OK, I dropped the nickel and got a paid Flickr account. I’ve been trying to keep my digital photo files organized on my hard drive, but its getting a little haphazard, and easy to lose track of them. After giving it some thought I realized how vastly superior it is to organize the files with tags instead of by a hiearchical file structure. Flickr enables the tag method, plus it facilitates sharing photos at varying resolution levels. altogether a far superior system.
So in the longer term, my family photo records are split between