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My mouth is hanging slack as the video closes; awesome hardly justifies what you are doing and what you have accomplished, As I watched this and heard your self-doubt, criticism and cynicism be shared with the camera, I couldn't help but think two consecutive thoughts -- "NO, how can you have such negative thoughts about the beauty of your dream; how can you doubt yourself for trying to realize something that is so big and unknown; how can you know that what you are doing is not right when it hasn't been done before, how can you doubt the realization of your innovative process is not just exactly the way it is supposed to be - that what you are creating is perfect now - and only your doubts are getting in the way of you seeing the perfect-ness of what you are doing?" and " are in the place you just described as "one of the most beautiful places in the world' and you are criticizing something that is just as beautiful and unique -- your expressive process." As the camera pans across Half Dome and as you climb up off the road while the snow is cascading down the hillside above you, it is almost as if we were being shown proof that Yosemite is in a constant state of flux and still morphing on itself after eons of time to create itself and you want the perfect shot to occur when you say it is time? A cosmic joke, perhaps, or maybe another example of how we seldom give ourselves the grace God gives us and the world - the grace to say, 'Maybe not the best, but close enough to call it good. Now, what's next?' I'm proud of you for trying so hard to get it right and I'm amazed that I think one of your first shots shown on the video would have been acceptable as mind-blowingly incredible. Keep at it, Ian, as only you will know when it is right for you. I'd love to be kept informed, if you are so inclined. Best of the best, Rhonda @