Tributes & Video Biographies
Sharing Life Stories, Connecting Generations, Preserving Legacies

Archive for February, 2009



  • My NPR “This I Believe” essay airs on KUHF radio

    Last fall I submitted an essay to the “This I Believe” program with National Public Radio. To my immense pleasure, it was chosen to be archived on the national website and to air locally in Houston. A few months ago I recorded the session with Paul Pendergr...

    Read more  ●  Friday, February 13th, 2009

  • Rodeo Uncorked! Wine Show

    I have been working as a volunteer with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo over the past year. If you are not familiar with the HLSR, it’s a huge volunteer operation that puts on the Rodeo as well as several other related events each year and raises millions of...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

  • Video Biography Project In Mississippi

    Flickr photo: Penny Sanford Porcelains This past weekend Isabelle and I flew to Northern Mississippi to work with a new client on creating a tribute video biography. It was a really fun, albeit short trip but we managed to cram a lot into two days. We flew a commercial...

    Read more  ●  Monday, February 2nd, 2009

  • Video Production Techniques for Capturing The Joy of Family Events

    Part 1 – Overview (This will be part 1 of a 5 part series) Okay, admit it. What do you normally think when someone announces, “It’s time to show Home Movies”? You mentally roll your eyes while giving them a blank stare or at best, a forced smile don’t you...

    Read more  ●  Friday, February 20th, 2009