We talk A LOT about the downsides of mobile technology. How ANTIsocial it is. How we're connected or too connectable.
But in someways it's just lovely.
I read something on Facebook the other day (a picture slogan of some description) "ENJOY THE SMALL STUFF, FOR ONE DAY YOU WILL REALISE IT IS BIG STUFF". How true. If you speak to your Nan she will more likely tell you about the mundane from her youth. Her walk to school or how they mended their shoes. Why? Because it's big stuff.
They say you can only store memories in your short-term memory for up to 30 seconds before it is either forgotten or transferred to your subconscious or your long-term memory. You can transfer information to your long-term memory by using it or by recalling it within that 30 seconds.
Reviewing a picture could be considered as using and recalling it. Just the act of taking that picture could lock it into your long-term memory.
Record record record. Recording is a form of appreciating. Appreciation makes us grateful. Gratitude anchors us. Anchors us as parents. Anchors our children.
And besides... Tis the season.
A very longwinded introduction to my first Instagram dump... A little creative lo-fi alternative to yesterday's post...
Did you spot our first snow in there?!?!
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