WriteThat.name

Been using this cool address book service I read about on Cult of Mac a while back.  It’s called WriteThat.name.  It links to your gmail/google apps account and then scours incoming email for new or updated contact information.  You can then have it update your contacts automatically or manually.  I also used their Flashback service to look through all of my old gmail and pull any contact information out of that.

It’s really simple to setup and it saves me time searching my email for numbers I never put into a contact record and if people update information, my contacts are automatically updated as well.

Very nice service.  You should check it out here.

2011 Christmas Caper – No Place Like Home!

Well…due to our vacation in mid December and the fact that my brother and his wife were joining us for Christmas this year, we decided to postpone shooting until after the 25th.

But that doesn’t mean that the video is not done and posted!

We worked out rear-ends off with an around-the-clock shooting schedule with our best (or cheapest) director/editor on the job to get this done before the new year…and we just made it!

 

 

Well…due to our vacation in mid December and the fact that my brother and his wife were joining us for Christmas this year, we decided to postpone shooting until after the 25th.

But that doesn’t mean that the video is not done and posted!

We worked out rear-ends off with an around-the-clock shooting schedule with our best (or cheapest) director/editor on the job to get this done before the new year…and we just made it!

This year the kids were working on script ideas when disaster strikes!  It has to be seen to be believed!

You can check it out on our youtube page www.youtube.com/doerrstop. The music company of the song we used won’t let it be used on mobile devices and set top boxes for some reason so until we come up with a solution, you have to watch it from your PC.  We are working on it now.

UPDATE: I’ve also uploaded it to Mobile Me for now so you can watch it on your iphone/ipad here.

Let us know what you think and like it on facebook and youtube!

-B

Psych saw our Caper!

We received an email from a friend of ours in Chapel Hill yesterday that made the kids year!

It seems that our friend, Katherine Asaro, went to college with one of the writers/crew members from Psych, Tory Walker (IMDB profile).  Katherine thought she would send her the link to our 2010 Caper-Psych tribute and she’d get a kick out of it.  Here is Tory’s response:

I forwarded this to Steve Franks.  He said it was awesome.  Tell your friends they got an official thumbs up and a special thanks for including the links to the show!

When I saw this I about dropped my teeth.  For those of you who haven’t bought and watched every episode from iTunes, Steve Franks (IMDB Profile) is the creator of the show.

I knew the kids, especially the older ones, would love to hear it, so I called them all into the den and read them the email.  I was right…they all started freaking out! I didn’t even need to tell them who Steve Franks is because they all knew, They’d seen his name in the credits of every episode. Mitchell even said, “The Creator of the show saw our movie!?”

I could see in their eyes that they felt truly special and all from a simple little movie and an email and I thought I would share that with everyone.

Wow!

-B

2010 Christmas Caper – Psych!

Well…it’s that time of year again and Merry Christmas!

Our latest caper pays tribute to a show on the USA network we are fond of called Psych. We hope you enjoy our version of a Psych’d out caper.  Just click the read more button below to partake of the pure ridiculousness!

-B

2009 Christmas Caper

Wow!  What a Christmas and New Year.  When I looked up it was February and the 2009 Caper was still in the camera.  Well I finally got a moment to work on it this weekend when we were snowed in for a bit…so without further ado…

This years caper brings back an old foe and brings us a cameo from a professional actor (can you guess who?).  Take a gander and let us know what you think.

Testing out a Joomla iPhone app

I’m sitting here watching Mason’s football practice and testing out a new website management app for my iPhone. It let’s me insert images from my camera. We’ll see how this works but it could be very interesting and give the kids an easy blogging platform.

More soon but this is as easy at tweeting but I can be much more verbose. Yippee!

-Brian

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