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Friday, October 26, 2001

Digitizing my Heritage

I spent the day reading journal articles between swapping photo album pages on the scanner, reducing this thick book of historically arranged silver halide into patterns of magnetism effectively occupying one one-hundredth of a cubic inch of space (including its share of the supporting motor, electronics, and enclosure).

There are definitely some photos I wish Cynthia was still around to explain:

Africa, 1986

And in case there's any doubt, it's been running in the family for many generations (I leave it to the reader to decide what 'it' is). That's my great grandmother in the tree:

Circa 1930?

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