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{
"cards": [
{
"name": "beach polaroid",
"memory": "I took this photo in Galveston, Texas when I went to visit my parents in Texas. We drove onto the beach and walked to the water. It was January and almost barren except for some birds.",
"meaning": {
"up": "peace, relaxation, and clarity",
"down": "muddled thoughts, trouble concentrating, and stress"
},
"image": {
"front": "beachpolaroid_front.jpg",
"back": "polaroid_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "ripped dollar",
"memory": "I found this dollar rolled up on the sidewalk. After seeing that it was ripped in half, I put it in my pocket and forgot about it. Later in the day, a man stopped me on the street to tell me that the dollar had fallen out of my pocket and handed it back to me. For some reason it followed me.",
"meaning": {
"up": "luck, new opportunities, and a positive random occurance",
"down": "bad luck or nothing new or special happening to you for a while"
},
"image": {
"front": "dollar_front.jpg",
"back": "dollar_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "flower message card",
"memory": "An ex-boyfriend sent this to me along with flowers after I wanted to end the relationship. I didn't like the flowers because I felt forced to forgive and forget because of the showy gesture.",
"meaning": {
"up": "forced compromise, pressure from relationships, accepting a deal that you feel uncomfortable about",
"down": "mutual understanding, compromise where both parties walk away satisfied"
},
"image": {
"front": "flowermessage_front.jpg",
"back": "flowermessage_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "graduation ticket",
"memory": "This is the ticket to my graduation ceremoney from NYU undergrad at Yankee Stadium. This was the main ceremoney for all of NYU so I almost didn't go. Since my parents weren't coming, I came with one friend and his family and left with another friend and ate with her family afterwards.",
"meaning": {
"up": "alienation and disconnection from surroundings due to emotional exhaustion",
"down": "being in the moment, connected to surroundings"
},
"image": {
"front": "gradticket_front.jpg",
"back": "gradticket_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "laundry card",
"memory": "This is from the laundromat across from the first apartment I lived in after I moved back to New York. At this apartment and through late night runs to the laundromat, I learned to accept stability and care for my mental health.",
"meaning": {
"up": "stability, security, and finding happiness in every day life",
"down": "instability and constant change as a result from own decisions"
},
"image": {
"front": "laundrycard_front.jpg",
"back": "laundrycard_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "new orleans polaroid",
"memory": "A boy I was seeing took this photo of me in an AirBnb in New Orleans. We only knew each other for a couple months before the trip and we don't talk anymore.",
"meaning": {
"up": "escapism, impulsive actions, and avoiding responsibilities and reality",
"down": "taking on responsibilities and grounding oneself"
},
"image": {
"front": "neworleanspolaroid_front.jpg",
"back": "polaroid_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "pokemon card",
"memory": "My crush at the time gave this to me the first time we hung out outside of school. The experience overall was really awkward since I was so nervous and they were also shy.",
"meaning": {
"up": "new romance and exploring new feelings or emotions",
"down": "lack of excitement, familiarity, and confidence"
},
"image": {
"front": "pokemoncard_front.jpg",
"back": "pokemoncard_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "black luster soldier yugioh card",
"memory": "The person who gave me this ended up hurting me irreparably. I used to keep this card in my phone case, displaying it and taking it everywhere. Now it's become a sort of inside joke with my friends.",
"meaning": {
"up": "a bad omen for a negative experience that has lasting harmful effects",
"down": "avoiding a bad situation with clear judgement"
},
"image": {
"front": "yugiohcard_front.jpg",
"back": "yugiohcard_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "pixels movie ticket",
"memory": "I went to see this movie with a good friend thinking it would be so bad it would be good. It was actually just really bad and we were so mad we wasted $16 dollars on the ticket that we snuck into a different movie showing.",
"meaning": {
"up": "strong bond and closeness in a friendship",
"down": "distance in relationships with friends"
},
"image": {
"front": "pixelsticket_front.jpg",
"back": "pixelsticket_back.jpg"
}
},
{
"name": "red envelope",
"memory": "I saved this from a Chinese New Year from childhood. The time of the new year gives me a feeling of warmth and closeness with my family and community.",
"meaning": {
"up": "warmth, closeness with family, and joy like that experienced in childhood",
"down": "coldness and distance from family"
},
"image": {
"front": "redenvelope_front.jpg",
"back": "redenvelope_back.jpg"
}
}
]
}