My Project 12 posts have become my favorite to write. I love recapping my month and writing down the things I didn't blog about. (Spoiler alert: Despite what some of my friends think, I don't actually dedicate a blog post to everything that happens to me.) I'm excited to have these posts at the end of the year to remember everything I did during 2014.
[Check out: January | February]
One thing I decided to do as part of the project was take a picture with Jordan on the first day of every month. At the end of the year I will have twelve pictures of us from 2014, each taken one month apart, and I'll probably use the pictures to make a book on Shutterfly or something.
Someone commented on my February post and asked how I get Jordan to take pictures with me and smile so nicely. She said there's no way she could get her husband to do something like that.
To that I say, HA. Smile nicely for a picture?
Yes. Let's talk about that, shall we?
What you might see on this blog once a month is a cute picture of us smiling happily.
Here's what you don't see:
This is the actual conversation that occurred on February 28
Me: So you know what tomorrow is right?
Jordan: Um... no.
Me: It's the first day of March!
Me: And guess what happens on the first day of the month.
Jordan: *blank stare*
Me: We take our first-day-of-the-month picture!
Jordan: *eye roll and large groan* Then: Do we have to do that?
Me: Yes we have to do it! I'm warning you now so you can prepare yourself.
*the next morning*
Me: Okay, I'm getting my camera ready. We're taking this picture in fifteen minutes.
Jordan: *dramatic sigh*
Me: I warned you this was coming last night. I'm setting up the tripod.
Jordan: But I just got out of bed. My hair is sticking straight out.
Me: Mine is too. Who cares about that?
Jordan: I do.
Me: Too bad.
So I get the camera and the tripod, and I set it up perfectly so everything is ready to go. Then I tell him it's ready and that all he has to do is sit down next to me and smile. Immediately after the "click," he's back at his computer, and I start packing up my tripod.
"See you in a month," I tell him as I leave the room, and he shakes his head.
And that, my friends, is how it's done.
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