Thank you to all my readers for following my blog. Your comments, your likes, and especially your puns are duly appreciated.
And thank you to Travel Culture Food (http://travelculturefood.wordpress.com/) for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award.
In the spirit of that nomination, I’ve nominated 15 other blogs for that award. These are some of the blogs I’ve been following. Check them out!
1. TalkToDiana http://talktodiana.wordpress.com/
2. VolnidaWrites http://vonildawrites.wordpress.com/
3. Sharmishtha Basu http://sharmishthabasu.wordpress.com/
4. Gina’s Professions For PEACE http://professionsforpeace.wordpress.com
5. Write Of Initiation http://writeofinitiation.wordpress.com
6. VoVatia http://vovatia.wordpress.com/
7. GlobeTramp http://globetramp.com
8. Anita Neuman http://ineedanewman.wordpress.com
9. The Order Expert http://blog.theorderexpert.com
10. Boomie Bol http://boomiebol.wordpress.com
11. HappinessIsNotADisease http://happinessisnotadisease.wordpress.com
12. ManOfTheWord http://manoftheword.com/
13. Mike McCormick http://mccormickmike.com/
14. Loony Literature http://loonyliterature.wordpress.com
15. Z-Score http://mooname.wordpress.com
And fnally, 7 things about myself:
1. I can run at a steady 7 mph
2. Can see the ocean from where I live
3. Favorite color is green (or blue, or red)
4. In music, I enjoy bass over treble
5. I’ve participated in Pun competitions
6. I love soft serve ice cream with sprinkles from a truck
7. Pancakes over waffles
Ok, so they’re not the most interesting things about me, but who said they had to be? 🙂
Finally are the VBA rules, for those keeping score:
If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.
- Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.
- Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy — if you can figure out how to do it.
- Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly. ( I would add, pick blogs or bloggers that are excellent!)
- Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link to this site.
- Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.
August 4th, 2012
I got another one! Thanks to Sumithra Sriram I’ve now been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award.
Here are the rules for One Lovely Blog Award:
- Thank the blogger that nominated you and provide a link.
- List seven things about yourself.
- Nominate 15 or so bloggers you admire.
- Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know.
Okay, seven things:
1. I can play the trumpet (though not very well)
2. I was once a lead singer in a ska/rock band (and played the trumpet, lol)
3. I walk for long periods of time daily
4. My name means “valley”
5. I live on an island, well I’m pretty <b>sure</b> about that
6. I fell out of a rowboat on vacation once in the middle of a biiiiig lake
7. I can juggle two objects in one hand, three objects with both hands…
My nominations for this award are: