A Seahawk, Pocahontas, Ink and Other Weird Stuff in My Phone!
Do you happen to know, off the top of your head, how many photos you have saved on your phone or mobile device? Well, if you're like me, you answered no, but you're pretty sure there are a whole bunch of them saved there - and you likely have no idea what some of them are or why you have them.
I just counted and on my iPhone, I currently have 945 photos and 93 videos. Holy cow! Yes, I have grand children and a dog and a penchant for downloading goofy memes, but 945 sounds like an awful lot of them. I decided to go through them, one by one, justifying them almost as though I were being featured on a Hoarder Intervention Show.
Here's a random sampling of pictures with brief descriptions.
Which one of these two is the actual Seahawk? Yes, local legend and Dr. Dan Doornink.
Here's some of my family at a U-Pick Blueberry Farm near Naches. Grandson Max is chillin'.
Does anyone else do this? I take a picture of my printer ink cartridges so I know which ones to get the next time I'm out at the store. Trouble is, I've had several different printers over the years and more than one picture on my phone.
I don't know. I must've liked it when I saw it and saved it.
Me, standing under a giant metal hop, because, uh, 'merica.
Speaking of giant, this is a piece of chicken we ordered at a local take out place. Keep in mind, this chicken 'part' is on a full sized dinner plate. Nobody ate it. We gave it a cage.
My father-in-law, my son and my dad. The grandpas were both WWII vets. Father-In-Law in the Navy aboard the Hornet - which had a little dust-up, you may know, in the South Pacific. Purple Heart recipient among other honors. My Dad was a Sargent in the Army Air Corps and stationed in Hollywood, CA and got a great 39 month tan. My son, successful that day catching a nice trout, is a brewer at Bale Breaker.
One of those goofy things. Does that look more like me than.......
One of those apps that ages you 30 years. I don't think I look that much different.
Or was it this ink?
Me with Roy Jones Jr. last year here in Yakima. I wasn't going to do the whole 'Fists at each other' pose. I'm not that stupid. That legend can still go.
Proving I'm a direct descendant of Pocahontas. Ancestry DNA would have been handy in those grade school playground tussles. But, I have no idea why it's on my phone.
Ahead of her time, Maya, my granddaughter, was into hoarding toilet paper long before COVID. She turns 5 this month and rolls at a buck apiece.
Everyone has at least one Goat Meme on their phone, right? ANYBODY?
Me, as Satan's spawn, Halloween 1968. Pitchfork wasn't real. Again, why was this on my phone?
Or..........crap, I don't remember! Gotta run back home!
Okay - you've suffered enough. WE'VE suffered enough! I still have 939 photos remaining. Do you have weird stuff on your phone? If I've inspired just ONE person to go through and free-up space or discover forgotten memories, my search has not been in vain. If you'd like to share some of your weirdest pics, tap the station app and send 'em!