Now in November…

I missed a few days in the Ultimate Blog Challenge and I was surprised to get a message from a fellow blogging friend through FB asking if everything was okay. It really made me feel loved. Thanks Tamara!

In point of fact, I was out having a blast with some fellow memory keepers, including my best friend from high school. It was a weekend long event hosted by Karen Siegel Fitting, Associate Executive Ambassador for Forever.com, which is a photo storage and organizing platform. There was some great instruction on how to use the Artisan program in digital scrapbooking, although I was one of two who were doing it the old fashioned way with actual papers and embellishments. I can’t get into digital scrapbooking and truthfully this weekend didn’t change my mind (sorry Karen). I like to touch and feel and move things around without right clicking this and dragging that. In addition, the Artisan program does not work with Macs and I’m an Apple girl only.

In any case, there were 10 of us who met in Sonora (not to be confused with Sonoma), California. We stayed at the historic old Sonora Inn. The hotel rooms were not great but the conference room was fine and they served a nice breakfast.

I took some of my concert photos to work on and here are a few of the final results – Roseanne Barr, I finished a Bob Seger concert I had started during the A to Z a couple years ago and the first Rain performance we saw.

In total I did 12 layouts and finished 5 shows. A couple of them, like Roseann, only had one or two pages since the photos I had were pretty bad. My phone camera was not very good and we were not supposed to be taking pictures so I had to sneak them.

The prompt for the Blogging Challenge today is “Where would you like to go?” Over the weekend Karen was talking about a four day scrapbook cruise! While the idea of a cruise devoted to scrapbooking is very appealing, I’m pretty sure that won’t go over very well with my husband. We’ve never been on a cruise before so I think the first one has to be someplace he will enjoy too. Now if they made a golf/scrapbooking cruise that might be a different story! Hopefully I can get back on track with the posting. Do you like the idea of digital scrapbooking? Need a place to keep and organize all your photos? Looking to make some gifts for Christmas? Forever has a way to do that too.

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I'm a 60-ish, married, mom to 3, creative soul looking to make the world a better place one smile at a time.
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7 Responses to Now in November…

  1. Oooo that sounds like fun! Yay!! Great pictures!!

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  2. Tamara says:

    Productive AND fun! You ladies know how to have a fantastic time!
    Golf and scrapbooking sounds like a good compromise!

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  3. E.A. Wickham says:

    I haven’t done scrapbooking, but if I did — I think I’d want to be hands on too and feel the textures.

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