There’s a reason “These people crack me up” is one of my most-used categories

February 3, 2020 @ 8:22 am | Filed under: , ,

Reposted from Instagram:
Shutterfly keeps sending me ‘remember this’ emails and this one from 2011ish is cracking me up. These faces explain why I’ve lived much of my adult life in fits of helpless laughter.

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I keep forgetting I set up an IFTTT to automatically save my Instagram posts as drafts here. I know it’s redundant for a few of you, but I worry about losing (eventually) things I post to platforms that aren’t my own. I have such an urge to archive everything.

In the comments of one of last week’s posts, my friend Chris shared his very smart strategy for dealing with all the stuff he’d posted to Facebook over the years:

Every day I went through the “On this day” page and deleted just about everything. After a year, I had dramatically cleaned up Facebook.

This is brilliant. I’m thinking of following Chris’s example, and capturing anything worth saving over here. There was a good one yesterday, a hilarious moment I’d totally forgotten about from when Huck was seven:

In my house this morning: a breadcrumb trail of Angry Birds cards leading from my bedroom, down the hall, through the kitchen, through the patio room, to the wide-open back door.

Me: “It’s freezing in here!”

Huck: “That’s what the trail is for. To show you what a cold day it is.”

I’m still laughing!


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  1. Karen Edmisten says:

    Oooh, I love that weather report, lol!