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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

I Love Your Blog and Uber Amazing Blog Awards

My blog has recently been awarded two different awards. Thank you both. You both have excellent blogs. I do owe Simple Married Life an apology, as her award was given to me by what seems like an eternity ago, and I have been out of sorts lately, and haven’t acknowledged it up to this point. I’m sorry for the delay.

The Painted Veil - Uber Amazing Blog Award
Simple Married Life - I Love Your Blog Award

I am new to blogging. Being a Real Estate Title Examiner by trade, the “Mortgage Crisis”, and the economy has zapped my profession right from underneath me. I was left with a mind that had to stay busy, and basically starting over. What do you do when you have been in a profession and sustained you for most all of your life, and it has been stripped from you for who knows how long. A major security blanket had been snatched away in the blink of an eye.

I have always loved writing, am passionate about photography, and several other creative activities, which I had at one point or another laid down, for one reason or another. To keep my sanity, and to persevere at keeping the fear at bay, I one by one, starting picking back up, and pursuing those things that I have always loved, but set aside.

A blog paints the most perfect picture of a portion of the person that sits at their keyboard, behind the monitor. The layout they choose, the niche it revolves around, the words they use, the bloggers they follow.

Some bloggers write to stay sane and find themselves, which is probably at the root of all bloggers, one way or the other; some write to help people and teach; some write and display their art; some to strictly make money. But no matter what or why, they all have something to offer someone.

Both of the people that have nominated me for these awards have wonderful blogs, and if you haven’t visited there, please take the time to click on over there. You will be glad you did.

There are so many exceptional blogs out there, it is hard for me to choose, but I have given a short list below of some of those that I love. Head on over and take a peak.

Uber (synonym to Super) Amazing Blog Award is a blog award given to sites who:
~ inspires you
~ makes you smile and laugh
~ or maybe gives amazing information
~ a great read
~ has an amazing design
~ and any other reasons you can think of that makes them uber amazing!

The rules of this award are:

* Put the logo on your blog or post.
* Nominate at least 5 blogs (can be more) that for you are Uber Amazing!
* Let them know that they have received this Uber Amazing award by commenting on their blog.
* Let them know that they have received this Uber Amazing award by commenting on their blog.
* Share the love and link to this post and to the person you received your award from.

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8 Love note(s):

Leasaid...

What a wonderful surprise! Thank you so much for including me when passing on this lovely award. This means a lot to me, because I really enjoy your site and try to visit everyday. Have a great day!

Alexys Fairfield said...

I am truly honored by such a tremendously cool award. Thank you for thinking of me and thank you for providing such a warm place for us to feel relaxed.

Sorry to hear about your job. The crisis has hit some harder than others. Hopefully, it will give you an opportunity to turn your passion into a new career.

All the best for your future endeavors and thanks again for a great award.

confused said...

Thankyou for the award having someone recognise your work is the ultimate compliment..I ahve becomne a fan of your site as well and a regular reader..I will post this with honor

BK said...

Thank you for passing the award to me. It is truly a honor.

neferiti said...

Thank you so much for the award! It is truly an honor to be recognized for your work. I too have become a fan of your site and enjoy reading your articles.

Happy blogging!

Shinade said...

oh you made such wonderful choices. I know Alexys and Robert too.

They are both fantastic and so are you.

I hope things turn around for you soon.

But the economy is really in such bad shape.

We can only hope and pray!!

Great picks and a great way to present the awards.

Thank you:-)

BK said...

Hi, just to let you know that I have just set up the award that you passed to me. Thank you once again.

Judy Evans said...

Congratulations - What an honor. I'm truly sorry to hear of your job delimias. My son and his fiance are also in that business, and they've seen troubles too. Good luck, they say "Good things will happen if you let them!" Keep your chin up!

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