Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Done the Peter Rabbit Books!

via Instagram

Throwback Wednesday (to Sunday). Finally finished the Peter Rabbit, 23 book, set with Laurenne! Fantastic Christmas present, thanks @leighsp #blog

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Taking down the Christmas Tree - Timelapse

We took down the Christmas tree yesterday and I thought it would be fun to experiment with my new Christmas present (GoPro Camera) to document the ordeal. This Time-lapse video is the end result of a bit work, and yes… that is lunch at the end of it;)  (Pay close attention to Chanelle in the one-piece-jammies throughout!)

Technical Details (if you care): 
  • Still images were captured by a GoPro Hero3 Silver (w/ SanDisk 32GB Extreme Micro SD).
  • I set the GoPro to capture 1 image every 5 seconds. In total there are 1,729 still frames (this is about 144 minutes in real time).
  • I used Time Lapse Assembler (which I randomly found on Google) to create the video. I had never heard of this software before, but it works on my Mac and I was pleased with how easy it was to use, and how fast it worked compared to alternatives (iMovie gets SUPER bogged down when you try to import that many still images).
  • Finally, the video was rendered at 12 frames per second on the "High" quality setting, and resizing images to 1920px wide while keeping original aspect ratio.

Monday, 25 March 2013


This is a little poster I did for a lesson on fatherhood which I gave at church a while back. It reminds me that I have a lot of work to do!

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Happy 2013!

I might be creating unrealistic expectations by blogging on the first day of the new year - I'm making no promises, but I will try to put up more pictures!

The first picture of 2013 is of the best thing that happened to our family in 2012.  

Just look at those cheeks!  Let me assure you, they receive hundreds of kisses each day.

Laurenne's biggest accomplishment so far has been growing - look how she fills her carseat!  Though in the past half hour she has added two more accomplishments to the list: giggling (well, as close as she's come to giggling) and deliberately batting at the toys on her playmat.  Exciting times!

The first day of the new year was beautiful and sunny, so we spent the afternoon playing outside and skating in the "winter wonderland" in Grandma and Grandpa's backyard.  

And to end the day, Elysse lost another tooth.  Speaking of, the tooth fairy better go check her wallet...