Sunday, March 22, 2009
How I spent my winter vacation
For four days last week, I visited my Dad at his winter home in Punta Gorda, Florida. For the most part, as my Dad likes to say, we "did nothing ... slowly."
However, my visit did span St. Patrick's Day, when his residential community put on its own parade and hosted a group of bagpipers. Guess who was recruited to help his Dad carry the D Building banner in the parade? (Unfortunately, there were no cameras to record that aspect of the event.)
Dad also found time to do his volunteer duty, straightening up at poolside.
A couple of days later, on my final day in Florida, we were entertained by the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, who were practicing before a major air show scheduled for the weekend. (Note to self: Next time, don't try to shoot video through a balcony screen.)
The video shows that I have no future in film editing, but ...