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  • Watch Conviction’s Gig at The Art Factory

    2016 - 08.08

    Click the picture below to watch my band, Conviction, play to a packed house at The Art Factory. The videos were compiled by Jacob using multiple cameras and audio sources into one excellent musical experience!

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    Bree is on Pointe

    2016 - 06.03

    On June 2, 2016 Bree got fitted for her first pair of pointe shoes, and it was quite a production. A bunch of girls from her dance class met at a dance shop up north and got professionally fitted. It took about an hour to get the correct fit and have the shoes sewn to Bree’s exact foot shape and size. Look below for images and clips of the process. Congrats Bree!

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    Jacob’s HBHA Graduation 2016

    2016 - 05.17

    Monday evening, May 16th Jacob became a high school graduate. He gave an epic and surprising speech that you can watch below…

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    Bree’s Bat Mitzvah 2016

    2016 - 05.17

    On Saturday morning, May 14 2016, Bree became a Bat Mitzvah. She did an amazing job with our cousin/rabbis Steve and Larry Karol leading the service. It was a very special and meaningful event with friends and family making all the food and treats, and our buddy Steve Klein hosting the party at the Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary in Louisburg. Below are some pictures from the busy weekend, and a few videos that I made for the event.

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    Black Magic Woman DrumCam

    2016 - 04.18

    My band, Conviction, played a great gig to a packed house at The Art Factory April 10, 2016. Here’s a sample, Black Magic Woman by Santana. I mounted my iPhone above and behind the drums to get a first person perspective. Stick around until the end of the song for an extended drum solo with a couple of homages to Neil Peart’s solos from Exit Stage Left. Watch the video full screen to get the full effect.

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    Vicki’s Journal from Jacob’s First Year, Feb-Nov 1998

    2016 - 03.13

    Vicki kept a journal of all the stuff Jacob was doing during his first year. She started February 26, 1998 and continued until Jacob’s first birthday on November 20, 1998. Here it is in PDF form. Use the arrows at the top of the journal to turn the page. If it’s not working, try grabbing the file itself here.

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    Latest Open Mic videos

    2016 - 02.10

    Here’s a few more open mic songs from Llewelyn’s. To watch my growing list of open mic videos from around Kansas City, click here for the youtube playlist.

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    Kitchen Remodel before and after

    2016 - 02.07

    Move the slider below left and right to see our before and after kitchen upgrade. Thanks to Wayne Fritzemeyer and Jill Grace of Creative Remodeling for their hard work! Click the images below the slider to see full screen versions.

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    CES 2016 in Las Vegas

    2016 - 01.11

    This year I flew to a rainy Los Angeles to meet up with my buddy/cousin Dustin of Mac M.D. LA. We then drove to Las Vegas for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. After 3 days at the show, we had walked 20 miles of convention space and parking lots, and we still didn’t see probably 1/3 of the show. We saw everything from drones, fake “hoverboards”, wearable health monitors, virtual reality headsets, 170,000+ geeks who apparently don’t shower, televisions as thin as 3 credit cards, too many iPhone cases, drug sniffing dogs, and way more than 2 brains could handle. But luckily we also had great food, went bowling, played some mean craps, and basically hung out. Take a look at the video below to get a glimpse of our CES 2016 experience.

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    Click below to see more of the incredible 4k drone footage from Las Vegas. This is a HUGE file, so be sure you have a decent internet connection, and play it full screen at the highest quality you can.

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    More Bree Dance Performances 2015

    2015 - 12.14

    Bree has been performing a lot with the Legacy Dance Company. Click below to watch her perform 4 numbers to a packed house at Union Station. Click the bottom right of the video to view full screen.

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    And here she is performing with Legacy Dance Company and the Metropolitan Strings Orchestra.

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