Anyway, I also bought a slide scanner and have spent many, many hours (and by hours, I mean days) scanning in slides.
Do you know what you learn when you get your parent's slide collection?
That they lied to you all those years.
And that at one time in your life, your left eye DID indeed open all the way (but I'm sure that bathtub falling incident had nothing to do with the eye...nothing at all).
That someone in your family visited Hell. And took pictures.
And that when they said, "We moved to the United States when you were 9 months old and visited Disneyland and New York and drove across country." those were all separate thoughts. Or you were a giant 9 month old.
Your father was not always the best cook. And he took photos to prove it.
And best of all, that over 1000 slides can provide loads of blog fodder.
Til next time...
Thanks to all of you who had advice about my friend. I really do appreciate it. I will keep you all posted on her recovery.