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A point of view

New Year’s Eve 2017

Celebrating the new year in Banff, Canada this year. It’s insanely cold here though, so cold we filled the flask up with Canadian Rye before heading out in the -18F weather for the photo hike. The hotel is amazing but walking even just down the street and you are a human meat-sicle. by the time you get there.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Movie historians baffled that critics of the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi were expecting more serious toned literary greatness from the predecessor of a samurai space opera knock-off of Flash Gordon (Seriously, look it up, Lucas wanted to originally do a Flash Gordon movie but couldn’t secure the rights).
 

No spoilers, you’re welcome.

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Above Gunnison

A quick road trip to Colorado with my drone proved to give great results on capturing video unlike I’ve been able to back home. Stunning treetops and river runs give a new experience to Colorado that I haven’t enjoyed until now. Some more techniques to learn but this was a good first effort.

Happy New Year!

The earth, the universe, and the stars seem never-ending to a species that lives for about 71 years, incapable of perceiving long term change while stuck to a planet and kept busy

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Seriously 2016, just go

2016 is one of those years that seemed to defy common sense and logic. On a societal level, we devolved. A populist wave of “Go F#@& yourself” swept the country like never before thanks to an unchecked political agenda and a growing apathy towards others.

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Rogue One, A Star Wars Story

Rogue One is the first attempt at spotlighting a side story to the normal Skywalker storyline in a major release. The teasers allowed us to see that it took place around the time of the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope, and that it would involve something to do with the rebellion and the construction of the first Death Star.

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Galveston

I was always told that Corpus Christi, Texas was much nicer and cleaner than Galveston. That proved to be false. It wasn’t bad, but Galveston felt about the same and with a better ocean view.

When you’re here

There’s a photo I took of my son as a young kid, red sweater, red backdrop, laughing, framed on my living room console table. Last week I noticed a small sliver of yellow paper sticking out of where you put the photo in, so I opened it. Behind the photo was $50 and a post-it note from my mom that simply read “I love you son”.

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To the Skies

I bought a 4k Video drone a few weeks ago and have been trying to get the hang of flying it. Today we took it to the lake and let it take off over the water.