Saturday, February 2, 2013

I'm a Versatile Blogger, y'all

Imagine my surprise when a reader of mine - fabulous writer and blogger, Lynn @, nominated me for a Versatile Blogger Award!  Are you imagining it?  It goes something like this: "What? How lovely! What does that mean? Who cares, I won a virtual blog award!"

Thank you, Lynn Favreau, for your kind words about my blog, for this honor, for following a newbie, and for writing from the heart.  You are a courageous woman who walks it like she talks it.  I think we'd have a fun coffee date if only you lived closer.  Or, if you're going to BlogHer this summer in Chicago (hint, hint).

The Rules for the Versatile Blogger

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and include a link to their site.
  2. Add the Versatile Blogger Award picture to your blog post.
  3. Nominate 7 fellow bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly and include a link to their site.
  4. Let them know you have nominated them
  5. Share 7 random facts about you
My Nominations for Versatile Blogger
  1. Kate @ Nested (My funny friend who compares her hostile uterus to Lord of the Rings)
  2. AshleyRose @ My Year of Star Trek  (Do I need to explain how awesome this is?  Plus, she's a damn fine artist)
  3. Bev @ Black Ink Paperie (funny & poignant Canadian badass)
  4. Anna @ The Silent Isle (who can switch from lovely insight to good advice, re: don't buy meat from a van)
  5. Julie @ In Fine Company (for thoughtful ponderings on family, place, and sometimes recipes!) and A Thought Grows (for writerly goodness)
  6. Jennifer @ The Baking Life (who takes gorgeous photos of the amazing food she bakes)
  7. Robin @ Balls to the Wall (a writer and artist who I discovered through Pinning all the things and who makes me shake with laughter)

Seven Random Facts About Me:
  1. I have Crohn's Disease and sometimes this sucks.
  2. I wish I had gone to art school, but now that I'm in debt for my latest post-graduate degree, I realize that ship has sailed.
  3. I make art anyway, but due to the crazy-ass ADD, I move sloooooooooow and often don't finish what I start.
  4. I'm obsessed with the following in no particular order: Downton Abbey, photo editing freeware, chalkboard paint (I know, I know - I'm a trendy mo-fo), the color orange, handsome movie villains and cocky bad boys (Oh, Loki, I know you're crazy but can I play with your trident?).
  5. I'm a Bluegrass Jewgirl who doesn't find religion all that appealing.
  6. I lurve coffee ice cream but it pretty much thinks I'm a whore.
  7. I am one semester shy of finishing my MFA in writing, after which I will publish my witty ramblings and earn millions of pennies.