Being a former web designer, I understand the importance of artistic freedom but there are a few things I'd like you to consider. I would like a logo to be professional and clean. This blog will last for years and timeless designs are more than welcomed.
My blog is located http://southpawslugger.com/ and you can see the current theme. The graphics that are currently on the blog do their best to look professional. I would like a logo that matches my current theme's but it is not a big deal. The logo is the brand image and I can adjust my theme around it.
The logo must be done in vector. Sorry, no raster designs will be accepted. Just letting you know. I want to be able to resize the logo in the future if I choose to change themes.
No ".com" in the logo please.
In summary, keep it professional, clean, active, and in vector. You know what I am about and what the site is about. Use your artistic freedom to bring my blog to life. Don't forget, be creative. Thank you to all!