Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Hurrah for scanning technology!

"RETREAT" 1956 Potomac River

















Walter J. Sharpley on "RETREAT" 1954



















Ron's Grandfather, Walter J Sharpley, owned and lived on a boat named "RETREAT".
His boat was docked at Capitol Yacht Club
Ron's Mom, and Ron

















Ron on "RETREAT" 

























The first 2 photos shown, were scanned today.
Each took less than a second to scan!
The 2 photos are  different sizes (5x7 and 3 1/2 x5)
The second 2 photos were slides that were scanned, and saved.
In early February of this year, our process of saving photos for the next generation began. We viewed a few thousand slides, eliminating many and saving what we thought was important! Click here to view my blog that began this task → VINTAGE SLIDES
DONE
Next project:  Figure out the best possible way to preserve the closet full of photos.
WHAT A MESS!

























I was successful in making the scanner work on my old HP All-in-one printer, scanner, copier. Although it was slow, it worked.
The quality was not what I wanted........ by a long shot!
The research began... from having the job shipped out, to taking FOREVER to do, to getting a scanner. I bit the bullet, sold some items, saved my pennies, and  purchased  a scanner.
The quality is excellent, the speed is FAST.
In less than a second, this was scanned and loaded to my computer files:
Mom, Me, Dad..... a very long time ago 💓



















HURRAH for scanning technology!
In less than a second, this was scanned and loaded to my computer files:
Dad, Me, Mom....... a very long time ago💓

















Today, I'm a happy scanner!
Let the scanning begin.
Only several thousand more photos to go!!!
😮
PS. Click here for info on the scanner that I purchased ➔ SCANNER

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NYC6 City Lights, Skyscrapers, Landmarks.


















New York City is the largest city in the U.S.
We arrived February 27, 2018, and departed March 5, 2018.
We came, we saw, we conquered, and WE WALKED!
*****70,119 steps or 30.37 miles*****
Ever-changing
Energy
Cuisine
Cultural diversity
Grandeur
Historical
Architectural beauty
Without becoming repetitive, from my previous 5 New York City blogs, this post is filled with 40+photos not seen in the other 5 blogs. See how many of them are familiar to you!
ENJOY.
(If you missed those blogs and are so inclined, click on each of these highlighted links:
NYC1 ,
NYC2
NYC3,
NYC4
NYC5

































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































New York, New York....
The city that never sleeps, the Big Apple.
The city that is filled with people, lights, noise, skyscrapers and landmarks, and more.
Thanks for the memories!