Category Archives: Classification

The First Year

Some scrapbookers focus on scrapbooking the first year, especially the first year of a child’s life. Perhaps this is a holdover from the days of store-bought baby books? Regardless, the first year of a child’s life seems to be more … Continue reading

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How is Time Measured?

Last week, we explored what it means to scrapbook chronologically. But, what do we mean by chronological? What is the unit of time? How is time measured? While people were making day in the life layouts, when I conducted my … Continue reading

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I Scrapbook Chronologically.

Over the next few weeks, I will discuss my results regarding how scrapbooks are actually organized. Think about the following phrase for a moment: I scrapbook chronologically. What does this phrase mean? From my non-dissertation observations, there seems to be … Continue reading

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The Completeness of Scrapbooks Post Round-Up

This entry is part 86 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 86 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Last week I finished up talking about the completeness of scrapbooks. Next week, I’ll turn to scrapbook organization. In … Continue reading

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Scrapbooks are Rarely Complete Narratives

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Some parts of a scrapbook may always be incomplete. For example, a family tree will be incomplete as long … Continue reading

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(In)Complete Stories

This entry is part 84 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 84 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Whether a scrapbook has a clear beginning or ending is only one consideration for how complete a scrapbook is. … Continue reading

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How Does a Scrapbook Begin?

This entry is part 83 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 83 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. When scrapbookers have completed a beginning of an album they do things such as use a photograph of their … Continue reading

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Neverending Scrapbooks

This entry is part 82 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 82 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. An individual scrapbook album rarely has a beginning or a conclusion unless it is of a very specific topic, … Continue reading

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(A)Typical Scrapbook Post Roundup

This entry is part 81 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 81 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. By discussing atypical and typical scrapbook pages, what becomes clear is that most respondents scrapbook in typical ways—at least … Continue reading

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What “Counts” as Journaling?

This entry is part 80 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 80 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Though scrapbooks are rarely identical and there is tremendous variety in terms of scrapbooking styles, scrapbookers do common things … Continue reading

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