That Sentimental Factor

posted on 1st of june, 2010

I’m finally doing it—I’ve just requested payment from DT! First it was, do I cash in at the $100th? Well it included the exclusive bonuses, so I thought, nah, I’ll wait ‘til I reach $100 of just sales. Silly, was my BFF's reaction to that, might as well wait until it's $200 was her tongue & cheek remark. Then I had to make a decision how as to how to receive my payment, Paypal or check. Paypal? But I wasn’t sure if I have to pay a fee and that’s just goes against my grain … Check? But it could take up to two weeks to process…

Decisions… decisions...

Well, this morning, I clicked that button: “Request Payment”. The payment method I selected was… check—I know, in this world of cyber- this, electronic- that, who does paper checks anymore? Well, I do.

I mean, yes, Facebook wall messages are neat, IM and texts are convenient and they almost always give me smiles. But I’m still biased to warm phone conversations and nothing replaces handwritten letters or notes. Yup, take it from me, the mother who scheduled her C-section days after her due date because not only did I want to experience labor pains but more importantly I wouldn’t want my children be deprived of that part of the story of their coming to this world.

Yes, that thing called sentiments.

DT has been a considerable part of my “recreative” life for almost nine months now and I am becoming more and more drawn into it. Hence, for this first payment, I want to add a sentimental factor into it--a paper check. Oh yes of course and most certainly, I am cashing the check, but only after I’ve taken DT-caliber images of it!

Comments (7)

Posted by Joezachs on June 02, 2010
Yes the sentimental factor is always foremost.
That Dad and Daughter bonding is a good one.
Posted by Irisangel on June 01, 2010
Congratulations on your first paycheck! Keep up the good work!
Posted by Justmeyo on June 01, 2010
Congratulations for first payment!
Posted by Mani33 on June 01, 2010
Congratulations :)
Posted by Egomezta on June 01, 2010
Congratulations, I´m glad you're doing so well.
Posted by Mariaam on June 01, 2010
Congrats for the first $100! :)
Posted by Amyemilia on June 01, 2010
I've used the PayPal option several times now, and have had no trouble at all. Just a thought... :) Congratulations on your first $100!

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My name is Juvy. Jennifer, the name on my profile, is my youngest daughter—she is the inspiration behind my creative work, not only in photography but also in many other things. As a very close friend of ours put it, Jennifer brings out the best in Juvy. So if you like my images, kudos to Jennifer; otherwise, well... we have Juvy to blame for. A little about me: I am a wife and a mother, first and foremost. By profession, I am an accountant, but wish that I am a photographer instead! I love capturing candid shots of people--I think this was a result of that wondrous experience called ... [Read more]

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