Seriously. I love this. Just stating the obvious facts before telling the story, so everyone KNOWS why you're clearly qualified to relay the forthcoming information.
So don't be surprised to see a good MANY blog posts that will now start like this:
I have a PERSONAL connection to this story because I am an EXCELLENT scrapbooker!
And to prove just HOW good I am, the March 10 tagger, where just a sweet tinge of the inevitable mid-section self-loathing makes it's tag book debut. YES! Go my stomach!