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Tee Time

July 31, 2010

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I have not had much time to blog, much less to breathe, chasing golfers and weaving through crowds without stabbing people in the back with my tripod as I’ve been shooting video for the Charleston Gazette on the PGA Tour at The Greenbrier Classic this week. Here is a video guide to the show going […]

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Times Three

July 28, 2010

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Quite beautiful and thrilling. A dance of lightning strikes three buildings at once on the Chicago skyline and then fractures and crackles the sky in amazing ways. A reminder that though humans think we rule the Earth, Gaia is still in charge. We are just lodgers in her house. Lightning strikes three of the tallest […]

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Abbracci Gratis

July 16, 2010

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I generally distrust video links e-mailed to me from friends and acquaintances that includes a Web address and message like: “From me to you; have a wonderful day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” The multiple exclamation points are the usual give-away that some well-meaning soul, moved to the ends of their toes by a slideshow of rainbow photos and quotes […]

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Subway Star Wars

July 15, 2010

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Some people have too much free time on their hands. But this is fun. UPDATE. ~ OK, I have learned a little more about the provenance of this video, concocted by Improv Everywhere.

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Famous Music

July 8, 2010

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Michael Lipton and a host of helpers and backers have done a remarkable job with the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Contrary to what you might expect, the state’s now seven-year-old HOF does not exclusively showcase old-time, country and bluegrass musicians, though the Hall’s work obviously spotlights some of the best players in those […]

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Patronizing smoothies

July 6, 2010

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A visit to Harry’s frighteningly expensive boutique grocery and its patronizing smoothies:

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Cover Me

July 5, 2010

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A time-lapse video of how a book cover got designed. This is very cool, especially if you dabble at all with Photoshop or have graphic design desires. The finished cover for closer examination (click photo bigger).

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Bagpiping up

July 3, 2010

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I’m a sucker for bagpipes, perhaps because my mother’s mother was a member of Scotland’s Cameron clan.  In a former life, I likely went down in the highlands as the bagpipes played and I breathed my last for the old sod. Or something. That’s why the bagpiper at Friday’s memorial service for Sen. Robert C. […]

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Death to that

July 2, 2010

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Yes, indeed. Amnesty International “death penalty” director’s cut (PLEIX) from pleix on Vimeo.

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Coming to Jesus

June 30, 2010

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Caveat Christianus: Hyper-Christians without a sense of humor, do not click this play button!

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