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That Journal Thing, Week Aug. 9-15th

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August 9th

Question: Write down your last sent text message.

Year 2012: nothing.

Year 2013: I deleted it. Usually don’t text much. No one texts me much either. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: nothing.

Year 2015: It was a smiley face to hubby. We do that a lot. ๐Ÿ™‚ Only texts I do is hubby and kids. Once in awhile a friend. Call me unsociable on the phone. ๐Ÿ™‚

August 10th

Question: What are you running from at this moment?

Year 2012: Oberlin. Small town life. Want a change for a while. New opportunities. Still like the small town just want something different for awhile. Running from a broken house there. Will be nice not living in it while fixing it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2013: How much weight I have gained since high school. I guess running from mirrors. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: nothing.

Year 2015: My bathrooms! LOL…they need cleaned bad! Well, they are not gross. I just find other things to do. LOL

August 11th

Question: How many stamps are in your passport?

Year 2012: Do not have one. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Year 2013: None

Year 2014: None

Year 2015: None still. Probably never will have one. Bummer. I would love to travel, but time and money blocks that!

August 12th

Question: What is your resolution for tomorrow?

Year 2012: Get organized! Pack!

Year 2013: Edit my novel. Step it up and get busy! ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: Nothing.

Year 2015: Clean those bathrooms. LOL I have three of them. Yep still putting it off. ๐Ÿ™‚ Of course write. Always write.

August 13th

Question: What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning?

Year 2012: Sleep in a little. Family time. Chill. Relax. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2013: Chill out. Big breakfast. Watch TV with the hubby. Watch son bowl during season. Other son play football.

Year 2014: blank.

Year 2015: Chill with the hubby and kids. During school year the son and I go to bowling. He bowls on a city league that earns scholarship money. ๐Ÿ˜‰ And this year the youngest son will be playing tackle football for the school.

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August 14th

Question: Did you complete your to-do list for the day?

Year 2012: Nope. Rarely do.

Year 2013: Nope. Some done. My lists are usually LONG. I got emails read, laundry for boys done, YMCA, read blogs, and wrote a blog. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Year 2014: blank.

Year 2015: No. A little bit done.

August 15th

Question: What do you like best about your body today?

Year 2012: My hair. I recently got a hair cut.

Year 2013: Well…that’s a bad question! LOL I suppose my legs. Only a few old lady markings but in good shape. Exercising again. Soon look even better everywhere. ๐Ÿ™‚

Year 2014: blank

Year 2015: I’ve lost about 20 lbs on my own and have kept it off for over a year. Now to lose 20 more. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Posted in Art Projects

Photoshoppin Today

Flag Football 2013 009Original photo! If you click on the photo it will enlarge to see it better.

Myย two youngest playing some flag football this last Monday night! I enjoy the game because it teaches them fundamentals and team building. It is short and sweet, game and season! ๐Ÿ™‚

Let’s face it, just not ready to watch them get tackled by some 200 lb kid, ok, maybe 100 lb kid. ๐Ÿ™‚

Flag-Football-2013-009ย Photoshop used! If you click on the photo it will enlarge to see it better. ๐Ÿ™‚

I am such a newbie with it, but it is fun to play around with. I hope to someday learn it well. I definitely have zillions of photos to practice on. I really need to get serious about it because I have no scrapbooks done and I have two older kids that are already graduated from high school. OOOPs!

I can say, thank goodness for digital!

It is much easier to keep track of those files than to take film in to get it developed. I do have about ten more rolls ofย film toย develop. Yes, they have been developing just fine. I have kept them in a dark place for many years.

I told you I am a big procrastinator! ย ๐Ÿ™‚ It is my New Years resolution every year, not to be one. Sigh. I am slowly progressing. I think by the time I am in my grave I shall not procrastinate anymore. ๐Ÿ™‚

It is so fun to see the pictures when I do have them developed. Of course, my memory is trying to figure out when that picture was taken and where that picture was taken. Thank goodness for certain items in the background I can usually figure out the time frame.

What do you do with your photos? Do you still like printing the photos?