I have just finished my 2005-07 Composition Journal. I go from periods of writing in it all the time to missing weeks or months in a row. This time I hadn't written in it since August 07, picked it up yesterday and finished it off. So here are the last pages of this journal.
For this page I started with the photo of the blue and white striped towel and the bathtub. I pulled the blue colour for the left page, and the orange colour of the towel on the tub for the right page.
I often make several pages ahead, and this one as no exception. I liked the door and the door handle, so designed the page using those pictures. I added the border around the door. When it came around to writing on this page, my ex-husband had suddenly died in Halifax. The somberness of the page reflected this. As one door closes for him (the door opens and his obituary is inside) another one opens - I believe in afterlife, so I believe he has more adventures ahead of him, therefore the door handle works well for this.
This page was done ahead as well, I loved these photos of the anorexic looking girls, especially since I was trying to lose weight at the time. I was reminding myself to eat well desptie the fact that I wanted to lose weight. I had a flap in between these pages, so I added various cards and ephemera that I had picked up in my trip to Toronto.
Last page! I love this page, the Asian aspect of it, and when writing on this page I had actually gone to a Chinese buffet! This page was about my trip to Niagara falls to visit friends, but I stopped writing halfway through the visit - no time! Then I didn't pick it up again until yesterday, my 23rd Wedding Anniversary. So I decided to make this the last page of my journal. Now to start a new one!