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From "Ask Unclutterer: Organizing photographs"

"I’m of the belief that photographs aren’t clutter. Okay, so maybe that blurry one of the ground you accidentally took in the eighth grade doesn’t need to be in your collection, but the rest are of family, friends, places, and experiences you value. The majority of them likely bring you joy — and those are worth keeping.
However, I don’t think storing them in a large tote is the best way to show you value these images. Here’s how I would tackle the project:
  • Pick a Saturday on your calendar when you can sort through all of the photographs.” 
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Comments

Susan said…
Great in theory, but not my idea of how to spend a Saturday. And Mike will only go through them when there is a baseball game on. So it maybe years before he gets through the CASES of photos we have had stored in the bedroom closet. I guess I am not all that sentimental. I have one nice album of family shots for 3 generations, and that's fine with me - and I don't even look at it nowdays. I refuse to let the photos in the boxes cause me guilt. :-) I'd rather spend my time looking forward than looking back. I'll leave that job to someone else.

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