Sorting a Mountain of Images

The last five days were spent organizing, sorting and deleting images for all three books. It was a huge relief because the folder where the images are stored began to take on a life of its own. I think I acquired probably over 5000 or so images and I knew I needed to get in there and wade through everything because it was to the point where I needed to know where everything was so I could easily locate them.

Because of my massive paranoia regarding losing data, I backed up all those images up in the cloud, and on not one, but two external hard-drives and Backblaze. So that is four backups. Just in case.

Last night I finally finished organizing, culling, deleting, and reacquainting myself to images I had either forgotten I had, or images I thought I had lost. At times I get overwhelmed by the magnitude of this project, but I have to remind myself that I am doing this - for me.

I just want to get the books out of my system and know that I succeeded. To me, that is really all that matters.

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