Monday, April 27, 2009

" I'm Speechless" Can You Believe It?

Isn't this just the most beautiful award?
When I was notified by my blogger friends
Denis and Frances @ England Rents, Rants & Raves
that they had given me this award, I was just speechless!

Thank you ! I am SO honored and pleased!

This award recognizes the following attributes:

1) The Blogger manifests exemplary attitude, respecting the nuances that pervades amongst
different cultures and beliefs. ( I Try To )

2) The Blog contents inspire; strives to encourage and offers solutions. ( I Hope It Does )

3) There is a clear purpose at the Blog; one that fosters a better understanding on Social, Political, Economic, the Arts, Culture, Sciences and Beliefs. ( The Economic may be a problem considering all that shopping I did with "the girl" however I did save alot of money)

4)The Blog is refreshing and creative( I Do Hope This Is True)

5) The Blogger promotes friendship and positive thinking ( I consider myself to be very positive and I never meet a stranger, I hope that shows)

The Bloggers who receive this award will need to perform the following steps:

1) Create a post with a mention and link to the blogger who presented the Noblesse Oblige Award to you.

2) The award conditions must be displayed in the post.

3) Write a short article about what your blog has thus far achieved preferably citing one or more older post to support:

4) The blogger must present the Noblesse Oblige Award to blogs in concurrence with the award conditions.

5) The blogger must display the award at any location on their blog.

I hope my blog which is dedicated to the writers, artist, gardeners, cooks and all bloggers who follow their passion, shows how much I celebrate the creative spirit in people. I hope I have been able to express my own passion for the written word, history , nature and all things Southern! I hope that all my followers, commenter's and the blogs I follow and comment on know how much they have added to my life and how much I appreciate them and their blogs!

I chose the following 5 blogs to pass this award to because I have been following them from the start of my blogging and a couple even before I started my own blog. I read them daily and KNOW they DO fit all the above criteria for this award:

1 ) Cynthia @ Oasis Writing Link:

Finally, I get to honor Cynthia who always thinks of me when passing her many awards out! She is a wonderful friend, talented writer and teacher who blogs from Puerto Rico !

2) Vicki @ Vicki Lane Mysteries :

I consider Vicki my dear friend! She is the very first blog I ever read and she inspired me to start my own blog. She is a fantastic author, teacher, gardener, quilter and good ole Appalachian Mountain woman!

3) Willow @ Willow Manor:

I started following Willow also before I started my own blog. Everyone follows Madame Willow!Her blog covers all subjects, she is a wonderful writer, recommends great movies and offers mouth watering recipes! She is my dear friend and fellow "ghost lover"!

4) Catherine @ A Thousand Clapping Hands:

What a beautiful blog she has! I dream of attending a Dinner Party at Catherine's home! A talented writer, creative spirit I love following!

5) Kat @ Poetikat's Invisible Keepsake's :

I stated following my sweet friend Kat from Willow's blog. I love her poetry, wit and fantastic imagination! Her blog is a delight!

Congratulations to you all and keep up the Fantastic work!! I love you all!



The Prodigal Tourist said...

We definitely can tell you care--and you deserve it! The only thing is, perhaps you could fix our url so it reads (not prodical) Well done everyone, will visit your friends soon!

Angie Ledbetter said...

Congratulations, lady! A nice award and blog bling to add. :)

Vicki Lane said...

Congratulations, Carol! And many thanks for passing one my way but lordy, lordy, I still haven't gotten around to passing on The Zombie Chicken. I will though, promise. Eventually.

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

Congratulations to you, Carol! And many sincere thanks for this truly wonderful award. I'm so humbled by the attention. I will visit The Prodigal Tourist and say hello. What more can I say? I would fry you up one of those big ol Mississippi catfish if you were here! On second thought, let's do breakfast at Brennan's! Cheers!
Catherine xxoo

crochet lady said...

Read your comment on Willow's blog and thought I would drop in and say hello. I am always glad to meet someone who loves to write.

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

You more than deserve it!!

willow said...

Congratulations, Carol on this very well deserved award! And thank you so much for your recognition and kind words. I am very honored, indeed, dear friend.

Dirt Princess said...

Well you are certainly racking up on those awards!!! I think it was all the good bargains you won everyone over ;)!!! You blog is great and you deserve every award you get!

Poetikat said...

Congratulations and thank you, Carol. You are too kind ( but I do appreciate it).

I will post and pass it along as soon as I can.


Cynthia said...
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Cynthia said...

:-) Sorry I clicked to fast and sent a mess!!!

Thank you, dear Carol. You certainly deserve this award. What a special recognition! I appreciate that you thought of Oasis Writing Link. I'll post this soon. Love and light to you. <3