Aby-a-Day – 20 Maj: It’s not as easy to make a 29 second video of a cat running down a hill as it looks…(Movie Monday)

So I am pretty proud of my Little House on the Prairie spoof with Izaak running down the hill that I posted yesterday. Mainly because it looks so perfect…but it wasn’t as easy as it looked.

Someone on Facebook asked me why I put Zak in Slo-Mo. Well…the reason is…he runs too fast when he gets going. This is the first part of what I ended up using…a whopping five seconds.

Here’s the ending bit. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it. So yeah, you can see why it was slowed down.

But it really took a lot more work than it looked. We had Lorelai and Alfred out there, too…my original thought was to have Rory and Zak running together down the hill. That just didn’t work out. Here are all the takes we did…with the original sound.

Aby-a-Day – March 28: “Sport” (Saturday Photo Hunt)

This week’s Photo Hunt subject is “Sport.”


As you saw yesterday, Jacoby is a really good sport.


He really didn’t like those boots I had him try on, but he still modeled them for me.


And when I say he didn’t like them…



…I mean he kind of hated them.


But as I say, he’s a very good sport about the things I ask him to do for me.


He may not always agree…but he humours me.

Aby-a-Day – March 18: Wordless Wednesday (Nope. Not coming out.)



Aby-a-Day – December 4: Wordless Wednesday (Ellsbury went WHERE!?)