Why not turn them into a photo album, OR create a DVD slideshow to be viewed on the television, OR file them on your desktop/laptop and set your screensaver to scroll through them?
I have my desktop screensaver set to scroll through all my picture files. Sometimes I’ll glance up at the computer and an ancestor is staring back at me! I love it. It helps me to feel connected to them.
Family members love thumbing through the old album, especially when there are pictures of THEM in it.
In 2008 I made this photo album with the best pictures of the year. Now that I look back three years later, it’s hard to believe that was so long ago, yet we have the memories recorded in an album. Though time marches on, we ARE able to freeze frame special moments and keep them alive in our memories.
If you’d like to create an album, there are many companies that can help you. All you do is go to their site, choose templates, upload photos, write captions, choose a cover, order a print copy, pay for it, and you’re done! Here’s some sites that you might consider:
The book shown here was printed by Shutterfly.
Now that I’ve convinced you (and myself) to preserve this year, what are you waiting for? Let’s freeze frame 2011!