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Pathways

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I had an ambitious project that started before the new year. It’s a little larger than I thought but I’m also glad of that. Because the more I work on it the better I feel. The more I work, the more I think about what more I can do with it. And the thought of filling it up with even more content as each day passes.

You can encounter a great number of pricks in a day.
Photo by Mike Hartley

It’s part of my daily routine now to add, edit, label, position. Almost 6,000 images so far and lots more to go. Already starting to organize it a little differently. I see weeks if not months of work ahead. Ain’t it great.

I love that I’m finally organizing all my family and friend’s photos. And I’ve got an area for all the old family slides once I get them transferred.

I feel alive. I’m feeling like opportunities are there if I just step up and follow through on some of my ideas.


Random Thoughts of the Day

  • I’m almost giddy about seeing my grandchild in a few hours. Let me charge the camera batteries.
  • Having a day a week where you can gather with your best friends is so important.
  • Taking some things as they come is part of life. But always have your lines.
  • I try to take every image as it belongs in a nice frame. I’ll settle for 1 per week.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

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