Posts filed under ‘goals’

cognitive couching

the cliche states ~

“Dream big or go home.”

I disagree.

I say ~

“Even the tiniest of dreams

is

a reason to stay.”

February 10, 2019 at 4:37 pm 2 comments

~ inner fire ~

each burning brighter

aspiring to go farther

goals are limitless

January 31, 2019 at 7:20 pm 2 comments

Wise Words on a Wednesday

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“You have to live life on the edge
or
otherwise
risk
getting stuck in the middle.”

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~ my wise young soul ~ Jordan ~

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wise

words to a blubbering mom before getting on the train ~~~ to return to school

October 15, 2014 at 5:17 pm 11 comments

status update: a guy, a movie, a beard

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left side – kinda

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right side

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left side – full

Well today is the day – the film is complete and being submitted this morning and then it is placed into the hands of the faculty.   He is a very tired young man and he is swamped with work.  (After all, he is in college – a double major of, not just film, but business.)  His school year is winding down… he will be home next weekend…then he gets his wisdom teeth pulled!

I must say, I am liking the editing beard.  I told him that his face is now hairier than Pee’s!  I wonder what she will think?

May 1, 2014 at 12:56 pm 9 comments

words from “excited editing”

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From the words of Jordan…

Sunday, 1:30am

¤

“STARTING to wrap up a late night of editing…

¤

you may think me crazy

with this mad look in my eye,

hair all disheveled because of earphones

and

unshaven for weeks.

¤

i will admit i have these moments –

as i edit my work,

where

i spin around in my chair –

sometimes

stare into space to collect my thoughts.

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i may start to cry

but

they are tears of joy

for

i am finally seeing a film come together.

¤

I have a rough cut now –

of about 1/3 of my film

and

when i look at it

i get goosebumps.

¤

i will finish on monday,

after making credits

and

color corrections

but

until i am done,

it is just me

and

my computer.

¤

have a good day tomorrow

or

i suppose it’s already TODAY!”

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photo

a little note from the editing room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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April 27, 2014 at 4:03 pm 17 comments

before the gun is fired…

*

she could hear the music fill the air

and

it’s rhythms infuse her veins.

there was a calling from deep within her psyche

aggressively grabbing

and

pulling the reins.

*

she closed her eyes,

harnessed her thoughts,

brought into focus the task at hand –

took a slow deep breath,

clenched her fists real tight

and

dug her toes deep within the sand.

*

she stood alone amongst the fold

waiting to break out

– listening –

to an inner voice speaking aloud –

affirmations drowning

her overwhelming self-doubt.

*

THEN

*

came an instant when sound ceased to exist

but

the cadence of a beating heart,

and

every ounce of hunger and fear conjoined

to fight as she waited

for

the moment of truth

to start…

*

*

*

“Life is like a race which needs to be run,

so get up off of your ass and get it done.”

– Bill McDonald

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Ironman Wisconsin 2006

Ironman Wisconsin 2006

April 21, 2014 at 4:59 pm 20 comments

Oscar

visions and dreams inspired

sweat and sleepless nights

dues must be paid

patiently he stands waiting

photo 1(5)

the 6′ tall Oscar

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photo 2(5)

Oscar wearing one of Jordan’s favorite t-shirts.

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Currently the young man is knee-deep in film footage.  He has begun editing his film project for school.  From what I have been told, there is much to do. This is the big one – he conceived the story, wrote the script, casting, directing, lighting, sound, editing…..

I believe my future Scorsese is having a wonderful time. 

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photo

Text updates from the set.

 

April 18, 2014 at 11:46 pm 16 comments

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