Saturday, September 22, 2012

A Woman in her Thirties is Slightly Excessive

I take lots of pictures.  LOTS.  Let's put it this way:  for a couple of years, I was trying to keep it so I had no more than 1000 photos on my iPhone.  I gave up on that after Aaron was born.  I'm sure I'm not the only woman in her thirties who is a bit cray-cray when it comes to picture-taking, so don't even pretend that you don't know what I'm talking about.

What can I say?  My kids are cute.  And don't even get me started on the amazingness that is Instagram.  

Last night, after the going-to-bed craziness was complete, I took some time while watching X-Factor (seriously-- how lame is that show now?!  Britney-- I expected more from you!) to go through my pictures.  I realized, while flipping through my photos over the last couple of weeks, that the picture taking has gotten out of hand.  

How do I know this?  Here is a complete collection of pictures from Anna's haircut a couple weeks ago.  I'm thinking about making it into a flip-book, that's how many pictures there are.  










 Clearly pleased.


 Thank goodness for the suckers...

The finished product.

Keep in mind this was not Anna's first haircut.  It wasn't even her SECOND haircut.  A woman in her thirties is all about documenting life, but I think I might be going a bit overboard here.  I found this particular collection so excessive that I almost deleted all 1068 pictures currently on my phone.  

Almost.

Because then I watched this video again and I thought, sigh.  Excessive picture-taking is worth it.  Sometimes a woman in her thirties captures pure awesomeness:




6 comments:

  1. You can NEVER take enough pictures. EVER. NEVER. EVER.

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  2. What Mrs. Kirbyface said. That's how you get the ten good photos...by taking 10,000 outtakes. You should see my hard drive...

    That alphabet video makes me smile every single time!

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  3. I think there is some sort of 7 step program out there for people like you? Insta-anons... or something along those line (wink).

    It *is* pretty hard to just take a few shots when they are so adorable!

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  4. Why wouldn't you go picture crazy with those little faces?!?! And you really can't have too many.

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  5. Cracking UP at all those haircut pictures. I am so OCD I delete the imperfect ones almost immediately. That video is too much, though. She is a genius!

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