Remember watching your dad’s prized family vacation flick fifty years ago? We’d sit around in a dark room watching ourselves flitter about on the…


Remember watching your dad’s prized family vacation flick fifty years ago? We’d sit around in a dark room watching ourselves flitter about on the grainy screen like those fast walking actors in a 1920s film. The only sounds that of the film clicking through the projector, dad cursing when it broke or the bulb burned out, and my brother munching on popcorn. At best the event could be shared a few times with friends and relatives who lived nearby before dad’s prized film was packed away with Polaroid’s of past vacations in a cardboard box, left to fade away like fog in a graveyard.
Fast forward to our family’s recent Spring vacation cruise recorded on a GoPro 4K camera that produces dazzling color and clarity even on a 60 inch TV screen. Edited by my son-in-law with background music, interspersed pictures, and titles that one we can share with friends and family across the country with little more than a mouse click.
Both old and new are prized. But the former is packed away in my analog brain, un-shareable until the tech is available to download it. One might chuckle at that prospect, but who knows …
For my shared list, here’s the edited version of the Squires-Donatelli Family Vacation just to give you an idea of what the tech can do.

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