Yes, it is Friday and my film series runs on Sundays. I’ll get things back on schedule next week. For this week, please pretend it is Sunday and read on.
People know I am all about science. Physics, astronomy, whatever it takes.
When friends look for me, they know to look in the laboratory. This week I spent a little extra time in the lab, considering the big questions in physics and astronomy. Questions such as “why is the moon following me?” and “if I am strong enough to lift my own weight, can I sit in a chair, pick myself up and fly away?” Read the rest of this entry »
About ten years ago, I was helping put on a juggling festival. We were giving a set of water injected tennis balls to everyone who attended. Filling a tennis ball with water gives it the perfect weight for juggling. The water also keeps the ball from bouncing away when it is dropped.
This really has nothing to do with what this week’s film is about. Read the rest of this entry »
This week’s film is highly significant. The significance isn’t that I created it using the largest, heaviest props I’ve ever worked with. Well, the size of the props is part of why this is a big deal, but it isn’t the most significant thing about it.
The really big deal about this film is that I manipulated all the props with my mind.
I have such a headache today from doing that. Sometimes an artist like me must pay a high cost for our craft. Read the rest of this entry »
The heat wave here in the eastern United States has gotten me to considering a problem that plagues suburbia. Lawn mowing is a lousy, hot chore.
Manufacturers have tried addressing the lousy, hot chore by creating self-propelled mowers. They’re missing the mark. I can push the mower around, or it can drag me around. The problem is that I am still involved in both those scenarios. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve already posted my film for this week, but this video came in this morning.
Behold, a holiday claymation from environmentalist, musician, writer and all around good guy, the Omawari-son.
In this piece he created for Father’s Day, he channels his inner Art Clokey
The film series continues this week with a favorite topic of mine, food. It is not about a favorite food.
Greek yogurt is supposedly good for me. I get that. That is why I eat it. Read the rest of this entry »
This week’s film depicts something I enjoy, producing a blog post. I was not able to come up with a way to record how I come up with an idea, nor the event leading to the idea. This is simply how I assembled the post before this one. Read the rest of this entry »
Things were slow at work yesterday. I used my time productively.
Based on how I was feeling, I developed a list of potential warnings signs of an impending bout of hyperactivity in an older person.
- The intense need to create something.
- Intolerance for boredom.
- Adapting things in the environment to different uses.
- The presence of a Lego Super Heroes Movie Maker app on one’s phone.