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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Sydney – Finalist in Elementary School Art Project

Sydney – Finalist in Elementary School Art Project

By on March 2, 2018 in iPhone, Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

Late last year Sydney entered an art class at her elementary school. It was a very last-minute project that I refused to do with her due to her late request despite knowing about it for weeks.  However, her mom was much more understanding. The contest was to create art of any type, from writing a […]

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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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Glasses Try-On for Sydney

Glasses Try-On for Sydney

By on November 20, 2017 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

As it turns out Sydney needs glasses. Not as bad as her brother did, but she’s crossed over that line enough that we’re going to get her a pair soon. To get the ball rolling we went and tried on a few different frames to get some ideas.

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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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The Days of Summer Vacation

The Days of Summer Vacation

By on June 3, 2016 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

I’m SO lucky. Never in my life did I think I would have the opportunity to have the summer at home with the kids instead of working full-time. Yet due to the unexpected turn of events of the last 12 months fate has delivered just that to me. The short answer is that, due to […]

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