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The moment my son was born.
laying on the floor of the Yosemite valley, watching meteor showers and falling stars.
If I could choose one perfect moment from my life to make into a one-second film it would be the time when I had my first kiss. I was 12 years old and I was at a school dance with this girl that I liked. I asked her if I could kiss her and she said yes. I kissed her quickly on the lips and pulled away. She smiled and so did I
The 'perfect moment' would be when you first dive into a body of water.
The day I graduated from high school would be the perfect moment in my life that I’d like to make into a one-second film. It was a culmination of my success in school and all of the adversity I have overcome in my life.
When my wife finally said “I do”. It only took me 11 years to nail her down.
Back in Massachusetts a few years ago, I was riding down a country road on my motorcycle in early summer. The temperature was perfect, the sun was shining, the mosquitoes hadn't come out yet, and for just a second I didn't give a crap that I was in massive debt and was waiting tables for $2.63 an hour plus tips and had no idea what I was going to do with my life. That was a pretty sweet moment.
Life is filled with so many perfect moments. My most important seconds that I want to record right now are with my 16 month twin girls Kate and Annie. The loves of my life. Second by second these moments fly by never to be repeated exactly alike again.
Our wedding - the smooch
It would be the first or the last. I just haven't figured out which. The first one because I had no idea how cool everything would be that was coming down the way, and it was just open, or the last one because hopefully there will be a smile that will come across my face acknowledging how cool it was.
The moment when I realized that happiness doesn't come from what I always thought it did. That it comes from helping others and being honest with yourself.
If I could choose one perfect moment from my life to make into a one second film, it would be the first second I opened my eyes in this world. That's when the amazing adventure began for me.
Well most of the perfect moments in my life have lasted longer than 1 second. Except for the most important moment. I always say you live life in inches. An inch here or an inch there you will have totally different results. The night i met my wife, we were standing in a crowded bar. I looked to my right just as she was looking to her left and we locked eyes. It was only for a second, but that second was all i needed to know that she was the one for me. I put my arms around her the next time she walked by and that was all she wrote. We were married a year later and are going to be making the great film of life together. Could you imagine if i would have looked to my right a second to late or to soon. We might have never seen each other and I have no idea where i would be today. ;-)
It’s a toss up between the first time that I ever held my son and the first time I held him after returning from my deployment in Iraq. Both moments are beautiful and vivid and as close to perfect as possible.
When I was 13 years old, and I was in the hospital room while she was about to give birth to my beautiful baby sister, and as I held her hand, her faced turned from a pale white to an angry red...I'd never seen someone's face turn colors so rapidly before, it scared and astonished me. It was awesome.
The one perfect moment to put in a one second film is very difficult to just think of, but I will try to do my best... I am doubting between a few... One is the moment i first met my first true love, after having talked to him for about half a year over the internet I decided to go visit him in the USA (I am from the Netherlands myself) and the first time that I actually saw him might be that perfect moment to put in a one second movie. Another one that I would consider is my coming out to my mother, and then in particular the part where I would say "mom, I'm gay", that should take about a second... but is that really a perfect moment? It was definately a moment of relief though, and went perfect in every way possible... A last one I would consider is the moment that I bought the ticket to visit that guy in the USA, because it took me quite a while to click that mouse button to confirm the transaction, since I was only 19 at the time and hadn't told anybody about buying the ticket or the purpose of the ticket yet, and since it was something bigger than I had ever done before. That moment has changed my entire life. Ever since I have changed from someone who would just let life come over him, to someone who takes initiative and doesn't just take life for granted the way it is. Ever since I feel more complete, more free, and happier than ever before and truly have the feeling that everything is possible, the feeling of "the sky is the limit." I think that moment, which took place about 2 years ago, is for myself probably the perfect moment, because it changed my life so much. But I wonder how interesting it would be to make a one second movie out of that... I guess in one second indeed a lot can happen... Sorry it turned out to be a little long ;)
A perfect moment that I would make into a one-second film is when I was little and my mom would drive me and my little brother around for hours in the car looking for Santa. She’s awesome, because now I’m older so it amazes me that she would drive around that long with us and pretend to hear/see Santa’s sleigh just to make us happy. But that’s moms for you.
when i came out to my grandma .. her response "and..."
I was in 7th grade. My friend Kevin, who was in 8th grade, got a guitar and started playing. The moment I saw his guitar and how it sounded, I was hooked. I got my first guitar in June that year. An Alpine White Fender Squire Stratocaster and amp. The moment I strummed my first chord would be my one-second film.
If I had to choose one moment from my life to put on film, I would probably use a shot of myself taking a big-air jump on my mountain bike and eating dirt on the landing (it hurt, both times, but it's a pretty good description of who I am).
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