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Dec 21, 2011 Yosemite

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Dec 21, 2011 Yosemite, a set on Flickr.

Trip with the kids and my mom to Yosemite. The last time my mom was here was when her and my dad took me there in their motorhome 28+ years ago.

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Nov
01
2011
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All good things are wild and free

All good things are wild and free. from Mike Ku on Vimeo.

Two different trips to the eastern Sierras. Places include Lee Vining Campground off hwy 120, Little Virginia Lake, Saddlebag Lake, Lee Vining River, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Thousand Island Lake, and more that I’m sure I forgot.

The eastern Sierras has a wild and ruggedness that is well worth the 5 hour drive from the Bay Area. Fly fishing, camping, hiking and backpacking in this area is a holy experience to me. The wilderness is my church.

Thanks to my brother in law Marc for going with me.

Canon T3i
Canon xTi
Panasonic Lumix Lx5
50mm f1.8
18mm-135mm f3.5
20mm F1.8
Dynamic perceptions dolly.

Music by Ben Howard, “Old Pine”

 

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Nov
01
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Oct 29, 2011 TJ’s Halloween

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Since I was working this Halloween, I decided to do something Halloweeney with the kids before Halloween. Trader Joe’s hosted a Halloween event.

We road down there on bikes, the kids in makeshift costumes (from a dance show and from years prior)

Kids got to play games, listen to pirate stories, get face paintings, and tattoos, and of course candy!

The video was filmed and edited all on my iphone 4s.

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Nov
01
2011
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Oct 22, 2011 Coyote Lake Camping

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Took the kids RV camping at Coyote Lake. I’ve boated here before but never camped.

I was pleasantly surprised that the campsites were really nice. Spacious and flat. The kids fished and road bikes around.

The fishing was great for them. Lots of bluegill to be caught.

I even brought Scout along. All in all, the trip went pretty well for going solo.

I shot mostly pictures because trying to get good video footage would have been too tough to setup. Working on a 2.5D video of the pictures.

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Nov
01
2011
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Oct 09, 2011 Fleet week SF

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Oct 09, 2011 Fleet week SF, a set on Flickr.

I’ve never been to Fleet Week in SF and thought this would be a good time to go. The weather in SF was awesome. Sunny and warm. Fraiser went with me to help corral my kids. We took the train up from San Bruno then walked along the Embarcadero.

We waited for about an hour in line to board USS Bonhomme Richard. Once aboard we checked out all sorts of aircraft and vehicles. It was pretty cool.

Afterwards we ate at Red’s then headed home.

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Nov
01
2011
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Oct 02, 2011 Uesugi Pumpkin farm

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Went to the pumpkin farm in Morgan Hill to pick out pumpkins and attend Grant’s birthday party.

We went with the Dedes family. Finished up with a birthday party and then picked out some pumpkins. A good day.

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Oct
04
2011
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Tulia. You have the best friends

So cute how innocent and to the point kids are at this age.

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Sep
30
2011
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My little Nolan

Sometimes you act all big and tough. But sometimes you are a sweet, scared little guy.

I had to leave for work this morning. Usually I leave before 6 so I don’t wake you up since you’ve been sneaking in to my room and sleeping on the floor.

But today, just as I was stepping out of the door at 530, you came running down the hall crying. Back to your spot in the floor I take you.

So now here I lay for a while till you fall asleep again.

Love you little guy.

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Sep
24
2011
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Hahahaha

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, a photo by lost_by_bike on Flickr.

Nolan you crack me up. I love you son.

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Sep
23
2011
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Love your little notes Tuli

I love your notes that you write. This one tells me about a splinter you had in your foot. I especially like the little picture your drew of it

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