collecting october 2019 …

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  • 1 features me at an all-day scrapbooking session – called a crop – when I first began, circa 2005;
  • 6 and 7 are from my teenage years… I was going to my first fraternity dance, guess I was about 17-18 and 7 is our dog Danny Boy that we had about the same time;
  • 9 is a collage from my visit to the Hillwood Estate, Marjorie Merriweather Post’s spring and fall home located in northwest Washington DC;
  • 12:  my niece/namesake and I at the Metropolitan Opera’s opening live  in HD simulcast of Turandot. Lovely performance;
  • 17: a totally unflattering pic of me in the dentist’s chair on the day I fell; happy to report I am doing swell;
  • 11 and 25 feature Chris’ pup Hazel, the Nats #1 fan;
  • 19 & 20: Elias, ( and in 20, also Hazel and Chris  – tho’ they are hard to see);
  • October was the last LOAD – Layout A Day – for 31 days challenge for 2019 and peppered throughout this Collect collage are a few of my layouts : Photos 24, 26, 27, 29 & 30.
  • 31 is a nice Halloween meal featuring homemade pumpkin soup – yummy!

And thus October is a wrap.