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16Mar/121

Fourth Grade Girl’s First Ski Jump

The emotion in her voice is incredible, especially the internal back and forth that she feels when hesitating and feeling the full weight of fear.

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5Mar/121

Beautiful!

Oh hi there! Why yes, you are right - I have not blogged for some time. My sincere apologies.

No, wait. Screw the typical apologies. I'm not really sorry; life is busy, and wonderful, and full. And this blog is just one small piece of life's kick-ass puzzle. There are a few exciting posts on their way... at some time. In the future. But not now.

Now it's time to enjoy this video of Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about "the most astounding fact" that he knows - that we are all made from star-stuff (a meme first made popular by Sagan):

Ciao!

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24Feb/121

Rendered Assembly of Lego Millennium Falcon

Assembly of the Lego set 10179 from Star Wars Ultimate collector series in stop motion in 3d. Created using 3ds max and V-ray. A very long work over 3 years, modelling all the pieces by myself. and rendered frame by frame:

Lego Millennium Falcon Stop Motion Assembly 3d from Francisco Prieto on Vimeo.

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10Feb/123

Rolling Down a Pillow Mountain

The kids wanted to do this for a loooong time - it was fun!

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9Feb/120

Rockin’ the Wireless Headphones

Libby and Cooper typing letters and drawing stuff on my computer. Libby insisted they both listen to "The Wizard of Oz" soundtrack while "working" on the computer:

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