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Memphis Viewed Across the Mississippi River on Easter Morning
2014-04-21 15:00:27

Antonio and I went on a motorcycle ride to the west bank of the Mississippi River, opposite from Memphis. Few Memphians have witnessed this view, as it is difficult to get to a spot directly across Old Man River from the largest building.

What a beautiful day, too. Perfect weather!

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One Second Everyday - January to March 2014
2014-04-03 09:15:41



Some folks know that I've been doing the One Second Everyday thing since last year, as I bother them with recording my short films at different times. Anyway, here is my compilation of seconds for January, February, and March 2014, which includes two trips to New Orleans, a conference in St. Louis, some motorcycle riding, and a lot of cold, cold winter.

If you haven't heard about One Second Everyday, it is a app you can load on your smartphone of choice that allows you to grab a second of video everyday and easily construct a movie of it. It is a great way to track where you've gone and what you've experienced over period of time.

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Rainy Day Made Fun at the Aquarium
2014-03-11 19:08:14

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He's going to eat me! Meeting my end as a shark snack?

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More from the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
2014-03-11 16:22:36

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Cow from Mud - Ogden
2014-03-10 17:18:56

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This "primitive art" piece is comprised of paint and mud. Love it.

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More Ogden
2014-03-10 17:15:34

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Love the Ogden Gallery
2014-03-10 17:10:46

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Another Beautiful Day on a Bike in New Orleans
2014-03-10 17:07:09

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I discovered Crescent Park, which may be one of the best visualizations of New Orleans making lemonade from the Katrina lemons.

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Walking in a Second Line
2014-03-09 13:13:37

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So much fun! Why don't we have these in Memphis?

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Shrimp Po-Boy at Parkway Bakery and Tavern
2014-03-08 17:12:45

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What is truk.com? It covers the travels and thoughts of truk, this guy that lives in Midtown Memphis. More questions? Contact me...

2012 - Memphis
March Goodbye, Mazzy
May Pennington Family Visit
July Sicily - Mount Etna Up | Mount Etna Down | Cefalu | Tindari | Palermo | Northwest Sicily | Erice | Southwest Sicily | Enna | Villa Romana del Casale | Caltagirone to Scicli | Siracusa | Salina

2011 - Memphis
April San Diego and Tijuana
May Memphis Flood, Rising, Rising
June Double Negative, Nevada Land Art
August Ireland - Dingle Peninsula | Dunbeg Fort | Kilmalkedar Church | Giants Causeway | Dunluce Castle | Derry | Dublin Museum | Trinity College

2010 - Still in Memphis
January
San Francisco Bay and Wineries
April Douglas Family Visit | End of the Road
July - West and Central US Badlands | Black Hills, SD | East Glacier National Park (1, 2) | Polebridge, MT | Northwest Glacier | Missoula Anniversary | Yellowstone (1, 2, 3, 4) | Grand Tetons | Spiral Jetty | Park City | Vegas | Grand Canyon | Hoover Dam
September Labor Day Motorcycle Ride
October 4th Annual Memphis Walk
November Circle Arkansas Ride

2009 - Still in Memphis
January
Sydney and New South Wales (pics)
May Douglas Visit
July - Italy (Amalfi Coast with text | Capri | Herculaneum | Southern Tuscany with text | Florence with text | Northern Tuscany | Rome | Vatican)
August Otha Turner Family Goat BBQ Picnic
October Ozark Trail Ride day 1 | day 2 | day 3
November Dave Gets a KLR 650 | Hot Springs Honeymoon | Rhodes Cajunfest 2009
December Memphis Walk North(east) | Savannah Off-Road Motorcycling | San Francisco with Jeff, Katy, Larry, and Michelle

2008 - Still in Memphis
April
Visiting Jeff and Katy
May - Spain and Morocco with Dave and Christina (Segovia | Casa | Central, Northern Spain | Picos de Europa | Bilbao and San Sebastian | La Roija Region | Madrid | Marrakech | Fez | Southern Spain)
October Memphis Walk South
December Sydney (pics)

2007 - Memphis
February
Snowboarding in Tahoe
May Memorial Day at the Parker's Lakehouse
June Larry and Michelle's Wedding on Shelter Island, NY
July Hawaii (Oahu | Big Island (plus kayaking at Captain Cook) | Kauai text 1 and text 2 | Hawaii (Mostly Budget) Accommodation Review)

2006 - Memphis
January
Las Vegas
April Jacob Born
July Douglas Visit in Rhode Island
September Iowa Visit
October Urban Wolf River Trip
November and December Costa Rica (Volcan Arenal | Monteverde | Montezuma | Uvita | Porto Jimenez | Corcovado | Aerial Photos)

2005 - Memphis
January
New Years at Dave and Christina's
May Kath's PhD Graduation from Duke University
June Kath's PhD Graduation Party at the Shack-Up Inn

December New Zealand and Australia (Tahiti and Wellington | Marlborough and Kaikoura | Abel Tasman and the West | Manapouri and Milford Sound | The Catlins | Dunedin and Christchurch | Sydney)

2004 - Memphis
January Jeni's Baby Shower | Birth of Emmett
February Snowboarding in Park City
May Memorial Day at the Parker's Lakehouse
July Yucatan Movie [QT 7] (Isla Mujeres, Tulum, Chichen Itza, Valladolid, Merida, Celestun) | Paris
October Visiting the Douglas's in Boston

2003 - Memphis
January New Years

February Aaron's Snowboarding Bachelor Party

June Jaymie's Bachelor Party

October Dave & Christina Wedding Shower

September Dave's Bachelor Party

October Dave & Christina's Wedding

truk and kath in australia

2002 - Australia - Memphis
January Tasmania - Port Arthur [1st] | Tasmania - East Coast [2nd]
April Queensland [1st to 15th]
June Sydney Opera House [11th] | Broken Hill [15th] | South Australia [20th] | Western Australia [26th]
July Darwin, Litchfield, Katherine Gorge [16th
] | Arnham Land [19th] | Kakadu National Park
September Prague Wedding Reception, People, More People, Buildings | Croatia Mainland, Vis
November Kath's Surprise Birthday Party
| Thanksgiving
December Christmas

2001 - Australia
September Peyton's Baptism [2nd] | Apartment [9th] | Cliffwalk [18th] | Footy Final [23rd]
October Koori Knockout [1st] | Vigoro [20th] | North Sydney Beaches [30th]
November Sports Awards [9th]
December Tasmania - Cataract Gorge [30th] | Tasmania - Cradle Mountain [30th] | Tasmania - West and South [31st]

1999 - Southern Africa
Cape Town | Garden Route | Jo'berg | Victoria Falls | Stellenbosch

1998 - Peru
Lima | Huancayo | Ayacucho | Cuzco | Machu Picchu/Puno | Lake Titicaca | La Paz | Arequipa | Colca Canyon | Nazca/Pisco/Lima

1997 - Prague, Greece, Turkey
Prague | Cesky Krumlov | Romania | Alexandropolis | Samothraki | Ruins | Prague

1996 - Australia
Sydney

1995 - Asia, Silk Route
Turkmenistan | Kyrgyzstan | Kashi/Urumqi | Iron Rooster | Beijing | Great Wall | Hong Kong | Philippines

1994-1995 - Prague

Other Trips - Greers Ferry Lake (2001)






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A Foolish Consistency
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From a Place Near a River
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Life Beyond Expection
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