Thursday, June 01, 2006
OH. MY. HECK. The window air conditioner in our bedroom has been leaking into the room...right into some boxes of photos I had in there, stacked and ready to sort and scrap. YEARS of photos. Guard Girl and I have been working in panic mode to get the wet albums emptied and the photos laid out to dry. Catastrophe may be a harsh and overly dramatic word, because most of them just got a little bit wet on the edges and corners, but still....I think I am going to go puke.
Here are just a FEW of the photos...only I would stop in the middle and blog about it...

posted by Angie @ 8:51 PM  
  • At 9:21 PM, Blogger Valerie said…

    OMG I am so sorry about your photos. i hope you were able to save them.

  • At 10:01 PM, Blogger Cristie said…

    Just DONT rub them! I learned the hard way.

  • At 11:39 PM, Blogger TLR said…

    Sorry Angie, that can be very upsetting. I would cry, but I bet you can save them.

  • At 8:26 AM, Anonymous Tara said…

    Oh my goodness!!! Just seeing some of those when I click to make them big makes me want to scrap some of them. Scan them at 600 dpi and upload to your flickr account. Hint hint.

  • At 8:57 AM, Blogger Carol said…

    Good luck with the photos. I don't think catastrophe or disaster is too strong a word for something like that - a personal disaster, anyway. It looks like you've got it under control, and hopefully not too much damage was done.

    Thanks for the BOTB. Good luck!

  • At 10:11 AM, Blogger Fidget said…

    I would have a freakin heart attack. Of course this is coming from the same woman who when forced to evacuate for hurricanes devotes 1/2 her trunk space to photos and albums. I hope they dry out ok! If tehy curl as they dry try sandwiching them in an unabridge dictionary. The crushing weight usually helps straighten them back out. This is what i do for vintage photos and it works like a charm. If you are going to scrapbook these using a good acid free non curling glue rather than your typical tape, sticky dots or glue since they may decide to try and recurl.

  • At 1:17 PM, Blogger PresentStorm said…

    OMG!!! I would have puked for sure. I am glad you saved them. Those are something you can not replace . SHEWWWWW close call.

    sorry :(

  • At 8:50 PM, Blogger Shane said…

    ficken ze deutch?

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