As I eat the leftover birthday cake. I reflect on the state of my life as it is.
However I have no anger or animosity towards my friends. I can only blame myself for not being present enough in their lives.
Upon further reflection, I realise my pinball collecting is unsustainable. My place is packed with games. I'm out of space.
2017 was a fantastic year for acquiring machines, but now, my place is packed. Splitting at the seams.
I have to decide what kind of collector I want to be:
A bingo machine preservationist
A collector of Jerry K. Kelley art
Or a curator of an awesome electromechanical pinball collection.
I do not have the space to be all three . It's really hard to decide. I tried to have some sort of decisional process to determine what to keep:
Is is a EM multiball game?
Is it Jerry Kelley art?
Does it have a lift-up top glass Frame? (Bally games made between 1967 and early 1974)
Is it super rare?
Does it give me butterflies when I play it?
I have some serious thinking in front of me. Grr