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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Versatile Blogger

I am honored and excited to have received my first blogger award. I am not sure that I am all that versatile, but nevertheless I am pleased to accept the award.


By accepting this award I am bound to abide by the following rules:

1) Thank the blogger who awarded you and link back to them.
2) Share 7 things about yourself.
3) Pass the award along to 15 other newly discovered blogs.

The first rule is the easiest one to follow as I am very grateful to Khush for passing this award on to me. So I send a big thanks to Khush at Journey for choosing me to be among the wonderful bloggers she has chosen to receive this award . I love reading Khush's blog about her your Journey through life. Her kind heart and sweet sense of humor shows through and always adds a smile to my day. So if you if you're up for a treat pop on over and visit the Journey.  Keep up the great work Khush , may it be a very long and rewarding journey.

Now for SEVEN things about myself, this may be difficult to come up with interesting things that are not on my About Me section. But here we go:

1. I have 4 children ages 28, 25, 21 and 18. and 4 grand children ages 4-9 yrs old. I am also an honorary mother to 3 daughters 39, 26 and 25 and honorary grandmother to 5 grandchildren ages 1-12 years old.

2. I am the primary care provider for my husband and my 18 year old daughter. My husband lost both his legs at the knees due to an accident and both my husband and daughter suffer from Bi-polar disorder.

3. Due to a neuromuscular problem I am at times legally blind.

4. I look for the positive in everyone and everywhere.

5. I went back to college at 36 and would go back again in a heart beat.

6. My favorite animal is the male lion. Gotta love that hair!

7. I love the outdoors and dread housework, unless I am angry then it is very therapeutic.

Now for the final step in accepting this award, it is time to pass the award on to 15 recently discovered blogs. Let me first just say a big thanks to ALL of my readers and that I wish I could pick each of you but I guess I had better follow the rules.

Here is the criteria I used in picking which of the many fantastic bloggers I follow to receive this award.
1) Have less than a year in their archives [thus newly discovered]
2) I find the blog fun, entertaining or inspirational

Hope I haven't put you to sleep or scared you away. Here is my list of 15 'newly discovered' blogs. I would like to thank them all for providing me with hours of enjoyment. Please do hop over and visit these terrific folks.

1. Michelle at The Space Between Raindrops
2.  Tracy at The Next Half of Life
3. Niki at Sunflower Web Journal
4. Kate at Her Little Mister
5. Alice at Alice Becomes
6. Bethe at Daily Journey
7. Jessica at Happy Pretty
8. Sarah at Just Another Day
9. Heather at Notes From the Nelsens
10. Elise at One Woman, Reinvented
11. Bonnie at Pixel Dust Photo Art
12. XLMIC at Taking It On
13. Annabelle at   VIVA LUXURY
14. rennet at The Project
15. Misty Dawn at Through A Photographer's Eyes

13 comments:

Kate said...

Thank you so much, Nita! You're such a sweetheart! I appreciate you including my blog. I've already been given this award a few times but I will add your name and a link to your blog under the award button on my sidebar. Thank you again, you're just too kind!

Hope you have a terrific week!

All the best,
Kate

Nita Davis said...

Your very welcome Kate. Now how did I miss the button on your sidebar? Must have been too busy reading ;)

renate said...

hi there:) I wane thank you so much for giving me such a great award. That being said, and also- I like your blog:)- I will not accept the award- because my blog doesn´t allow it. Kind off. I´m trying to strictly stick to my project, and allthough im honored, I have to stick to my rules of no posting awards like this. I will though, thank you and add yo to my reading list, and read those you put up there with me:) a big hello,with lots of bloggerlove- and I hope you´re good from Norway

renate said...

oh, and I mean no harm:) I´m really happy you stopped by:)R

Tracy Todd said...

Thank you so much! I am thrilled!!!

Taryn said...

You are amazing with a fabulous blog=)

Michelle said...

Thank You Nita! Wow my first Blog Award for my gratitude blog...feels like...well, I should be grateful! and I am. I am also not surprised that someone felt propelled to bestow you with the honor too!

It will take me a day or two to fulfill my end of the blog award,it would seem some reflection is called for.


Cheers!

Nita Davis said...

No thanks are necessary, you guys all deserve to get noticed for the great blogs you write.

Rennet, don't worry about it, I completely understand. I wish you well with your project and look forward to reading more of your adventures.

Taryn, thank you for the very kind words I am very glad you like my blog.

Michelle, there isn't a time limit so don't rush yourself. It took me a few days to just figure out how I was going to pick only 15 blogs. Have fun with it.
Have a fab week everyone!

Jessica Nicely said...

Wow! Thanks Nita!! What an inspiration you are!!!!! I'm glad to hear there's no time limit...this might take me a bit to get done! But truly I thank you!!! :)
All my very best,
Jessica :)

Elise Ann Wormuth said...

Thanks so much, Nita! I was very surprised. I'll try to pass it on --

Bethe77 said...

WOW! Thank you Nita for this wonderful award and acknowledgement. I am working on my post to put up and those who I will honor. Not to metion my seven things about me. I hope to have it up this week or weekend thank you.
Blessings

XLMIC said...

Awwwww... super cool! I love getting awards :)

I love learning more about the bloggers I read... you have so much strength, Nita.

Your number 7 fits me, too :)

I will do my best to play along... things are a little crazy now, but I will work to get it done :)

Thanks so much!

Heather Nelsen said...

Thanks so much for the award! I really appreciate it!