|Granny, my great Grandmother, and her family|
When my mom visited in October just after Rowan was born she brought my boxes of photos and momentos that I've been keeping at her house for years (until I settled down somewhere). She also brought me an album my Grandma had put together with pictures from my childhood to add to my collection. I started flipping through albums I had haphazardly put together over the years once we finally unpacked them in December. Most were meaningless. There were albums from NSYNC and Hanson concerts but there was also as my prom and many a photo from first year of university.
|My first year at uni, in rez, with the girls before Holiday Dinner|
So today, I've started pulling them out starting with my first year at uni. Next I'll be pulling all of the albums out of the boxes and shelves then taking out their photos. I'll sort through and create piles that include pictures of me, places and people of significance (without me in the photo). The rest I'll have to find a storage solution for or put them in the bin if they really don't say anything at all. Once everyone is sorted and organized, I'll put them into albums that tell my story, the story of Matt and I, and the story of our growing family. Hopefully, one day my kids can sit with me and go through them together, reliving those memories, telling stories, sharing laughs and life lessons. I feel like a Grandma already, but I'm ok with that.
How do you store your photos? Do you keep albums or scrapbooks? Or is everything digital?
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