Blog

Sorry for the delay folks. It's been a couple of long days and about a million degrees down here in Tennessee. We're having a great time and getting alot done and as expected we've met a wide variety of great people. I'll save the text...

This morning Keith, Justin and I headed from Cleveland, Ohio to Lebanon, Tennessee where we'll be spending the week at the U.S. National Checker Championship. 3 friends, 3 states, 8 hours in a rented mini van and some fairly bad road food. Not a bad way...

Justin and I spent Friday morning shooting some of the sights in Dubuque before saying a final farewell to Mr. Checkers and Ms. Becky. We hope those crazy kids finally tie the knot someday. Thursday night we stumbled upon one of Dubuque’s unique locations, the Fenelon...

we kicked off the day with a 7:45am flight from Edmonton. Final Destination, Dubuque Iowa. [caption id="attachment_349" align="alignleft" width="150"] Main St. Dubuque[/caption] Dubuque is a surprisingly charming town that sits on the banks of the Mississippi River. My uncle Roger told me this place was cool. I...

Jonathan Schaeffer and Rob Lake were gracious enough to spend the day with Justin and I. As I mentioned in yesterday's post, Jonathan led a team of computer scientists (including Rob) and checker experts in the creation of Chinook. After 18 years the team successfully...

It's been a few weeks since we've been at the blog, it's been a busy summer. This week Justin Russell and I are hitting the road for some long-awaited production in Canada and Iowa. But first things first: Major congratulations to my brother, Perry, who assumed Command...

We spent the day in Bay Village , Ohio with our new friend Steve Holliday and his wife Marilyn. Steve's a great story teller and he has a story for just about any situation. He is admittedly not the best checker player on earth but what...

A small lull in production since our return from South Africa has given us a chance to catch up on logging and loading footage from South Africa and other locations. Not to worry, we will soon be off to sunny Lebanon Tennessee, other spots in...