b'by Deborah Jones Finotti,Im just too busy with family and life. Downtown 150 Scavenger hunt for Walk for Dog Guides. Advertising Representative, Focus on Scugog Nowadays everything is backed up to a hard drive forMax invites you to participate in the upcoming 150th safe keeping. Not the same as being able to sit down withBandana Walk for Dog Guides Scavenger Hunt starting an album on your lap andthrough the pages andSeptember 2, featuring his favourite places around Portip Iampiggybackingo mypreviousdering what Im talking about. They probably think I co- have a good laugh or cry. Being old school means I doPerry. Max and his girlfriend, Carly, suggests you will article, about journaling. After reading itexisted with cavemen as well. The thirty-somethings willhave pictures printed that put a smile on my face. I haveneed transportation as these bandanas will be through-again in the August issue, I started think- remember VHS tapes and VCRs, and yes, we still havea plethora (and I do mean plethora) of framed photos allout the Port Perry boundaries. Max and Carly also want ing about my Mum and Dad and wasthose as well. over the house to keep me company and rememberingyou to check out the Emmerson Insurance window at 193 determined tond a particular picture ofWhen we married 43 years ago, we had our photogra- what was and still is! Queen Street for some ideas!Hint: not 28 Queen Street, them on their wedding day. pher do a movie of the wedding on a Super8. Of course,Our four-year-old granddaughter had to do a mathcount the bandanas for bonus points.We have a large unit that I keep pic- there was no audio, and to the delight of our children,number to present every day for class. On one occasionWith our community opening up more, please think tures in, and I periodically go through some of them.and now our grandchildren, they laugh hysterically atshewantedtocountGrandmaspictureframes,Iamaboutshoppingandeatinglocally,soyoucancreate They are not in any order and I cant tell you how often Ithe dancing and speeches with no audio. Now they dubproud and impressed to say she counted up to 81, andsome new memories with your loved ones. Enjoy the rest have told myself to start organizing them. The task is justin their own speeches and try to lip-sync to what is beingthen I had to do a recount because I was sure she wasof your summer!too daunting. On my last tumble through them I foundplayed on the video, and we laugh at their antics. incorrect. She was BANG ON.four shoe boxes with slides, remember those, and weWe have managed to transcribe the majority of ourThis is just a sample of one of my displays. Front right is still have a slide projector! My question is does anyoneSuper8 and VHS to CDs.However, every time I reachIvo and I on our wedding day. I know I still look the same!still convert the slides to pictures? deeper in this never-ending cupboard, Imore thatnd When our girls were little, I did start albums, so I doneed to be transcribed. I have all the Super8s my Dad have one for each of them. did when I was younger; I even have myrst steps as an As a kid I can remember my Dad sitting down withinfant. I will cherish these forever on CDs and will pass the albums and having to lick the corner tabs to put theon to our grandchildren one day. Of course, by then there pictures in and then he would write a caption under eachwill be something even more extraordinary to transcribe one, (I still have all of them). I like to look at these thethem to.most, because they have pictures of my Mum and DadDuring my purge days early in the pandemic I never before they were married. The dresses and shoes she woreventured towards this cupboard. I think I would still be were amazing, of course that same fashion has come backworking on them if I did. My friends say to wait until ImSpeaking of memories and creating new ones, my four a few times through the centuries, like platform shoes! ocially retired, but I know things wont change. As itlegged Latin Lover, Max would like to express a big Anyone born in the last thirty years is probably won- stands now, I work part-time and still cantnd the time;thank you to all that participated in the last Port Perry Is your closet readyfor the fall and winter seasons?Shop Our Port Perry LakefrontEVERY SATURDAY UNTIL THANKSGIVING8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Ours is!Enter at the corner of Queen & WaterMens and womens clothing and THRIFT STOREaccessories and small houseware items. All proceedsgo to equipment at1894 Scugog St. #10 Lakeridge Health portperryfarmersmarket@gmail.com Port Perry 905-985-9522 Port Perry.Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.www.portperryfarmersmarket.ca Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.22FOCUS - SEPTEMBER 2021'