Friday, December 13, 2013

Remembering happy!

I have this very OCD (but makes complete sense to me) way of organising my photos month by month.

When they're organised I then move them to different folders - K faves, C faves, monthly together, M faves (these are the weird pics), etc.

Anyway, I used to think this took sweet forever so I'd procrastinate. Til I actually timed myself when I did the Sept pics and... it took an hour. NOTHING!

So now I don't dread it anymore.

I make my tea (tonight it was coffee because I'm KNACKERED) and get on with it. When I was done tonight, I looked through a few others and this one caught my eye.

genuine happiness!







I know I'm not supposed to say this but I can't wait to be genuinely happy again!

On Tuesday I'm starting a new project when 90% of South Africa is on leave and I'll have to bring my A game and my fake smile :)

I'm happy right at this minute because I'm drinking my coffee in my happy Christmas mug and eating home-made biscuits :) while ordering presents on Amazon. Is it just me or doesn't it feel like real money when you're shopping online? :)

What's making you happy right in this moment?

8 comments:

  1. These are all lovely! LOL you would love my organising - I have a folder per month and that's that! One day I will sort it out.

    I am happy just being here with my family!

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  2. Ah my friend. I LOVE these pics. Can't wait to see you happy again. Right now the only thing making me happy is the fact that I'm doing NOTHING. I slept most of today away - it was VERY needed. Tomorrow I hope to go out and swim or something but I'll see. Need to get through A LOT of laundry too - my helper comes for the last time this year on Monday so she needs to iron EVERYTHING.

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  3. I sort all my photos into photoshoot type and then date order... I cannot stand them being out of time sequence ;)
    And every folder has the date and what is in the folder... like today's in my Personal folder is "2013_12_14 kids and friends" and the other day was "2013_12_12 kids at Mandela square"
    I should really also categorise them though in Lightroom so that I can easily find them... because there are now literally hundreds of folders.
    And yes, have to agree with you about spending money online... it's just far too easy

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  4. Just love your happy pic,stunning! And the ones of you on the beach! I look forward to having the old happy M back too, miss her!!!

    What makes me happy is good happy, excited children and mince pies and homemade xmas cake!

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  5. Love all these photos, especially the first one. I'm happy cause I only have two days of slog left, then glorius leave till the 6th! And then comes the big job hunt. ;-)

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  6. What's making me happy right in this moment? The chocoate I'm eating ;) Love the photo's. Mine are a mess - I need to take some time and sort them out.

    xxx

    PS-> Not sure if you got my Whatsapps on Saturday? Looks like Kade had that nasty 24 hour tummy bug, vomits and runs - poor child!

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  7. Lovely photos Marcia.

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  8. I have a folder on my computer labeled photos. They're all dumped in there until I move it to the external hard drive, where they're dumped in yet another fancy folder of chaos and disorder LOL

    Right now I'm grinning as I watch Bacon toddle around the house... practicing his walking skills while pushing a plastic bin that used to have toys in it until he dumped them all over the living room. I can't believe he's so big! He's so proud of himself, smiling like crazy.

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