Summa Shorts: “Omelette”

Having spent a significant part of yesterday (and nearly every other Sunday) morning making Sausage-and-Cheese omelettes for the hollow-legged little hooligans known as The Boys, this short really hit home:

Love the facial expressions in this one, which comes from Madeline Sharafian, a student at the legendary animation factory, CalArts. It was her 2nd Year film, which she completed last April. So, yeah. She’s a college student. And already making things like that. I …can’t really get my head around people with that sort of talent. (She was a 2013 Pixar Story Intern, though. And currently works as a storyboard artist for Cartoon Network. So her undeniable gifts are not going unnoticed.)

About Omelette, she says:

I wanted to make something that focuses on how meaningful it is to make food for someone you love.

Yep. It might seem cliché or sentimental, but that’s exactly why I keep making ‘em omelette’s every Sunday. Because it really IS meaningful.

About Joseph Susanka

Joseph has been doing development work for institutions of Catholic higher education since graduating from Thomas Aquinas College in 1999. A grateful resident of Wyoming, he spends his free time exploring the beautiful Wind River Mountains, keeping track of his (currently) seven sons, being amazed by his (currently) lone daughter, and thanking his lucky stars for Netflix.

  • Maggie Goff

    That was adorable. I think you should have someone film you on Sundays. ;)

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/summathissummathat Joseph Susanka

      I’m nowhere near as adorable, Maggie; not even remotely. Trust me on this one…it’s for the best.


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