Archive for December, 2008

A Year in Review

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Two thousand and eight has been a growing experience for me, and I just wanted to take a couple minutes to note down some milestones. In January, I registered paulromein.ca and launched this website. It has been in a work in progress for just twelve months now, and I’ve enjoyed coding every line of it. That might be a shocker because it feels like my website has been around forever, but it might also come as a surprise to recall that it was only last January that I bought my first digital camera! Nearing the end of the month, Sean and I completed the “Do it yourself Stop Motion Animation Station” for the Science World in Edmonton.

In the spring, my company took in a few extra editors in-house to manage with the workload, and also went on the road with skilled teams to deliver our specialized one-hour-video and photo dance coverage.

I bought myself a 1998 Subaru Forester in red, just prior to the summer, and have made good use of it on a regular basis! Summer was a nice break from everything, and it was great to sit back and enjoy it with friends. We had two major barbeques, sandwiched with numerous smaller ones. At the end of the summer, I celebrated my first one-year milestone in a relationship.

In the fall, I made two trips to visit Nate and Christine over in Alberta. Shortly after, we created our first award winning film, Shoulda Boughta Viper. It was also around autumn, that the Lego Millenium Falcon Stop Motion broke two million views.

This winter has been amazing snowboarding up on cypress, and it’s been a wonderful Christmas, visiting with family and friends. In my business, Tim and I have been working to brand the company and develop strategies and focuses to build a platform which we can use to bring the business to new heights. However, not every milestone can be centered on forward growth, and as the seasons change throughout the year, Brittany and I regret to announce that we are no longer together.

Last Snowboarding of 2008

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Monday, December 29th, 2008

We’re talking about cheerleading as a whole, and not just the entertainment part like on the sidelines at football games. Let’s get some opinions out here like cheerleader Lauren’s!

Is cheerleading a sport?

  • Yes (60%, 9 Votes)
  • No (40%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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Merry Christmas

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday’s as much as I am.  Christmas is a time to be with our  loved ones, and share in great food!  Take care, and safe driving!

The Day’s Update

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

So I drove out to downtown to drop off Brit this morning, then I came back for a few hours before driving out to drop Waddell off at the movies, and Vanessa at a sledding hill.  Nate was supposed to fly home from visiting with his girlfriend and her parents up in Terrace, but the snowstorm canceled his flight in the afternoon, as well as their fallback flight later this evening!  They’re going to try and get a flight in the morning on stand-by, but it’s more likely that they’ll catch the flight around 3ish.  Just thought I’d pop out a random update.

Boarding Two Days in a Row

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Today was part two of the quest to make my body sore. I’m still working back the muscles for boarding – another time or two and I should be back up to par. I went up with Petrin, Spencer, Ian and the twins, Mark and Chris Collins. We had some good runs, totaling about thirteen for the night, as well as two delicious platers of nachos and several pitchers of beer. Check out the video above for our highlights!

Check out the photos too!