Year 5 - I'm just a small town girl, living in a great big world . . . who likes taking pictures. It began as a part of a therapeutic regiment and I just kept on going. It's still a kind of therapy for me I suppose as it gets me out of my house instead of me turning into a recluse. Nobody on 365 knows that I am disabled (well, you/they do now!). I have chronic pain from nerve and muscle damage. Getting a picture is not an easy task for me. Sometimes, just getting one photo of a subject causes massive exacerbation to my already painful condition and it can last for days. There are days that I can't even go any farther than my own back yard. Being limited in my activity can be debilitating and frustrating. I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes I can't help it. I get extremely down on those days that all I can do is step out my back door and shoot whatever there is to see. When I have to go to medical appointments, my camera comes with me because you never know what you will see. I'm moody sometimes (okay, maybe a lot) and I don't think my photos are any good. Who knows... you may think differently. I appreciate those who faithfully follow my project and for your the time you take out of your busy lives to comment on my pictures. It's you who help give me a boost each day when I see that you've commented on a photo, even if it's something you've seen before but in a different setting or angle, or even if it's the same subject but different species. For your kindness, I thank you.