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Project 365 - Day 20

I spent all day yesterday and most of the day today looking for something - a photo album that belonged to my dad, with pictures taken on his tour of duty in Korea. Even though I can clearly remember bringing it home with me, I can't for the life of me remember where I put it, and it's driving me mad not being able to find it. The Korean War Veterans Association has been in touch; I sort of promised I would have copies made of the photos, to donate to their archive...now I can't deliver.

In the end, I went for a stroll - it was a lovely spring day and I was wasting it indoors. I heard a bird singing to my right, swung around, camera at the ready and...


Mar. 14th, 2012 09:08 am (UTC)
the most likely scenario is that you "cleaned" it up before the influx of visitors and you've cleaned it up so well you've put it somewhere un-obvious.

That is exactly what I think has happened, even though at one stage I began hoping against hope that I'd imagined its presence in my home. I even went so far as to text my sister and ask if she might have any idea where that album had got to, and her reply was "I thought you had it?"

Although the album hasn't turned up yet, I have found some other items that -if I remember rightly- were cleared off the table at the same time, which I'm taking as an auspicious sign: the album must be here. Somewhere.