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How/why did you choose profile pic?

by favepeep on November 22, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


When I came upon this website, I didn't realize that I would get so excited about crystallizing my day, my thoughts, etc. in 6-words and become a part of a community. So, when I signed up I took a quick look at my photos and impulsively chose one that appealed to me that day and would also fit the frame and voila! That's how a highland cow--his name is Hamish--that I photographed while visiting the Isle of Skye became part of my 6-word persona.

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