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Great Wall, Great Time

Great Wall, Great Time

By on September 16, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Today was an all day event to get to and from the Great Wall. It is about 50 miles outside the city, but it was a 2 hour cab ride each way (in part because our cab driver kept getting lost) and we spent about 3 hours walking the Great Wall, taking photos and having […]

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Madison’s First Day of School

Madison’s First Day of School

By on August 27, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Madison Ollar, daughter of my sister Debbie and her husband Steve Ollar.  It seems like only yesterday that we welcomed Madison into the world, and now she’s heading off to her first day of school. 

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Four Down, One to Go

By on August 2, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

The first 4 videos are done and have already played at the show today. The last video gets done late tomorrow night and I have 2 days to get that one done. Here is a sample of one of the 4 videos that we did. All in all 13 people were interviewed and shot for […]

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One more, then off to bed

One more, then off to bed

By on August 2, 2008 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

It’s 1:45am (Saturday) and I’m finally done for the day. At least a had a few good laughs doing these videos.      Send a JibJab Sendables® eCard Today!

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Day 3 – Crunch Day

Day 3 – Crunch Day

By on August 1, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This year I setup a client table with an extra monitor and speaker to make sorting through all the footage easier.  Today is probably the most difficult day of the trip, at least for me. Yesterday Brian and John interviewed 13 people, which today has to be turned into four, 4 minute videos that all […]

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CT Scan is Done

CT Scan is Done

By on July 31, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Andrew is back home and we’re just waiting for the results from the scan. We might not have them until tomorrow though. We’re at the mercy of the doctor at this point.  Everything went fine at the hospital though. More as soon as I find out.

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Grandma Jane and the Boys

By on April 28, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] iPod version (4.5 MB)

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Brenda’s Audition Tape

By on December 14, 2007 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Brenda’s Audition Tape Earlier this year, just for fun we decided to see if we could get Brenda on the game show 1 vs. 100. The process is pretty easy, you just fill out a stack of paperwork and send them a 5 minute video. They said they wanted to see what your life was […]

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