 Comments

In preparation for my trip to South Korea next month (work related), I decided to do a little reading on my destination. At first I was looking at official travel guides, but this first hand account seemed like it might be a interesting read as well. I’ve only spent about 20 minutes reading it so […]

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