So I got a twitter and got suspended my FIRST DAY! Why? Don’t ask me… anyway, there is now content to be browsed on fairydustthewebseries.wordpress.com. And a Campaign….no not kickstarter, not indiegogo, not patreon…isn’t there another one? Anyway, it’s a BOTTLECAP campaign. What? Don’t look at me like that. Trust me, there’s a higher purpose.
I graduated college for one, yay me, I got a B.S. in Theatre Studies at 34 years old. It’s been a big couple of years. At this moment I am doing two things (well three kinda). I am the videography intern at Wolf Trap Opera Company, I am working on a WebSeries due to launch in September, and I am on a weight loss mission….yes again, be quiet. But the webseries thing is the most important. So I’m going to be tidying up around here and making more announcements about that soon. But if you want to see a really boring website with no content yet (okay my photoshop banner is cool in my opinion).
So for a long time, this website has been a wonderful playground, but as I approach the end of my college career I decided it’s time to reflect more of me and less of JK Rowling, much as I love her. So RhondaWeasley.com will be becoming DawnMarieKelley.com very soon. This will include a change in layout, a dropping of some content, and (hopefully) the birth of some new content.
Felt like watching Star Wars, went back to Episode I, decided to look up Lloyd on the internet, as I wonder what he looked like now.
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So I’ve loss my first 5lbs within my first month of Chalean Extreme (this is my second round of the program and it’s always given me succcess when I use it properly). It’s got me thinking again about weight-loss as a bussiness and how it often fails the customer by first being unrealistic and second making the ‘science’ of weight loss sound more complicated than it is. While Beachbody has great products for home exercise and fitness, even the infomercials play on unrealistic expectations. Often people with HUGE weightless and significant success have done the beachside programs for more then the first 30, 60, 90 days.
I lost 5lbs! Yup, started a Chalean extreme exercise cycle about a month ago. I am now 5lbs lighter. Not much, I know. But I’m happy to know changes are coming.
My sci-fi script Rachel West also lives again. My unfinished Rachel West script has been moving forward thanks to some motivating words on writing from Josh Weadon in an article I read. One word in particular. Finish. The best book/movie script/play in the world is worth nothing if left unfinished. And as Chalene Johnson says in ‘Extreme Motivation’ – fit people ‘do’, they don’t wait for things to be done for them. ‘Doing’ applies to more than just exercise, I make it my thought on life in general. The weight won’t disappear on it’s own and the script won’t finish itself. If you want something you ‘do’ everything to get it and no matter how big the goal, there’s always some small next step you can take to make it a reality.
So I gave up have up having a smart phone (my phone makes calls and text, that is all) and got a wifi tablet (a Dell streak tablet running Honeycomb) at a pretty good deal and I’m writing this post on the Android app, which is pretty cool. So this post is mostly to test that. I have been working away on my stop motion film, but pay-work is at the moment slowing the process of art to a crawl.
However I have been exercising a lot, thinking of starting a video blog or something on that.
So I’m editing a project in Final Cut today and I really don’t understand the Final Cut Fan Boys, Premiere is soooo much better that I wish I had skipped buying a Mac and just invested in a nice Windows Computer that could run Premiere. However, this way I can run Final Cut Express if I have to and bring it into Final Cut Pro at school if I’m sharing a project with Final Cutters. (The Film Program I’m in is FCP7). I personally really like Adobe for one HUGE reason, when I’m trying to get a BASIC editing project set upin the timeline, before any fine tunning I might do, I’m not constantly stopped by Final Cut’s inability to show me my project as I edit it WITHOUT rendering 5 bazzillion times!!! I’m stopped over and over again by Final Cut’s ‘unrendered’ screen. The only reason I’m glad I have the Mac is compatibility with other Mac users on projects, but my NLE of choice is def Premiere.