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Awash in wildflowers…

…and basking in beauty, that’s the summer of 2011. Hello World has been beached (blossomed) for a solid year following her crippling injury 30 miles north of Chicago that ended our 2010 expedition. She’s communing with the flox and vetch … Continue reading

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Awash in wildflowers…

…and basking in beauty, that’s the summer of 2011. Hello World has been beached (blossomed) for a solid year following her crippling injury 30 miles north of Chicago that ended our 2010 expedition. She’s communing with the flox and vetch across the street, waiting for repairs. Patrick and I are converting a storage shed into […] Continue reading

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Live Fully, Pay Attention, Power Down

Play movie for computer, phone or youtube An ALM inspired public service message about giving up jet travel, whipped up in response to a regional fund raising effort that seemed inherently contradictory. The more I learned the more I felt … Continue reading

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What I did with the 2nd half of July

I took advantage of the 2010 expedition’s abrupt end by soaking up the rapture oozing outta Hello World’s home base, the Artist house on Crystal Lake. Truth be told, the spring had sprung so sweetly last May that it was … Continue reading

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Itinerary Version 1.0

Around Lake Michigan route 2010, version 1.0. Subject to change by whim, weather, clues, portents and synchronicity. Actual Point Betsie to Elberta Beach, Elberta, Michigan arrive 10-06-01 Arcadia Lake, Arcadia, Michigan arrive 10-06-02 depart 10-06-05 North of Portage Lake, Michigan … Continue reading

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20 days and swim for 101 Facebook Fans!

The On Desire tribe reached it’s objective yesterday of 100+ fans for the Facebook page and the Around Lake Michigan movie project. “This milestone demonstrates that we’ve got a solid core of kick ass collaborators,” said Dan Kelly, ALM’s guide. … Continue reading

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Road rushing

I got back from NYC on Tuesday. The round trip from Beulah to Brooklyn is 1800 miles. Each 900 mile leg is about 14 hours of driving. In contrast, 900 miles of leisurely sailing might take 2 months or 1440 … Continue reading

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Starting the search…

I watched one of the worst movies last night, one that I had seen long ago – Dino De Laurentiis and David Lynch’s Dune. There were so many awful things, but especially bad were the voice overs of characters thinking. … Continue reading

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Online addiction

I’ve been so focused on social phenomenon that my first thought when I wake up is to get online. With only a month left before launch, it’s time to kick the habit. I’m replacing my morning urge to compute with … Continue reading

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Deconstructing doom

Jonathan has been questioning the veracity of the doom assertion in the ALM / artifact premise. A premise or pitch is a shorthand introduction to a project – typically delivered in less than 15 seconds (and often in an elevator). … Continue reading

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Pancakes and scrambled tofu hash with Erica and Faisal

Erica and Faisal came over for pancakes on Friday, 10/02/19. Faisal’s version of the DOG edit, ostensibly the reason for our reunion, remained untouched. Instead we talked… about advancing our craft, social presence, Around Lake Michigan, redefining projects, new collaborations … Continue reading

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Dream team

The primary lesson I learned making Daughter of God or DOG is this – finishing a movie by yourself takes forever. To complete DOG and support ALM this year, I’ve assembled a team of two knob spinning freelancers and five … Continue reading

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So far on ALM

We’ve been writing and writing. What has all this writing accomplished? Here’s what we know so far. Objectives for the project are identified The story centers around the guide character – his motivations, experience, starting point and transformation Several character … Continue reading

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Designing the ALM guide

Who is this character Dan Kelly, ALM guide? Why is the audience intrigued by his journey? Based on my discussion with Andrea, I can’t assume the audience will understand my assumptions and motivations regarding ALM. The 900 lb gorilla in … Continue reading

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Coherent plan – objectives (ALM)

2.1 Objectives common to both projects… 2.2 Objectives of DOG 2.3 Objectives of ALM 2.3.1 convey the main character (premise / starting point) to establish rapport. He becomes a compelling guide / proxy for the audience (get inside his head) … Continue reading

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A coherent plan emerges – mission

Good Earth, have you been reading the recent posts from http://artisthouse.com/domains_core/desire and http://holyboners.com? I have – and they are beginning to spin out of control. Some sort of fugue state is being entered into here, so many eggs are cracking … Continue reading

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Map

Lake Michigan shares 1600 miles of shoreline with 4 states. The 2009 expedition of Around Lake Michigan explored about 300 miles or 1/5 of the perimeter in 3 weeks. x x x 1. Elberta Beach 09/05 – 09/06 2. South … Continue reading

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