Thanks, Thoughts on Blogging Awards, and 7 Things About Me


Thanks to Diana for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. She was nominated by E. of The Playground – a blog I heartily recommend. This is one of the first awards I noticed being passed around when I started my blogs, and it’s one I really wanted. I don’t rush to do nominations, but I do say thanks with a link within a day or two of receiving them.

I’ve said some of this stuff on comments threads and on Sourcerer’s awards page, but here is how I feel about awards. I love them. I enjoy receiving them and I enjoy passing them on. I think they are a good way to complement other bloggers on their work. I don’t attach any real status to them, but I do enjoy looking at a blog’s side bar and awards page when I first discover it to see which awards they’ve won.

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I have said this before, but I will say it again:

I will never not say thank you for an award.


Irene has nominated me for: Field of Flowers.

I always say thanks as quickly as possible, but I do nominations on my own schedule.

Sometime this weekend, the Field of Flowers will be added to my awards page.

I will not go on and on about awards in this post. I ill just say: I cherish this one.

Just so you know, I am holding two or three Sunshine Nominations, an ABC, and a  Dragon’s Loyalty Award. I will  be giving out some awards soon, I am just not sure which ones yet.

A.M. Roundup

I’m going to start doing a few of these, and not on any particular schedule. They’ll be three to five links to other blogs. Sometimes they’ll be themed. This one is a random selection from blogs I visit frequently.

Part Time Monster contributor Lyn has one of the best-illustrated award acceptance posts I’ve seen yet at Lazy Lady, and a few Awesome Blog Content and Sunshine nominations.

Therefore I Geek discusses movies and t.v. shows that have influenced them.

OpinionatedMan has some opinionated thoughts on the blogger-audience relationship.