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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

My Favorite Things #30


Photos of family and friends. These are just a couple of places I have them displayed. Honestly I only have them displayed in the purple room, the Disney collage in the hallway, and a couple in my bedroom. Somewhere, I don't remember if it was a novel or a "real" etiquette book, I read that family photos should not be displayed in the "living room" - that they are too personal, and I kind of took that to heart. I have multiple albums of photos that I have been making since I was about 10 years old. I also have all these "mini albums" of photos of my nephew and nieces and their children. I also have MANY photos that were just tossed in boxes that I took from Mom and Dad's house over the summer. I have been working on sorting them out. I hope to have some sort of organization to them and get them in this MARVY photo box I bought at Opportunity House for $3. It is beautiful cherry wood, holds several little photo albums inside and is like brand new. That will give Mom and Dad a way to have some of the photos back, organized and protected. I need to quit doing crap like watching Hoarders and Glee and work on my projects. I've just been SO FREAKING TIRED. I almost went to a dance class tonight, then decided I didn't feel well enough. I stopped at the store long enough to spend only $15 and by the time I got home I felt bad enough to test my glucose and it was only 78. It took me abuot an hour to get it back up to 100. I think I am going to have to start cutting some meds so I can go to dance without being afraid of falling down into a coma. I plan to try a class tomorrow and I am going to be sure to take some juice with me and try to really pay attention and stop and drink if necessary.

But that's off track from my favorite things! Anyway, I have accomplished blogging every day for 30 days, even when I haven't felt well, even when I traveled, even on a holiday. Yay me! I feel like some of this is incomplete. I have a few things I want to photograph and have at least one, maybe more addendum to "My Favorite Things." I don't want to do too much, because I don't want you to know how shallow I really am - ha! good luck to me on hiding my materialism and hoardiness after 30 days of this! Erin is doing the higher road and posted "Thirty Days of Grateful." I am grateful too, for my friends, my family, my home and MY FAVORITE THINGS! So there.

2 comments:

Deb said...

I trespass and am okay to challenge any "living room" etiquette. Color me a bit fond of personal things--to want to see them in all rooms. It's a "living" room, after all.

Kim said...

I have photos in my living room, and that's where they will stay. Ya for me breaking the rules!

Could you watch Glee and Hoarders while sorting through pictures? That way you can do both? I have a friend who cannot sit still and watch tv at the same time, and she is always doing a project at the same time. She gets a lot done, and is still able to watch her favorite shows.

I wish I had kept more of the photos I have taken of this and that. I never really though of it. I scrap book, but I never really was that organized to keep everything and all the negatives (now memory cards.)

The sad thing is, my mom has tons of photos just sitting in boxes in her basement, but God forbid she lets me have them or even organize them. Sad.