8/10/07

The Blue Ribbon Blogger Award





The illusive blog fairy honored me with the blue ribbon blogger award! I was down in an unusual way today when I noticed a message in my message box on MyBlogLog from the blog fairy!

It was the kindest message: “Congratulations! You have touched people with your writing. You are a blue-ribbon blogger!

When I was a child, my brothers and I used to catch lightening bugs in mason pickle jars in my grandmothers backyard. We let them go of course, but before we did we would watch them in the jar for a few minutes. I wondered if they were friends with any fairies.

There is an innate goodness about the idea of fairies and the mystical magic they represent. I wished they were more than a dream and now I know that they are! The blog fairy is one incarnation of that dream. I wonder what else may be in store since fairies help us realize our dreams and therefore help us make them come true.

When I went to the blog fairy’s web site and copied this from her profile, "I keep watch over all the blogs and bloggers in the vast blogosphere. It is my joy to shine light on those that show love and kindness and to honor them." Francesca Faerie is written as the name on that profile.


She also has this quote listed by Lynn Holland.

“Fairies are invisible and inaudible like angels. But their magic sparkles in nature.” ~ Lynn Holland

Here is what Beatrice Potter thought of fairies,

"I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense...?”

Beatrix Potter’s Journal, 17 November 1896, from the National Trust collection.


Blog fairy thank you for reminding us of the fairies we knew in childhood, we have had them hidden within our grown-up hearts. Thank you for this honorable blue ribbon blogger award!

9 comments:

Ellen said...

Ann, congrats!! You deserve it!
And thanks for reminding me of fairies too, something I definitely needed reminding of today..

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

You are welcome Ellen. I'm glad it helped you too! :))

Ann

Elaine Biss Designs said...

Kudos! There is so much crap on blogs these days is so refreshing to read you!

Jos said...

“..You have touched people with your writing. You are a blue-ribbon blogger!”
I am proof that this is true, Ann! Congratulations, you are a true blog fairy yourself! Not only have you encouraged me to start writing in English on my blog, you have also inspired me to re-connect with my all time favorite hobby: reading and writing.
You are definitely the blueest ribbonest blogger I have ever met!
Congratulations and Thank You..
Jos

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Thank you Elaine. That was such a kind thing to say. It's refreshing to read such a kind and thoughtful remark. :))



I can't wait to visit your web site!

Ann

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Jos, That was a very sweet compliment and I appreciate you telling me I made a difference especially with encouraging you to write again. Christy did that for me! You are worth it! I appreciate your comment and your friendship! :))

Ann

Comedy + said...

Well deserved. Excellent choice. :)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Sandee, Thank you! I really respect and appreciate your opinion and love Comedy Plus, so your kind words mean something to me! :)


Thanks for the comment!
Ann

Noah said...

Really helpful data, lots of thanks for the post.
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