~and a confession~

several of you called me out on this missing photo.

I had it posted the other day and there it sat with hardly any comments.
and then the doubts set in.

I thought that it must not be very good ~ so I deleted it.
I know~ it was very 3rd grade of me.

I didn't create this blog for praise or criticism.

I created it to be creative.

To learn and stretch and try.

I do love getting feedback
but I must remind myself that this project is for me.

If I like a photo.....then that is what matters.

and I do like it.

I will try to be confident without being haughty.

{{.........a fine line........}}

I will keep following my dreams and stay true to myself.

and I'll leave you with this quote

Only as high as I reach can I grow
Only as far as I seek can I go.
Only as deep as I look can I see
Only as much as I dream can I be.
~Karen Ravn


A.J. said...

To thine own self be true.

I really do enjoy your site, Gum balls and Blueberries, conjuring up personal memories for each of us to sort out. Have a good day Chas.

Traci said...

Hi, Chas! I tried to leave a comment, but I guess I may have caught it as you were deleting it because it wouldn't let me leave a comment. However, I think it is whimsical and a step out of what you normally do.
Keep doing your thing! I enjoy seeing you go in different directions!

Georgianna said...

Good that you reposted it. What matters is how you see the world, not what others think about how you see it. Have a great week and thanks for your visit! – g

EG CameraGirl said...

How brave of you to repost and especially to confess. :) I like the photo so I'm glad you tried again!

Hootin' Anni said...

This is so great...colorful, vibrant and so different from the flowers we see so much of during Macro photography!!!

My Macro Monday is a bit on the odd side today...would you believe bricks?!! But it's all explained below the photos. Here. Come visit with me if you can. Have a great week.

Tracy said...

Oh, but I LOVE this photo too--brings back so many childhood memories! Very glad you re-posted. Keep dancing to your own tune... :o)

Leah C said...

I'm glad you put the photo back...I love it! Especially since I used to have a gumball machine just like it:) But, I have to tell you...when I tried to leave a comment the first time you posted it...I couldn't. Something about a blogger administrator wasn't allowing comments then...whatever that means. Just so you know it wasn't you or your photo. Lots of us love your talent:)

prashant said...

Good that you reposted it
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