Saturday, August 02, 2008

I'm Baaack

After a long hiatus, I have decided to get back into blogging. I missed that camaraderie with other bloggers and sharing my photos, but I didn't miss the "pressure" of having to update regularly. Although, now that I'm sufficiently well-rested, I have decided to get back into the thick of it minus "ABC Wednesday" participation. Thanks to Neva, Dana, and Lilli for asking about me!

To start it off, I wanted to post one of my favorite statues that I have seen called "Unconditional Surrender". You may recognize it from a famous World War II photo. It is now a 25 ft. statue standing in San Diego harbor greeting sailors as they sail through. Compared to the people standing beside it, you can see the statue's enormousness.

Click here for more details about this statue.

- Karen


Sue said...

I missed your pictures. Glad your back!!

Dana a/k/a Sunshine said...

Oh my GOSH that is a huge statue. I'm glad you gave us the photo with others standing next to it...I'd never have guesssed it was that huge!!!

i have missed you AV. Ya know, I totally concur with your statement about missing blogging and the community of it when I'm not doing it, but NOT missing the pressure.

I have to admit, I'm feeling PRESSURED today. I hadn't checked blogs in about a week and I had been doing soo good since I've been back in making the rounds. But, I'm only getting around to posting maybe once or twice a week and I just hate it. I love blogging, and I love to have a forum to showcase my photos and talk to other people that I've met through here (and feel like I know..) but I hate the pressure. I put it on myself I know, but I don't know to blog and not feel the pressure to read all the posts and comment and then post regularly on mine. If I figure it out, I'll let ya know. But, just to say, I know what you mean!

mrsnesbitt said...

asorry you are not part of ABC Wednesday anymore. Sad you singled me out to ignore.

AVCr8teur said...

Sue & Dana: Thanks for the following. I really appreciate it.

Denise: I am not picking on you personally. ABC Wednesday was the only weekly photo assignment I was participating in. I am mentioning it so readers know I will no longer be involved. I am not saying anything negative about your program because I have met some wonderful bloggers and photographers over the months.

Rune Eide said...

Welcome back!

I had to look twice before I discovered the tiny couple to the left. Fitting with the vavy in the background.

crpitt said...

Welcome back, that is one cool statue.

Lilli & Nevada said...

So glad that your back. I have missed your postings, But know what you mean about taking a rest. Although i still try to participate in a couple of the sites this time of yr is very hard for me to get to everyone. Winter is a better time for me.Some however have gotten so big that it is almost impossible to get too everyone. .
Anyway i love that statue it is so life like at first i thought it was real.

AVCr8teur said...

Runee/Claire/Lilli: Thanks for the welcoming party. Glad you enjoy the photo of this amazing statue.