paul skidmore andparabolos

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canine dreams

  i love watching Mathilda sleep. she does it with as much intensity as she does everything else. looking at her, it's hard to remember she's only 18 months old, but her behavior is very

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selections from “Becoming the Sycamore Tree”

photo by Ian W. Scott. Becoming the Sycamore Tree by David Skidmore, my brother. as featured in Youth Specialties. "At my church, we have a private preschool and kindergarten. In the nearby church courtyard is a playground.

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Apple’s cashpile and the next CEO

great article by John Gruber over at Daring Fireball: "Put another way, the obvious structure for a post-Jobs Apple is simply Apple as we know it, without Steve Jobs." i think he's totally en pointe

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teaching and tech workshop (GR, MI)

i have a very exciting opportunity coming up next month. it's something that you have a chance to experience one way or another. (more…)

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God in the garbage? RT @WIRED: http://bit.ly/8AkAL1

from WIRED: Accept Defeat: The Neuroscience of Screwing Up have faith in failure.  especially when it comes to building a team or the creative process, value mistakes, embrace them.  i always encourage young filmmakers to fail

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parabolos portable production

over the next few weeks, i'll be doing a series on parabolos portable production.  the past few films i've worked on have allowed me to realize the possibility of modern technology to really revolutionize the

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