The ongoing blog of the Tomchak family, in Wheaton IL USA

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K1 Racing – First Time Go-Cart Racing

K1 Racing – First Time Go-Cart Racing

By on March 27, 2018 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

I’ve been waiting for the day that the kids could finally drive go-carts all by themselves, and it finally came this past weekend. All three of the kids loved it and even wanted to go back the next day. I’m sure it will be an activity that lasts us all summer.   I didn’t record […]

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Andrew’s First Edit Job

Andrew’s First Edit Job

By on January 27, 2018 in iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

The day I’ve been waiting for finally arrived. The day I should start teaching the kids how to edit FOR ME! Today Andrew is doing a cutdown/stringer of the entire AGT 2017 season while removing all commercials. He’s all over the JKL keys and is learning fast. Because it’s one of those really repetitive jobs […]

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FAITH Dance Performance

FAITH Dance Performance

By on January 9, 2018 in Video Post with 0 Comments

I wish I had a better recording of this, but beggars can’t be choosers. Andrew is a great dancer.

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Andrew, Maximus and Sydney School Photos, 2017-18

Andrew, Maximus and Sydney School Photos, 2017-18

By on January 9, 2018 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

Today I finally had time to hang up the most recent batch of school photos. We were pretty happy with the way they all came out this year.

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Talking With Andrew – Creepy Movie Trailer Idea

Talking With Andrew – Creepy Movie Trailer Idea

By on July 20, 2017 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

The boys (not so much Sydney) have always liked watching scary movie trailers. Even if they are not old enough to watch the movie, they obsess over even the most terrifying trailers in hopes that one day they can watch the movies. So while sitting with him at the table one day I flipped on […]

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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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First Detroit Visit of 2017

First Detroit Visit of 2017

By on March 28, 2017 in HDR, iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

This was the first time to Detroit this year for the kids and they had a blast. Here are a few pics of the visit.   They can also be found on SmugMug

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Brother vs Brother Video

Brother vs Brother Video

By on December 21, 2016 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

For the first time in my video editing career, I was asked if I could create lasers for an upcoming project. And if so, how long it would take to do a bunch of lasers as 2 people ran through the building. That’s something you don’t get asked every day – if ever. I gave […]

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What I Did Over Summer Vacation – BTS

What I Did Over Summer Vacation – BTS

By on September 21, 2016 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

Behind the scenes of the “Summer with Dad” video, including tips and lessons learned.

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The 2016 Concert Series, Elementary Style

The 2016 Concert Series, Elementary Style

By on June 21, 2016 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

Another Lowell Elementary concert season has come and gone.

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