7/11/07

Thanks Writer's Reviews For The Thoughtful Blogger Award!













I’ve been awarded The Thoughtful Blogger Award, along with five other bloggers from Writers Reviews.com. The Thoughtful Blogger Award is one of five distinct awards in a series of awards created by Writers Reviews intuitive, creative, and most thoughtful blogger herself Christy Zutautas.

There is a specific description for each award in the series, listed here along with the award rules.

Writers Reviews has created for bloggers a way to honor the blogs we admire in a personable way on an individual basis. An ingenious idea, that frees us to celebrate each blogs unique contribution.

I'm thrilled to be among those recognized by such an outstanding web site, and honestly, I'm unable to catch my breath! It's taken me two days to locate the appropriate words to describe how happy it's made me. Actually, the fact that I was recognized by, and with, bloggers who have more experience blogging than me is amazing!


I'm literally at a loss for words, and I can't pinch myself any longer! Therefore, without any further gushy stuff, I would like to congratulate the following blogs Writers Reviews nominated along with my nomination, and then post the blogs I nominated. Congrats to;

Mariuca from Wishing On A falling Star

Roger from Oger The Caveman

Brown Baron from Brown Thoughts

Colleen from A Madison Mom

Mike from Ordinary Folk

Jos from NoDirectOn(not:NoDirection)

Aaron from Today Is The Day


Wendy eMoms at Home

Recipients of this award are asked to pick five blogs in any of the five categories, which are listed here along with the award rules.

I would like to give three Thoughtful Blogger Awards, and Two Creative Blogger Awards, that again, recipients can copy here along with a link to Writer's Reviews, so we can keep track of where these awards originated, along with the award rules, designs and descriptions for each one.

The Thoughtful Blogger Award:

Aussie Cynic- About Aussie Cynic? What can I say? Well, I will let him say it for himself, "There is not much to being Australian. We are the BEST, BRIGHTEST and CLEVEREST people on Earth. Why else would the rest of the world keep coming here?" I couldn't have said it better myself, except you left out funny, Aussie. Aussie found some fans for my children's story. He told his little girl, and she told him to tell me that she loves my story, so really this award is for her! Congrats, Aussie, and thanks for your continued support!

Sandee at Comedy Plus: Who is not only hilarious, she's warm and thoughtful in her comments, in addition to thinking of little ways to help other blogs. Hers is one of the blogs I thought of when I read the description for the Thoughtful Blogger Award.

Mad Goat Lady: Who takes the time to leave a thoughtful comment, with a "temperamental teenage son, an English husband busy turning into an aussie bloke" and "3 dogs, 3 cats, 3 goats and a cow" to keep her busy! She also leaves comments inquiring about my children's story, a quality I find endearing in grown ups! Thanks Mad Goat Lady, and congrats!


Creative Blogger Award:

Insanity Suits Me and Certifiable at Twisted Sisters: Whose creatively written posts have made me laugh, almost cry, and think, all at the same time! Their posts include their readers on their different life journeys, as well as point out different perspectives on other issues. Creativity runs in their family!

Bob at Bobbarama: Every time I stop by this site, I want to stay and read it all day! It is really that entertaining, not to mention well written. Stop by and visit and you'll quickly see for yourself. Congrats Bob, and thanks for delivering fun to the blogosphere!

Thanks again, Christy from Writers Reviews for enriching this blogs status, in addition to recognizing it's existence in the massive blog world. In addition to writing excellent reviews on blogs, web sites, movies, and products, you have written a wonderful series of awards! Thanks again, Writers Reviews!

11 comments:

bobbarama said...

Wow. Thanks for the nomination. But, honestly, I'm more stoked that you enjoy my blog. That's sincere.

Congratulations to you! And congrats to everyone else who won an award and to the others you nominated.

You rock.

AussieCynic said...

Wow what can I say....my daughter has a few words for you...Ann
hi my aussie thought that I would like your stories and I do really like them. Thanks for our award and keep up writting the stories please...Heather/Aussie Junior
So there you have it out of the mouths of babes...thanks AC

Mariuca said...

Hi, congrats on your award, and the others that you've won! I think that this is my first visit to ur blog and I like it, good job! :) :)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

I will Heather, and I really appreciate you reading Bizzy/ my story. I'm working on another right now. I'm almost through with it. You'll be the first to know when I finished! Thank you, Aussie for bringing my first fan Heather by, and congrats on being her father!

Ann

P.s. Heather, keep reading!

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Mariuca, I know it's the first time I read yours too, and I really liked
it!




Thanks for coming by and leaving a comment. And Congrats! :)

Ann

Christy said...

Hi Ann,

I love your reaction! You always say the nicest thing. Thank you!

I almost fell over when I saw someone left a comment at my blog hangout...I'm like...somebody actually went there, lol. And it was you! I've added your email to my hotmail contacts so now I can bug you.:)

I'm glad you're so happy, you deserve it! :)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Bug me, huh? Thank you Christy, I really am happy, and I loved passing them on. These awards are so original, and personable like their creator! Thank you again for giving me one! I really like it! :)

Ann

Comedy + said...

Oh wow, how sweet of you. How cool is this. We are leaving shortly for the weekend, but I promise to do this when we return on Sunday. Thank you so, so much. You are such a gem. :)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Sandee, I'm so glad you left a comment! I wasn't sure whether I told you or not! I'm glad you're happy!

Have fun this week-end!

Congrats! :)


Ann

Comedy + said...

I finally have the post up. That was a bit on the tough side. I have so many good friends it's hard to just do 5. Okay, now I'll put the button on my sidebar. Again thanks for the honor. :)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

You deserve it, and you are so welcome!

Thank you! I can't wait to read it!:)

Ann

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