Monday, October 10, 2011

Our First Year In About Four Minutes.

Last year on this day exactly, we landed in Kodiak.

Whoa.

Here is a little movie with a year's worth of fun and adventure. Mostly my photos. A couple of Jeff's and a bit of video taken by Jeff too. If you only knew how obsessed I got about finding a good song to help tell our story, you would probably worry about my mental health. (It's "When U Love Somebody" by the Fruit Bats.) Even now that all is rendered and compressed, I still have reservations about the song because it says the word "blood" in it so many times. It also says "love" a lot so I figured it all worked out in the end. I am sure you wouldn't have really noticed if I didn't say anything about the blood part. All part of being kind of obsessed.


So! Without further crazy-lady talk...

here is year one.

video

Now onto living year two.

Have a great Monday!


5 comments:

  1. Has it really been a year already? Wow! What an adventure you've been on!

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  2. Wow Natalie, that was beautiful...and the gift of their story will be priceless to them...and all of us, thank you, Trish

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  3. You make me want to move.

    Her little white skates. Sigh.

    Thank you for sharing such lovely memories - and only you could have me searching my library for the Fruit Bats! And I found them on a cd entitled, Youth in Revolt. Thank you, Natalie. So happy to have met you through this computer! ;)

    xoxo michele

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  4. Adventure for sure! One year has just flown by! I wish the video quality was a little better, I am obviously more suited for stills. ;) Thanks for reading guys! And Michele, let me know how the rest of the Fruit Bats work is. Jeff found this song for me and I don't know them well. ( I almost used Avett's "At The Beach". Came so close!) Have a great week everybody!

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