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Thursday, January 13, 2011

We have a Winner!!: December's Free Photo Contest: Nostalgia

You have been very patient!

As you know, I host a monthly FREE PHOTO CONTEST
here on this blog, and December's theme was:


NOSTALGIA!

We gave the judges a hard assignment to pick only 
ONE winner!!

But, they stepped up to the plate and found us one.

So.


Drum roll......

PLEASE....


Dummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...da...dummmmmmmmmmmm:


Congratulations to:




Connie!!

Her blog is called: "Far Side of Fifty Photos".

Wonderful job, Connie!!!

Special mention also goes to:
--Larry B.
and
--Bilsot

Once again...I thank each and every one of you that entered a picture...they were all so good!!
Please know that I got many, many comments that readers are enjoying all the pictures that are submitted every month and enjoy seeing what you come up with to fit the monthly themes.


And, as always, we all thank our judges who we know have the hardest job of all!
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Don't forget to enter YOUR photo into January's
FREE PHOTO CONTEST by midnight, Jan. 31, 2011.

The theme for January is:

BRIDGES!!!

You don't need a blog to enter.
Just follow these 2011 Rules by clicking on THIS LINK!

19 comments:

Alan Burnett said...

A worthy winner. Congratulations to Connie

Brian Miller said...

what a cool shot...a little before my time but i caught the tail end as a little one...great memories...

Eva Gallant said...

That was a good one!

Arti said...

Great... Congrats to Connie and all the best to everyone for bridges!

Sandra said...

the winner is a super duper 50's shot. there was not one photo that did not perfecty fit the theme, this had to be very hard to decide.

Far Side of Fifty said...

Thanks! This is a local ice cream shop/soda fountain that used to be "the " place to go when I was a teenager..I have lots of great memories there! We still stop by for a fountain coke every once in a while!:)

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Great choice for a winner, Joan.
Hugs,
Betsy

bilsot said...

I'd like to thank both you and the judges .
It's a pleasant for me to participate the contest.

Nancy said...

I really enjoyed this image too! Congrats!

Grandmother said...

Nice shot, great memories, good choice!

J.J. in L.A. said...

Congratulations Connie! That picture screams "The 50's!!!!" to me. lol! Well done.

Joanie said...

Congrats Connie!

John and I saw a place like this in Cape May, NJ when were there in September. It was really cool!

SquirrelQueen said...

Congrats Connie! I think this photo brought back a lot of memories for many of us, it is a great shot.

Cathy Clementz said...

Nice shot and a great reminder of things gone by!

Nat said...

Fantastic photo...congrats Connie!

L. D. Burgus said...

This was my favorite photo. It is neat that there are still places like this in existence. The photograph was taken with great thought and precision. Great job Connie! I knew you were going to win on this one.

Pat Tillett said...

Great choice! It reminded me of an old snack bar in the Woolworths close to my house when I was a kid....

Linda Reeder said...

Cool! that was my choice.

Brenda's Arizona said...

Lovely theme shot! Does make you want to hear the music playing, too!

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