Sunday, August 1, 2010

Overload

I seem to be suffering from a bad case of overload. Between, work, home, blogging, reading and commenting, craft projects and all the other things I want to cram into a day, I've just about burned myself out.
For the rest of the week I'll be posting pictures that I took last weekend when we were visiting Presque Isle State Park. I'll read as many of your blogs as I can but my commenting will be rather limited. Hopefully after a week I can get my act together again.
Today I'll give you two pictures. The original and the edit I did.

29 comments:

  1. I love the edit very much. You have the place all to yourself. Love it.

    Get some rest. I can so relate. My best to you and Duke. :)

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  2. Oh, Ann, I know right where you are. I've not been posting as much as I just can't seem to keep up!

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  3. That is really neat the way you edited it! I'm feeling much the same way...but I must plug on...

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  4. OH...I so relate to the lack of time issue. We need to retire!:)
    Super pictures...I like the second one better also.

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  5. I prefer the first, with a little editing - adjust the water color I think. The second one, while very pretty doesn't look real - I like real! The first is a photo, the second is an art piece...

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  6. Between work, blogging and my Etsy shop, I feel like I've spent most of my summer at the computer. I might be unplugging sometime soon too! Hope you can recharge this week and enjoy time to yourself!

    I bet that is a fun place to spend a summer day! How nice that you can make it all for yourself too!

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  7. Love them both. The last one looks more relaxing. But like I said...I could soooo get into both of those scenes.

    Take it easy :)

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  8. Get plenty of rest, Ann. We'll be here, dontcha worry :D

    2nd pic... humans be gone! LOL!

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  9. Welcome to the club, Ann!! You have been such a busy girl this summer while the rest of us have slacked off. You deserve some time off!! You definitely have a mulligan at my place. :)

    Enjoy!

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  10. Ann, I know exactly how you feel and don't worry, take time for yourself. We are your fans and friends and we'll be here when you get back to us. And, though I like both shots, I like the original best. They are both very cool.

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  11. That is so neat how you do that! Love it!! There is just not enough hours in a day. I have 2 more weeks before I go back to work and I am trying to cram everything in. So I am probably not going to be blogging much!!

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  12. I also feel the same way as you do. Sometimes I get exhausted with all the many things I need to accomplish. Having a break would surely help.

    About the photo you edited, you did a perfect job, Ann! Great art as always.

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  13. Very nice, I so need to learn how to do that! Hope things slow down for you a bit.

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  14. I almost half hoped that bird will drop "bombs" on those people :D

    Well, that's just me ahahaha..

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  15. Great photos, Ann. But I know exactly what you mean about the overload - like you, I have so many things that I really want to do that there just aren't enough hours in the day. Sometimes even having too many pleasurable things to do can seem like a pressure. Take time out and chill ...

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  16. Take a break chickie; lots going on. You know what? I betcha it'll all still be there for you when you get back ;o)

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  17. This is one of those times when Duke romps in to the rescue--right?

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  18. Love the edit one although they are both great pictures. Hope you have a good week of sort of rest. I don't work and will never know how you gals and guys that work do this blogging too. It is a lot of stuff to do. We will certainly be here when you get back. Pictures will be good.
    Have a wonderful restful week.

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  19. The edit looks more like a painting, very interesting.

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  20. I like how you edited out all the people. That is definitely my type of beach, no crowds.

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  21. Very awesome photo! It's so good, it looks as if it was staged. Why can't I get fantastic shots like that?

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  22. Ann I am feeling about the same as you. I will be helping out in school in Sept. I might just take the whole month off.

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  23. Wonderful pictures. We all need time off. Enjoy your time and then your will be all fresh and ready to blog again.

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  24. Ann-Glad you are taking time to recharge your batteries. I understand completely. School will start for me soon and I'll be scarce around blogville for a bit!

    Enjoy your time "off." Love the picture AND the edit!

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  25. Great job removing the people, Ann. You're magic. I understand that you may need a break. I haven't posted in a few days either. Take a break, get some rest, and we'll be here when you get back. Hugs to Duke.

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  26. LOVE the edited version! Crowds are not my thing.
    Take a break by all means - don't want you to burn out.
    Have a restful week :)

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  27. Thanks everyone, still feeling mighty overloaded so just going to put one response to all your comments. Thanks so much for understanding. You guys are the greatest

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  28. Love the edited photo!

    I'm finding it hard to keep up with everything these days ~ I think we all expect a bit too much of ourselves. I hope you enjoy a little break!

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  29. Super job Annie it's beautiful. Still working that magic I see.

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