2009 O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships →
Click To Play On May 16, 2009, I competed for the 4th time in the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. After being delayed several hours due to rain, the outdoor…
Tin-Mobile Outtakes →
Click To Play It was freeeeeeezing cold outside when we filmed this. Perhaps that contributed to the hilarity! These outtakes are awesome!
Click To Play Check out America’s newest eco-friendly cell phone: Tin-Mobile. Charge this solar powered phone during the day, and use it at night! Join Tin-Mobile…
The Heist Outtakes →
Click To Play The Heist didn’t go as smoothly as planned…
The Heist →
Click To Play Before the party started on New Year’s Eve, Megan and I were up to our usual shenanigans…
‘Twas the Night Before Outtakes →
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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas →
Click To Play Merry Christmas (a little late)! While celebrating Christmas with my family in sub-zero temperatures, we had some fun with Santa beards and trying to…
Angels on Fire →
Click To Play I was looking through old files on my computer, and I came across some video I took in 2006 during a trip with some friends. Enjoy!
World Record Breaking Thriller Dance →
On October 25, 2008 at 1:00pm CST, 3,960 people from 93 cities and 12 countries did the largest, simultaneous Thriller dance ever! It smashed the previous world record of 1,722 people. In Austin,…
The HIPS - Part 1 of 2 →
The HIPS had their second performance this past weekend at Gabriel’s Cafe, and it rocked! Brandon and Taylor kicked off the night with the Starland Vocal Band’s “Afternoon Delight.”
I’ve Got Your Nose! →
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Your Face Will Stay Like That →
Click To Play Did your mother ever tell you that when you made a face, it would freeze like that forever? I never believed my mom…until today! Caution: Kids, don’t…
Jumpnastics Outtakes →
Click To Play Clips from the filming of Jumpnastics that were less than a perfect 10.
Click To Play Are you having Olympic withdrawal syndrome? Catch the never before seen action from the 2008 Olympics. Here are the finals from the Women’s Individual…
Paper Clip Rocket →
Click To Play Learn how you can make your very own paper clip rocket! It was harder than expected. Any suggestions on how to get a better blast? btw…my mom did the…
Got Magic? →
Click To Play Does the handkerchief have a mind of its own, or do I have a magic touch?
Click To Play Earlier this week, I cleaned my room. I was almost finished, and all I had left to do was sweep the floors. Somehow when I saw the broom, I got…
Tray Sliding! →
Click To Play My friends, Jana and Jane, went with me to slide down the hill behind Central Market on the trays from the cafe. Our professor had tipped us off that…
2008 O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships →
Click To Play Last weekend, I competed for the 3rd time in the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. There are 2 events in the competition. In the Punniest of Show,…
The HIPS →
This semester I learned 2 new things: how to play the guitar and what the horizontal segment of the intraparietal sulcus is (it’s a part of the brain that does number processing and it’s abbreviated…
I Can Make Videos in My Sleep →
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Games for One →
Here’s another video from my road travels last summer!
Midnight Train to Georgia →
Last May, the head of the math department at my high school was retiring and moving to Georgia. I rewrote the lyrics to “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight and the Pips, and some other crazy math teachers decided to sing the song for her at her retirement party. We couldn’t find a lot of time to practice, so they day of, we took all of our students, brought them in my classroom, and...
Click To Play My birthday was exactly one month ago. I took my video camera around with me from the moment I woke up to right before I went to sleep. It was a great day packed with work on the Washington math standards, lunch at Pei Wei, crazy cupcakes for my coworkers, laser tag, Catch Phrase, cake, charades, Dutch Blitz, the Winking Game, and Mafia! Thanks to everyone who made it so...
Laugh Track →
Click To Play For my Curriculum History & Development class, we had to do an Inquiry Mapping Activity where we picked a topic, learned as much as we could about it, and mapped the process that we went through to do so. I chose to study laughter! Ma ha ha! This video gives an overview my research into the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of laughter. Among the laughers...
Wiggle Worm →
Click To Play This week we have a guest artist, Lauren Michelle Petrick, my lovely sister. She is a studio art major, and this is her original animation. Enjoy!
Foosball Match of the Year →
Click To Play Foosball enthusiasts have been waiting all year for this battle: a match up of the world’s best foosball player, The Top, against foosball’s newest phenom, Carmen. Who has the foosball skills to prevail? Who’s got the kicks to send the other spinning away from the table? This championship match will have you biting your nails right down to the finish! Featuring “I’m the...
The Snowball Effect →
Click To Play On January 2nd, Lauren, Kathleen, and I made our fourth annual ski trip to Angel Fire, New Mexico. We stayed in my aunt and uncle’s cabin, aka “A Bit of Home”, went skiing and snowmobiling, played games, observed the wild turkey and deer near the cabin, watched movies, went for walks, and of course, played in the snow. This year, when Kathleen went for a walk, I waited for her...
Talk to Me →
Click To Play This year, one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to have more positive self-talk. I thought I might need to have a conversation with myself to get motivated. I also will read the book What to Say When You Talk to Yourself. Good luck with your resolutions!
Click To Play My cousin and sister and I dared to speed down the hill across from my grandparents’ house over Christmas. It was a lot more slippery than last year when we went sledding without snow. Featuring “Winter Dreams” by The EQuinox and “Winter” by Ripperz.