Archive | April, 2007

Stop action week

April 30, 2007

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Stop action week

Lauren and I played around with stop action animation during the past week. A student in my Video Editing class did a really cool lego stop action animation project, and it looked like fun, so while I was preparing a “lesson on DVD” last week I made a little stop action movie to keep the […]

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Strange Envelope

April 29, 2007

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I received a strange package in the mail a few days ago. On the back it said, “From my 6th graders. Open at own risk!” The handwriting was impeccable, and from that I knew that it was from my cousin Sam. He had his 6th graders make get well cards for me. I always knew […]

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Not so bad

April 29, 2007

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We’ve been experimenting with food left and right lately.   I finally got to use the Baker’s Edge pan for a roast, and I wish I could say it all turned out perfectly.  This was my first experience cooking pork tenderloin, and I wasn’t thinking that it would take less time than a regular piece of […]

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Super absorbent

April 27, 2007

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This happened before I went to the hospital, but I didn’t get to write about it, because we couldn’t get to the picture (and it seemed like maybe there were more pressing matters). I don’t have a lot of things that are “my job” to do around the house, but reloading TP is one of […]

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Booooo!

April 26, 2007

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“Boooo” as in “Terrible!  Horrible! No Good!  Very Bad!”   We are just experiencing a series of plagues, I think. I started to list them all, but that’s just too much whining.   Let’s just say that this has been a bad week all around.  Too much going on and not enough time to deal with it.  […]

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Super geeky

April 25, 2007

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When I was growing up I had two Star Wars action figures: R2-D2 and a stormtrooper. That’s it. Personally, I find it hard to believe that that was it, but I’m pretty sure it was. Boys of my generation and particular mental bent spent a considerable amount of time thinking of Star Wars and how […]

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