It had been 8 years since I joined dA.
I was looking for a good portfolio website then, and someone from a photography forum introduced me to this site.
Here, I met many great people who had left a great impact in my life. Some are still in my life, some are no longer. 8 years is a long time. Through one person I met here, had pushed and inspired me to pursue the path I am now. Sometime ago, I took a sojourn from dA, and had started my path to what I dream of. Another influenced my life like no other person had. No matter what happens, dA was still my start, and a place with special memories for me.
I still drop in once in a while to check