Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Project Promise Trip Itinerary

*With Some Changes To The Map

Stop 1: Las Vegas, Nevada
Stop 2: Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Stop 3: Houston, Texas (Visit my grandma before she gets a lung transplant)
Stop 4: Six Flags Over Texas
Stop 5: Six Flags Over Georgia
Stop 6: Knoxville, Tennessee (Visiting Sarah Gutierrez)
Stop 7: Washington DC
Stop 8: Six Flags America
Stop 9: New York
Stop 10: Six Flags Great Adventure
Stop 11: Danville, Pennsylvania (Alex Lane's uncle)
Stop 12: Cedar Point
Stop 13: Six Flags Great America
Stop 14: Six Flags St. Louis
Stop 15: Mt. Rushmore
Stop 16: Yosemite
Stop 17: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Happy Birthday to My Mom!

The person always there to help me in life, to bring me up, to aid me in my journey.  She has helped me get this far and I can't thank her enough for that.

Quote of the Day May 28

Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.   -Will Rogers

Sometimes I go to Youtube Just to watch BTS

Quote of the Day May 27

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.  -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Just to Prove my Point

Some of the Videos on Youtube are weird...

The Musical has begun, Forward Brothers

The first song has been completed.  All I have to say is it is looking good.  Already better than the whole last musical.  Sadly, I don't want any of it shown until the whole thing is completed so you guys will just have to wait.  Sorry :/

Quote of the Day May 26

A man is only as good as what he loves.   -Saul Bellow

Saturday, May 25, 2013

I Bring You Project Promise

Quote of the Day May 25

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.   -Baruch Spinoza

New Collab. Group?

Does planning a road trip for the summer count as a collab. group if I work with Alex?  If it doesn't, oh well. But if it does, we plan on driving across the U.S. hitting up some of the places we have been wanting to go since we were kids.  Did I mention that I would be recording a vlog sort of thing as well as some of the "events" we plan on attending

Quote of the Day May 24

Friends are born, not made.   -Henry Adams

Senior Ditch Day

Had mixed feelings about Senior Ditch Day as it would be my first time actually ditching school for no good reason.  Decided to go with it and ended up going to Magic Mountain with a group of friends.  Gotta say it was totally worth it!

Quote of the Day May 23

We do not remember days, we remember moments.   -Cesare Pavese

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Did Preston just say.....

Look at me, I'm not human. I don't know if anybody else caught that or am I just hearing things

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Blog was Missing Something

I knew my blog was missing something.  It dawned on me when I was on Facebook for some reason.  

Quote of the Day May 22

The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.   -Felix Adler


I feel like I haven't been posting very much the last few days but then I remember that I post way more than other people do.  Kinda tricky.  I feel like I am not doing my job correctly when I don't get at least 2 posts out of the way everyday.

Quote of the Day May 21

There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely.   -Ugo Betti

Road Trip?

My friends and I planned a road trip for the summer.  Lets see if we can actually get the money by then.  Thinking across the US and then some

Quote of the Day May 20

When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.  -Pierre Corneille

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Quote of the Day May 19

Only silence perfects silence.   -A. R. Ammons

Songs Ready!

Filming of the musical spotted!  Ready to go this week!

Quote of the Day May 18

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.   -Anatole France

Party Baby

Not many of you know this... I do have a baby brother (The secret brother) that is turning 1 on the 23rd.  This was his party!

Quote of the Day May 17

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.   -George Sand

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Quote of the Day May 16

The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.   -Wallace Stevens

Try to Catch Up!

I like to see you try, Preston

Quote of the Day May 15

Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life.   -Truman Capote

The 10 Most Interesting Things on the Internet

What do you find interesting???  How about this

Quote of the Day May 14

Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.   -Novalis

Every Movie has a Fault

As a film student, this intrigued me.  For someone to go through a film and point out all the mistakes takes time and dedication

AP Tests Done!

Finally got through what we spent the last year preparing for!  The AP exams are done and being sent off to be graded!  Scores come out in July

Quote of the Day May 13

The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.   -Mark Zuckerberg


Everything is dying down...or is it?  Lets get this musical started!

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

To all those moms out there that work so hard to make your kid's life perfect!

Quote of the Day May 12

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. -Robert Browning

Quote of the Day May 11

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. -Charles Caleb Colton

Quote of the Day May 10

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. -Arnold Bennett

Award Winning Video

This is the video everyone loved oh so much!  Package III suckas!

Awards! (Part 2)

I won this one at the Righetti High School  Film Festival


Won this for the Wired Weekend 48 hour challenge

Film Fest Day 2!

Another successful year for film fest!  Thank you to all of those that showed up!

Quote of the Day May 9

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.  A successful woman is one who can find such a man.  -Lana Turner

Friday, May 10, 2013

Film Fest!!!

Everybody head down to the 15th Annual Righetti High School Film Festival!  Located on the Gym Stage, we have will be having a selection of videos produced by your very own Righetti Students.  Today and tomorrow starting at 7 pm

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Quote of the Day May 7

Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.   -Sophocles

AP Tests Spotted

None of the tests are really frightening to me but I don't feel the most confident in the English test.  I have Microeconomics down pat!  All I know is that it is going to be a long two weeks

Quote of the Day May 6

How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words.   -Maurice Maeterlinck

Sunday, May 5, 2013


Who needs Prom when you have Just Dance!  I hung out with sophomores and freshman instead of going to my Senior Prom.  Worth it

Essay Writing - To the MAX

Writing essays over the past week has not "let me", not "allowed me", but has made me improve my writing. It was sort of forced upon me.  At least it was beneficial and has allowed me to feel better about my writing.

Quote of the Day May 5

I learned to use the word 'Impossible' with the greatest caution.   -Wernher von Braun

Star Wars Play on Words

May the Fourth be with

The most overused phrase on May 4th.

Train Look (XKCD What-If)

Train Loop

Could a high-speed train run through a vertical loop, like a rollercoaster, with the passengers staying comfortable?
—Gero Walter
Since this is kind of a disappointing answer, I tried relaxing the requirements a little.
Could a high-speed train run through a vertical loop, like a rollercoaster, with the passengers staying comfortable surviving?
Still no.
Could a modified and reinforced high-speed train with a jet engine on top run through a vertical loop, like a rollercoaster, with the passengers staying comfortable surviving?

Quote of the Day May 4

For they conquer who believe they can.   -John Dryden

Bad Mother F*cker

(Not what you think)

Fell In Love With This Video

Nothing special, just the execution that caught my eye.  Really neat idea.

Quote of the Day May 3

Enthusiasm moves the world.   -Arthur Balfour

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In-Class Essay 3

I feel so much better about writing essays.  I feel that I am getting better and better with each one.  For this one, I give myself a 5-6

Quote of the Day May 1

A man is known by the company his mind keeps. -Thomas Bailey Aldrich

 Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.  -Josh Billings

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent.  We love because we love.  -Honore de Balzac

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.   -Pablo Picasso

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.   -Matsuo Basho

Never go to bed mad.  Stay up and fight.  -Phyllis Diller

Harlem Shake - Green Screen Edition

Mysterious Plane Crash