award doings #1

March 23, 2013 at 11:48 pm 10 comments

Good Saturday afternoon.  I have some unfinished business to attend to – some award doings.  So without further adieu (I love how that word sounds), I would like to attend to THE doings.

First doing is the Versatile Blogger Award.  I was nominated by a very sweet young lady whose really cool blog is Confection Infection – It’s Cheaper to Keep Her♥.  The link is http://confection1nfection.wordpress.com/   Please check her out.  She is quite the hip and happenin’ chick, with nails to die for –

I have gathered the criteria below directly from The Versatile Blogger Award site which is – http://versatilebloggeraward.wordpress.com/vba-rules/

  •  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.

Before I type up the  nominations, I will reveal a few things about myself –

1.  I have a green thumb.  More indoors than out, due to allergies, which leads me to ….

2.  I am allergic to lots of stuff – mold, grass, pollen – I will not bore you with the whole list.  Let me just say that if some of my work begins to read as if it is drug induced – Spring is coming and I live on antihistamines and decongestants.

3.  I have two titanium plates and 48 titanium screws in my left arm – compliments of a bike crash while training for Ironman Wisconsin in July of 2006.  I scared the bejeezus out of my boys, but they think my metal is cool.  Apparently “mom packs serious metal”!

4.  I have three bikes – one Trek hybrid, one Trek aluminum road bike and an Aegus all-carbon fiber kick ass tri bike.

5.  I have met some incredible people – Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov,  Johnny Bench, Bob Hope, Ryan Reynolds – yes, I saw his six-pack in person.  Wowzers!  Amazing!

6.  I have been fortunate to attend the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii two times.  Let me just say one word – Inspiring!

7.  If I get the chance to live another life after this one, I want to come back as a swan.  Yes, I love swans – Swan Lake – fave ballet, fave music.  The Dying Swan, Anna Pavlova,…………

Now for the nominees:

  1. Ordinary Life –  http://beawonghangyu.wordpress.com/
  2. Giant Eraser – http://gianteraser.wordpress.com/
  3. My Happy Place –   http://princessice.wordpress.com/
  4. To the Moon and Back –  http://haleydhiggins.wordpress.com/
  5. Don’t walk it off, write it off… –  http://rebeccazenker.wordpress.com/
  6. Land of Quo –   http://landofquo.com/
  7. Free Little Words – http://freelittlewords.wordpress.com/
  8. Blog It or Lose It! –   http://jrosenberry1.wordpress.com/
  9. Pieces – Exposing Emotions – http://nekneeraj.wordpress.com/
  10. Breedoll’s –  http://exortabreedoll.wordpress.com/
  11. Almost Annika –  http://exortabreedoll.wordpress.com/
  12. owowruserious –   http://ohwowruserious.wordpress.com/
  13. YouOnlyLiveOnce –   http://yolonce12.wordpress.com/
  14. The Sanctuary of My Heart –  http://thesanctuaryofmyheart.com/
  15. Live Like A Butterfly –    http://indeepsoul.wordpress.com/

All 15 blogs above are wonderful sites to visit and to read.  There is much to see and learn – a true cornucopia of writing.  I would like to thank Confection Infection – It’s Cheaper to Keep Her♥.  I am honored to have been given this award and to pass on the love to my fellow blogophiles.

Kimberly xx

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. unlovingyou  |  March 24, 2013 at 1:38 am

    now i have the song Titanium by Sia stuck in my head!!! lol

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    • 2. words4jp  |  March 24, 2013 at 1:42 am

      Very funny. What can I say – I am packing metal:) I will have to check Sia out.

      Sent from an 🍎 👀 device.

      Reply
  • […] was given to me by Kimberly.  You need to visit her (words4jp) –you won’t regret it!   You might even get a glimpse of her canine friend, […]

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  • 4. Neeraj  |  March 24, 2013 at 5:37 am

    Congratulations and thank you 🙂

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  • 5. keladelaide  |  March 24, 2013 at 11:12 am

    Congratulations to you. You are a very deserving winner and thank you for giving me that lovin’ feeling not once-but twice. I will do my best to pay it forward to other bloggers ASAP.

    Reply
  • 6. yolonce12  |  March 24, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Congratulation and thank you for nomination 🙂

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  • 7. tejbirghatore  |  March 24, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Wow, thanks for the nomination!
    You’re a sweet lady 🙂
    I’d love to pass this on once I figure out how lol

    Reply
    • 8. words4jp  |  March 24, 2013 at 7:41 pm

      you are welcome. if you have any trouble figuring out what to do – just ask.

      I enjoy your blog – Kimberly xx

      Reply
  • 9. To the Moon and Back  |  March 24, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    Thank you, Kimberly, for nominating me, and for always having beautifully sage advice to lend. I look forward to hearing what’s next!

    Reply
  • 10. indeepsoul  |  April 27, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Thank You very much for the nomination. I’ve just noticed that today. It is so nice. Thank You again.

    Reply

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