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I Need Your Help

Remember when I went to Italy? It was an amazing experience, and I plan to go there again later on in life (you all should too!).

Being that I'm too poor to do that for right now, I am going to create a framed wall collage out of 10 pictures I took while over there.

This is where you come in.

I have created an online photo album on Picasa containing a total of 19 pictures, and I need your help to narrow down some of my options.

What I need is this:

Which 10 pictures do you like the best (there are 19 total to choose from)?Which one would be best for a focal piece?Which has no business being in this collage at all? Any and all comments are more than welcome! I'm pretty proud of the work I created, and I really hope you like it. Once I get it all squared away, I'll post photos of the finished product.
Thanks in advance for your input! I can't wait to see what you all say! :)

Chick Fil-A

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This one is going to be short and sweet (I don't think that has ever happened before here at 50 Weeks...), so you can all heave a collective sigh of verbose-less relief.

I've had some people asking me for a little while now what I think about the Chick Fil-A debacle that occurred earlier last month, but it took me the better part of July to process the information and decide where it is that I stand. Even now, I'm not all that sure.

I understand and empathize with both sides.

Side A: I have a belief system that I stand by and am unafraid to speak my beliefs due to the fact that, as an American, I am free to express said beliefs.

Side B: My lifestyle choice may not fit with your belief system, but that is no reason to publicly denounce my way of life simply because you do not agree with it.

Those are gross generalizations, of course, but I feel that both statements get to the root of the tension here.

Like I said, I get both view points, but I find myself leaning more toward…