Happy birthday to Mr. MN! I’m super excited because he nominated me for 4 awards. Wow. Thank you a whole ton!!
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I appreciate Aweni’s nomination for the One Lovely Blog Award and the Versatile Blogger Award. Aweni is a romantic poet and she loves music and movies. Her writing is fantastic. Please hop over to visit her blog!
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When I started this blog, it was not for the likes nor was it for awards. It was meant to be an outlet for the constant racing ramblings of my mind.
I was very surprised and pleased when Swati Mishra nominated me for both a one lovely blog award and the versatile blogger award.
I’m so chuffed that someone enjoys my blog enough to nominate me for not just one but two awards. Thank you Swati Mishra.
The likes, lovely comments and this kind nominations by Swati are very encouraging. I want to use this opportunity to thank everyone that has taken the time to read, like, comment, follow my blog and or nominate me for an award (😉😚thank you all).
Here’s just a little about why I love and follow Swati Mishra’s blogs. She blogs mostly about overlooked aspects of society. She speaks for…
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My dear blogger friends, thank you for your continued blessings upon me by the kind comments and support. I especially thank the five bloggers who nominated me for the following awards. I want to acknowledge their kind consideration. Please hop over and visit their beautiful blogs.
Melissa blogs about her adventures in hiking, traveling and her love in music. She also did many book reviews.
Karen is a foodie blogger. She shares her adventures in traveling and experience in food.
Yamina’s blog is about her faith in God, her inspiration in life and relationships.
Penny for your thots blog is about her passions is writing, especially her love for fiction and poetry.
Steve has a wonderful blog of poetry, flash fiction, movie review, and stories.
This blogging community has become an integral part of my daily life. You are pouring blessings upon me by ways of your kind comments and encouragement. I especially want to show my gratitude to the five inspiring bloggers who nominated me for the following awards. Even though this blog is Award Free. I want to acknowledge their kind consideration of nominations. Please hop over and visit their beautiful blogs.
Suguna Ganeshan shares her travels, cooking, exotic flowers and more.
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Natasha Tungarec writes poems, loves music, travel, sketching and painting.
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Bryt loves music, painting, drawing, writing, and reading.
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atrangizindafieksafar loves writing and poetry. She has published her book of poetry.
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Jeyran Main does book reviews, also provides services for book reviews and Professional Book Editing & Proofreading Services.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
With great appreciation, I want to extend my gratefulness for Lisa’s nominating me for the Versatile Blog Award. It is a great honor. Even though my blog is Award Free, I’m so delighted for the consideration of the award. Please hop over to visit Lisa Ralph’s great blog. I appreciate her positive and joyful spirit even when she is under tremendous stress.
I have expressed my passion inside this dot com world. I love it in here. I am very honored to have been nominated for this award byPhil. I began following Phil with Life Plan Blog awhile back. He peaked my interest with his photography, and writing he included with it. Which is all about promoting a “never give up” way of life through pictures, and writings.
RULES OF THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD:
- Thank the bloggers who nominated you and share their links.
- Nominate at least 10 bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs. Also, inform them about the nomination.
Reveal 7 facts about yourself that your readers may not know.
So 7 things that you may not know about me.
1. I despise Pumpkin Pie, I know right not too many out there that do. I do though! 😝🍰
2. I love to sing, if…
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I’m grateful and sincerely thank the following creative and inspirational bloggers who nominated me for five awards. Even though my blog is AWARD FREE BLOG, I want to acknowledge their kindness and consideration for the nominations.
Please visit and check out their blogs, like, and follow them!
Hayley Boden at https://redletters.life nominated me for the One Lovely Blogger Award https://redletters.life/2017/05/08/ive-been-nominated-for-the-one-lovely-blogger-award/
Amela at https://magicandbeauty.wordpress.com nominated me for Awesome Blogger Award https://magicandbeauty.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/awesome-blogger-award-2/
Sensible Nonsense at https://thatgirl196.wordpress.com nominated me for Real Neat Blog Award https://thatgirl196.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/real-neat-blog-award-with-a-twist/
Color of My Life at https://sheedaalitalpur.wordpress.com nominated me for One Lovely Blogger Award https://sheedaalitalpur.wordpress.com/2017/05/20/one-lovely-blogger-award/
Steve Still Standing at https://stevestillstanding.com nominated me for Versatile Blogger Award https://stevestillstanding.com/2017/05/20/versatile-blogger-award-nomination-woo-hoo-cheers-and-thank-you-%F0%9F%98%8A/
I would like to nominate all of my blogger friends who like and comment on this post. Please feel free to accept any award. All you have to do is to click the nomination link to follow the rules for acceptance. Have fun!
This is the time of the year for you to nominate your favorite bloggers. The nomination party will be held in London, but the nomination is for every blogger anywhere in the world. If you have not participated before. Please jump in for fun. This is my first time, so I had to do some study about the rules.
Basically, there are 9 categories of Bloggers Bash Awards. You may nominate one blogger per category. If you want to nominate more than one blogger, you fill out the form several times.
Nominees receive only one category award. If you are nominated for more than one categories, you will be contacted to choose one of them.
Some bloggers seem not to be able to find the nominees’ email addresses. I’m posting some info on the original hosting blog.
You’ll see “purchase ticket,” that is for bloggers who are in London and would like to join the party.
Nominations close on May 8th, then the voting will commence soon after!!!
I was so thrilled that Simple Joys nominated me for the Animal Series, the image came to my mind right away was the caring humpback mom. So I answered the nomination with warm feeling in my heart. Simple Joys at https://vanessarosecooper.com has a joyous blog; her tag line is the 4 Ls, Let Go, Love, Laugh, Live. She is always so positive. Please do visit her blog.
The Rules Are:
1. Thank the person who nominated you
2. Pick an animal and explain why they are a source of inspiration to you, and how their character can be used to motivate.
3. Nominate at least 3 other bloggers, to share the positivity!
Here is the mammal that inspires me:
The humpback whales inspire and motivate me by their intelligence, interaction, cooperation, endurance and caring for the young.
Humpback whales typically migrate up to 25,000 km (16,000 mi) each year. They feed only in summer, in polar waters.
They are feeding on tiny shrimp-like krill, plankton, and small fish. Its most inventive technique is known as bubble net feeding; a group of whales swim in a shrinking circle blowing bubbles below a school of prey. The shrinking ring of bubbles encircles the school and confines it in an ever-smaller cylinder. The whales then suddenly swim upward through the “net”, mouths agape, swallowing thousands of fish in one gulp.
Humpbacks migrate to tropical or subtropical waters closer to the Equator to breed and give birth in the winter when they fast and live off their fat reserves.
The migration is a long journey. Humpbacks are powerful swimmers, and they use their massive tail fin, called a fluke, to propel themselves through the water and sometimes completely out of it.
These whales, like others, regularly ‘breach’. This is when the whales leap from the water before landing with a tremendous splash. Scientists aren’t sure if this breaching behavior serves some purpose, such as cleaning pests from the whale’s skin, or whether whales simply do it for fun!
Humpback whales are known for their magical songs, which travel for great distances through the world’s oceans. These sequences of moans, howls, cries, and other noises are quite complex and often continue for hours. Scientists are studying these sounds to decipher their meaning. It is most likely that humpbacks sing to communicate with others and to attract potential mates.
When female humpbacks give birth to the calves, the mothers and their young swim close together, often touching one another with their flippers with what appear to be gestures of affection. The mothers also lift up the calves to the surface so they can breathe. Females nurse their calves for almost a year, though it takes far longer than that for a humpback whale to reach full adulthood. Calves do not stop growing until they are ten years old.
Here are the nominees:
The “Now” Lover, Monika Braun at https://love-it-now.live
Animal Lovers and Rescuers, Whippet Wisdom at https://whippetwisdom.com
Animal and Nature Lover, Pete Hillman at http://petehillmansnaturephotography.wordpress.com
This award came to me as a surprise. I want to express my super big appreciation to Anna at https://comeinsitdown.wordpress.com, for nominating me for The Versatile Blogger Award! Please visit her versatile blog.
- Thank the person who nominated you
- Share the award on your blog
- Share seven random facts about yourself
- Tag 15 follow bloggers and let them know that they have been nominated.
The Random Facts about me…
- This is my third award!
- My first Beatle album was a single; the song was “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”
- The first classical music piece I heard was the prelude of Georges Bizet’s Carmen. It was long before I fell in love with opera.
- I published four children’s books in Chinese when I was twenty-six years old.
- I have kept all of my pocket calendars since 1994.
- I feel free to cry. One time when I watched a movie with my daughter, before the next scene came on, my daughter said, “Mom, you’re going to cry.” I did.
- I also like to laugh. A friend whom I had not seen for years, I called him and asked him to guess who I was. He waited for a long time, still couldn’t guess it. I couldn’t help but laughed. Then he said, “Now I know, I recognize your laugh.” So my laugh gave away my secret identity!
The Fifteen Blogs I’m Nominating, in no particular order:
- Nicole Alexandra Chua
- Thriti Das
- Vihasi Shah
- Mari Green Dog
- Mugilan Raju
- Lacie Sheldon Winters
- Little Miss Traveller
- Indah Susanti
- Georgie Moon
Dear nominees, please feel free to accept or decline the award; but if you do decide to accept, have fun, and I look forward to reading your post!!