Posts Tagged ‘Blog Awards’

The Versatile Blogger Award

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Blog Award - Versatile Blogger Award
I want to thank Tegan Whalan for passing The Versatile Blogger Award on to me! Tegan has a great blog about dogs at and her “Some Thoughts about Dogs” blog was just voted one of the “Top 107 Pet Blogs” which I might add is a well-deserved honor!

Instructions for the Award:
1. Thank the person who gave you the award
2. Include a link to their blog.
3. Paste the award on your blog.
4. Share 7 things about yourself.
5. Pass this award on to as many as 15 blogs you enjoy reading and let them  know about the award!

Seven Things about Me:

1) My horse Soltero Allegro (“The Happy Bachelor”) was afraid of men.
2) My husband and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary last September.
3) After my chemotherapy, my hair grew back curly.  (Alas, my curls are now long gone!)
4) I’m a certified chocoholic!
5) I am technologically-challenged (REALLY technologically-challenged!)
6) My new book Making Bad Stuff Good! will be coming out later this year.
7) I love taking our Aussie puppy RAZZ to her puppy obedience classes.

15 Bloggers Who Are Versatile:

Andrea @  (Women in Crime)
Cherrye @  (Books That Sow: …)
Clara @  (Clarbojahn’s Blog)
Darcia @  (A Word Please)
Elaine @  (Everyone’s Story)
Jo Ann @  (Story Quest Children’s Books
Kate @   (When Kate Blogs)
Margot @ (Hook Kids on Reading)
Nike @ (Crime Fictionista)
Olyn @  (Omar Blue and K-9 Town)
Ronna @ (GoodReads with Ronna)
Shelley @ (But What Are They Eating?)
Stuart @ (Stuart Aken)
Susan @  (Susan Taylor Brown)
Terry @  (Family Bookshelf)


Thanks Again, Tegan!

The Beautiful Blogger Award

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Blog Award - Beautiful Blogger Award



Many Thanks to Darlene Foster at for this cool award! Darlene is a published writer, traveler and dreamer. She has won prizes for her short stories, has a story in the anthology Country Roads and has written and published two children’s novels Amanda in Arabia and Amanda in Spain.

Instructions for the award:

1. Thank the person who gave you the award
2. Paste the award on your blog
3. Link the person who nominated you for the award
4. Nominate 7 bloggers
5. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominated

So here are 7 random things about me:

1) While I was growing up, I lived in forty-six states.
2)  By the time I entered junior high, I had attended 29 schools.
3) Our kids had a dog the size of a small pony and a pony the size of a large dog.
4) We always have a house full of dogs and cats adopted from our local Animal Humane Society.
5) I’ve ridden  a camel (and, no, it wasn’t in the Sahara Desert).
6) I’m a breast cancer survivor.
7) During the summer I swim 1/2 a mile every day.

And here are some blogs worthy of the Beautiful Blogger Award and I’m passing the award on to them. Please check them out (I know, I couldn’t stop at 7):

Amanda @
Deeone @
Delinda @
Dicy @
Heather @
Layne @
Linneann @
Martha @
Peggy @