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My little St. John "movie"/ trip report

Postby LMG » Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:56 am

Instead of a trip report this time around, I decided to use iMovie for the first time. It runs about 8:30 (apparently I don't do short reports either, even when I try) and it goes mostly in order of the trip itself.

There's beaches, people, dogs, food, and booze. Which pretty much covers my favorite things about the islands. Or anywhere else, for that matter. :)

The music is "Learn To Be Still" by The Eagles and "Live High" by Jason Mraz. I'm not trying to make a statement with the music, I just like it.

So, here's a little Monday morning escape, or what can be better described as My First Ever Go At iMovie So Please Be Kind:

<object width="600" height="345"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5465159&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=00ADEF&amp;fullscreen=1"><embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5465159&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=00ADEF&amp;fullscreen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="600" height="345"></embed></object>

http://vimeo.com/5465159

(Sorry for the link. I tried embedding the video code but I don't think the forum likes Vimeo.)
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Postby Xislandgirl » Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:17 am

HOLY COW! That was one of the best trip reports ever and the music was perfect. What a great way to start my week.
Thanks so much!


Do you mind if I share that with a few people? I know that will make their decision to join us next year much easier.
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Postby nowah1965 » Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:49 am

That was beyond fabulous!!! GREAT report! Thank you for taking the time to put it all together for us all to enjoy. Reminded me yet again that I really, really need to plan another trip. :)
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Postby flip-flop » Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:52 am

Awesome job. That first song is one of my all time favorite and something my mom says to me ALL the time.

And wow, those are cute kids ;-)
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Postby nancyg » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:00 am

Thank you for that amazing report!!!!!
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Postby michigancouple » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:19 am

Beautiful. Simply beautiful. Now I need to slap myself in the face and get back to work... :?
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Postby LMG » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:24 am

Oh, embedding magic. What do ya know... ;) Thanks, Anthony!


X- Of course. :)

Flip- Super adorable kids.

The only thing I wish I'd done is just gone ahead and made it even LONGER so I could include more photos of more people. I might just have to make another...

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Postby msgcolleen » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:42 am

Bravo! That was great~ :wink:
I've got 2 tickets to paradise~Pack your bags we'll leave tonight!

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Postby Pia » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:45 am

I can't get it to play :( ........... help

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Postby Anthony » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:53 am

Pia wrote:I can't get it to play :( ........... help

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If the embed doesn't work here, try a reload, or click the link to watch it on Vimeo. I also think it is possible for people in the VI that your connection might not be up to it.
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Postby Pia » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:56 am

Thanks Anthony - tried both and nothing :(
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Postby iowaguy » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:03 am

Loved it! Thanks much.
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Postby kirk » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:06 am

Wow! that was very nice. great tunes.
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Postby Diana2 » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:06 am

Leslie, that was so cool!! :D I think I recognized a few of the shots that you took waiting for the ferry the morning that we left!! We really enjoyed meeting you and sharing Rachael's taxi to the airport on departure day. Hope to see you again on a future trip to STJ.
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Postby baseball0717 » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:09 am

FANTASTIC TRIP REPORT. WISH I WERE THERE!
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