Thursday, September 13, 2012

And the winner is ...

They like me, they really, really like. Well, my fellow blogger at Mommy Unmuted does, anyway. So much, in fact, she nominated me for the Versatile Blogger award. Thank you so much. I am very honored.

If you get a chance, check out her blog. So often it's hard for me to know when to keep quiet and when to speak up. Tune in to Mommy  Unmuted to find out the things that no universal remote can stop her from saying.

Per the award's instructions, I'm including seven random facts about me.

The idea for Popeye the Sailorman comic strip was created on my grandfather's steamboat on the Coosa River in Rome, Ga.

I'm so frugal that I once cashed in a casino ticket in Vegas for .35.

Spiders do not scare me.

I was gluten-free before gluten-free was cool. (Thank God for Elisabeth Hasselbeck.)

Seeing a zombie is on my bucket list.

My sister was featured twice in Sports Illustrated for weightlifting. I earned a mention - "Their other daughter, Leigh, showed no enthusiam for the sport."

I am a Southern girl, but I've never tried chicken and dumplings.

How the award works:

•If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.

•Thank the blogger who nominated you and include a link to their site.

•Copy and paste the award to your blog.

•Share seven random facts about yourself.

•Nominate 15 bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly and include a link to their site.

•Let the other bloggers know that you have nominated them.

So, without further ado, I give you my nominations. Each of them brings something unique and refreshing to the blogosphere. All of them have written at least one thing that has made me laugh, cry and/or think. Some I have just discovered, and others I’ve been following for years. I apologize for those I've inadvertantly left off. Hope you enjoy.

Mamas Against Drama

Writing as Jo(e)


Swimming in the Trees

Momalog - Good enough parenting, one day at a time

I miss you when I blink

Sisterhood of the sensible moms

Life your way!

Tea with friends

Oh boy mom

Kid-free living

The good foot


Happy little feet

The Martha Project


Rhiannon Faragher said...

Thank you so much I am honored!

Sisterhood of the Sensible Moms said...

So nice to be included on this list. Thank you! I am fascinated by the Popeye factoid. More details?

Can't wait to check out the other bloggers on your list. You know Mamas Against Drama and I have already bonded after you introduced us. :) Ellen

Meredith Leigh Knight said...

You are so welcome. Mamas Against Drama are the best! Here's my post about my "Big Daddy" and our Popeye connection -

TheNextMartha said...

Thanks so much for this. I'm mostly versatile in getting nothing done. (I realize I'm responding to this late. I had it on a tab and then poof!)

Amy Storey said...

Oh wow! I didn't know about this until I did a back link report today. Thanks! :)

Amy Storey said...

Oh wow! I didn't even know about this until pulling a back link report recently. Thanks! :)