I don’t develop my film
For those old school folks that do not have a digital camera, you know all about film. For those of you that have no idea what film is, you are from Mars. I don’t care if you haven’t used a 35mm camera in years -hell if you have ever used one. Almost everyone that has bought a disposable camera or shot a roll of film at some point in their life forgot to get it developed.
Not long ago when I was cleaning my room –a regular pastime– I found a box with xis  rolls of film. Three had not been developed yet…hmm hidden treasures! It was like opening a box you put away long ago to find some old newspaper clippings, clothes, papers from school, letter from a friend…letter from a lover; it brought a smile and some hope. Hope?
Hope. When you open a letter you thought you misplaced, you find an old photo album…you find that journal you thought you lost…a piece of you holds hope in the memories you are about to relive will be remembered just as yesterday.
I took my lost rolls of film to get developed, along with three other rolls I needed to get developed. I was happy to find that not only on the lost rolls, but the original three rolls I had lost moments I had completely forgotten about. A formal here; a day with friends there. Pictures from my trip to New York, skydiving and backpacking…many moments I never even knew I captured.
The next time you clean out your room, attic, garage, car…an old shoebox. Look for something that might have been lost, but now is found. You never know what memories and moments it might reveal.
“[Memory is] a man’s real possession…In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.”
– Alexander Smith
My Seduction Style
My Seduction Style: The Natural. Or so I am told..err have tested as. Interesting and I would say I think it is mostly true. Mostly? Yes. I don’t see many people being seduced by me and I sure as hell do not see people dropping their guard around me. Then again, maybe I’m blind and I don’t know it…
You don’t really try to seduce people… it just seems to happen. Fun loving and free spirited, you bring out the inner child in people. You are spontaneous, sincere, and unpretentious – a hard combo to find! People drop their guard around you, and find themselves falling fast.