Proud

Earlier this year I started working on a special photo album of nature pictures and posts. It took weeks just to sift through all my photos and writing. I found more material than could fit in a single album, so I split the project in two. Then I had to cut and paste, arrange, edit, and proofread. After months of working on it, it still wasn’t finished, and I had begun to think it might never be.

Then Shutterfly put on an irresistible sale. They offered me a book of any length at the price of a 20-page album. This was the perfect opportunity to print the larger of the two albums at an affordable price. The catch: the sale only lasted a few days. That meant I had to finish the book right away.

And finish it I did. Thank goodness for deadlines! The book arrived this week. It’s beautiful. Truly. Even my husband, who didn’t really understand why I was making the album, said it was a real accomplishment. I am proud of myself for having worked so hard and having made something so wonderful. And now I feel like I could accomplish anything I put my mind to (which is good, because the other half of the project is still waiting!).

This entry was posted in Crazy Me, Writing. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Proud

  1. sprite says:

    Hooray! I’m so excited for you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *