You know I have no plans and am that bored when I actually decide to use my film negative scanner!
Got home after ‘work’ today and realized I had absolutely nothing to do. I could be productive and scan some documents and get transcripts and such so that I’d be prepared for interviews or document checks what-have-you in my quest for a job….so I was! I know, go figure. Usually that sentence ends with me going, “but I decided to play video games” or something. But while I had my scanner up and running, I decided to give the film negative scanner a workout. I had bought my new scanner specifically because it had that feature, but just hadn’t used it yet. And wow, I forgot that I had saved EVERY negative I ever had developed, and that’s a LOT. So I decided to find some sets of negatives that I knew that the pictures had either been given away or I just wanted to see again, and I found a great set of pics from back in 1995 and 1996 – yes, over 10 years ago – from AFROTC parties and Bookstar. Wow. I can’t believe how long ago that was. And when I think that I’m beginning all over again very soon, while I feel young still (although my hairline will disagree with that sentiment), to realize how LONG ago these pictures were taken makes me take a step back.
So while I figure out how to start putting up some of these ‘oldies’, here’s a taste of one from my birthday party in 1995 – this is the one in which I had tried throwing a birthday party and invited everyone in AFROTC (I got along with most everyone there) and EVERYONE said ‘No’ or they couldn’t make it. Turned out that a surprise party had been devised instead, and all those people were in fact there. Additionally, they had gotten me a stripper. Oh, the fun. I remember getting quite drunk that night. In fact, I think that was one of the first times I ever really got blitzed and it definitely got my drinking career off the ground! So this pic below is of my best friend Catherine and me at that party. I am quite sloshed. Oh the memories!
Look at that hair! On me, you fools, not Catherine’s! She always had the best hair (and probably still does). I was just turning 19!!!!!!! CRAZY.
Nov 3, 1995 – My Birthday Photos
Okay, in other news, I went and saw 28 Weeks Later last night. Scary effin’ movie. But awesome and if you can deal with horror movies, I say go for it. Otherwise, don’t go. So yeah, there it goes.