Eleven: Honored And Remembered

Today is a day of recognition and gratitude.  The darling Laura of Not So Skinny Genes and dazzling Stephanie of Simply Stephanie Blog have bestowed upon me another blogging award.

I am incredibly honored to receive this from two of my favorite blogging buddies.  Thank you so much, girls!

Fittingly enough on this date, the recipient of the award is to answer eleven questions, award eleven other blogs, and ask eleven new questions.  I love that this award allows the givers to dig a little deeper and learn what they want to learn about their favorite bloggers.  Since I was nominated by two gals in the same day, you all get double the answered questions.  As if you didn’t already know enough about me!

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“Did I Really Earn This Or Did I Just Wear You All Down?”

When Sandra Bullock won her Academy Award for The Blind Side, she gave a speech that was thoughtful, moving, and humble.  She radiated grace and everyone was thrilled that America’s sweetheart had finally won the accolades she deserved.  I am not quite as graceful when it comes to recognition.  My inner self breaks out into a happy dance and shouts, “I won!  I won!  I won!”  So when I received my second award in three weeks, I just about embarrassed myself at work when I squealed with delight.  Thankfully, no one was around to witness it.

The Oscar of the blogging world?

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You Like Me, You Really Like Me!

As many of my darling readers know, this is the first blog that I have ever felt gave me any kind of purpose and I have been so encouraged by the comments I have received and inspired by the blogs I follow.  A writer for life, I rarely share my work with people, but through WordPress, I have found that I should have been doing this a long, long time ago.  I love knowing that my words have reached dozens of countries around the world.  Simply put, I can’t stop now!

Today I received some fantastic news that has me grinning like a Cheshire Cat.  I have been awarded my first blogging honor by the fabulous folks at Mother Sugar.

*squeal*

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