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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...

We made it home this morning after 18.5 hours of travel. I had a breakfast burrito in Washington Dulles airport and it was about the best thing I've ever eaten. many thanks to all of the people who made this piece of our project a huge...

I'm a little late with this one. Tuesday night was our last night in Port Elizabeth so we did a little bon voyage celebrating with some locals down on Parliament street. Here's some pics and video from the night. [caption id="attachment_259" align="alignleft" width="150"] Keith chats Khaya...

Today was our last production day in the Townships. We spent the first half of the day with Nelson in Ramaphosa Township, an "informal settlement" that is supported with nutritional and educational programs by The Calabash Trust. The tour company Nelson works for established this...