One of the problems with modern life is the persistent opportunity to use up more than our alloted 24 hours in each day. In other words, there is too much going on, too many projects, too many obligations, and not enough time to get them all done and still enjoy life.
One of my longer term projects is to digitize all our family’s thousands of photographs; enhance and improve the quality, and make them freely available to other family members.
This is no mean feat.
Our family Mac uses iPhoto to store digital photographs. To date, there are nearly 15,000 photos which date back about 10 years when I first began using digital cameras instead of film.
The project includes about 4,000 immediate family photos which date back almost 40 years. These are being digitized as part of this effort. It’s slow going.
On top of that are many hundreds of much older family photos—from parents, grandparents, other relatives—which, in some cases, date back over 90 years. These photos have been scanned and digitized, but are yet to be enhanced and improved, or distributed.
It’s a project that is slow going. Slowly.