February 9, 2016

Catalina and The Star Of India


This is a Folbot…and yes, it folds.

Slowly I work my way through my photo storage files.  Frankly, I don’t begrudge the time as I am really enjoying looking at many of the pictures again.  Yes, I am being pickey.  Not every image I’ve ever taken of each category is going into Photobucket.  Frankly, I am enjoying seeing each and every one of the shots again…even the out of focus ones.

Pulleys on the Star of India.


                                                                    
  • Himself:  He’s OK today.  At work at 7 so we can drive north to meet our new tax lady and say goodbye to our old friend and old tax person.
  • Herself:  Struggling to combine an IBS diet with a pre-diabetic diet.  Not panicking…..LOL  Knew this was coming as my mother was a diabetic and my youngest daughter is a diabetic.
  • Reading:  Another Miles Vorkosigan…this time a biodegrading paperback.

  • Gratitudes:  For all the tools and tricks I’ve learned over the years so I don’t get upset at every new surprise.
  • 11 comments:

    1. Great photos. I bet you've found some interesting pictures that bring smiles. Much to be grateful for!

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    2. I have saved several batches on hard drives that are digital...easily in the thousands. I probably have close to 20,000 photos or will have by the end of the year. I REALLY need to weed. Those of family or important trips are backed up to the cloud and to the hard drives. Scanning is another story. I understand that slides last for a loooong time and I have hundreds of those. My criteria involves whether I can download again at full resolution and many sites do not provide that or charge too much. If it was not such an important hobby to me, I would probably not stress. Blogger just deletes from the back end of your posts??

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    4. Oh boy I know what you mean, diabetes 2 and a couple other annoying things run in my family. Dietary no-no's or probably not's leave me with a diet of cucumbers and lettuce. My philosophy is small amounts of anything except the worst food offenders. No more chocolate covered almonds. That's a philosophy not an actuality in my life, ha, ha!

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    5. Glad you are getting there. It is pleasurable to look back at older photos.

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    6. Looking through those old photos take a lot of time.

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    7. transferring all those photos could make you a little "dingy"

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    8. Saw my Doc this week. Struggling with the new diet. An apple a day?

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    9. I really do need to work on my photo organization. And, I need to cull a bunch of files from the old Windows Vista program. Not sure what to delete, though. It may have to go into the shop. :/ Take care of yourself... Glad G is feeling better. Hugs to you both.

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    10. Looking through old photos really takes you out of yourself but the day disappears.
      Have come to the conclusion that you are a stoic. Like my husband was.

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