Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Photos of the Past
I spent this afternoon & evening scanning some very old photos onto my computer. Actually, I'd estimate there are close to 200 photos & I still have another box that needs to be scanned. Many of these photos are near 100 years old & some are even older. I look at these photos, with their cracked & faded images & I feel a reverence to know that these were real people who lived long ago. In some cases, I know their names & maybe one or two things about their life but I will never know who they really were. Their personality, interests, the day-to-day things about them are lost. These photos are the only things, still on this earth, to help us remember them. I want to preserve these photos so that generations from now, people can look back & see that these people did really live.