10/1/07

Today is a great Day!




I love today for two reason's one of which is this fabulous award! I love blogging awards, because they are so supportive and uplifting. The feeling you get from the needed validation and encouragement is like no other, and I will not forget the significance of this one. Leave it to Mel, from Monday Morning Power to give it to me on my luckiest day of the year! Twenty two years ago on this day my only child was born, and October the 1st became my favorite day of the year! I was walking out the door to go to lunch with my favorite kid when I got Mel's comment. Thank you Mel!

Mel was granted this award from Walks Far Woman at Kissing The Dogwood who is herself a fabulous blogger. I love the title of this award, Blogging That Hit's the Mark and it sure turned out to be true in my case!
Christy from christyscoffeebreak
Dawn from Totally Pissed Off
Jay from Jay's World
Patios from Whee All The Way Home
Bob from Bobbarama.com
Santa from Santa's Community blog
Polli, from Polliwog's Pond
Sandee of Comedy plus
Dan from dcr Blogs
Marja from Dutchcorner
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Mel, I hope I'm not in too much trouble for bending the rules! Sandee's a bad influence on me.

14 comments:

Jos said...

Hi Ann, you have been tagged by Santa’s Community Blog in a Collective Christmas Meme. Hope you can find a way to participate!
-Jos:)
http://santasmailbox.blogspot.com/2007/10/santas-community-c

Monday Morning Power said...

Ann,
You make every day a lucky day in the blogesphere!

Christy said...

Thank you Ann, and I promise to post about this one before I forget! :)

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

I really getting hammered today with meme's. I'm working on the Christmas one now. So, big hug for including me. :)

Santa Claus said...

Ho! Ho! Ho! Ann

Thank you for being such a good friend. I've missed seeing you around so much lately. It always makes me feel better to hear your words of encouragement. Santa ô¿ô

polliwog said...

Thank you so much Ann for the award. This was nice to see on a tough day for me. My first-born turns 16 on Friday so our kids have birthdays pretty close! Happy Birthday to your sweet boy.

dcr said...

Thanks for the award. This is the part where I should say something witty, but I'm tapped at the moment. Thanks again!

mr fong said...

Hi Ann, you deserve every award you;re getting now. Btw, where's tuesday's question! I'm missing it! :)

Jay Cam said...

ooo! thats for the award!
woo hoo! happy day!

Marja said...

Thanks very much ann. I received this form Mel as well. I would have returned it so put an extra star on it. Love marja

Christy said...

Hi Ann, I was just posting about the award, I can't believe that I missed that it was your son's birthday the first time I read this. Happy belated birthday 15 days late:)

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Christy, We are just alike, I swear. I didn't even notice that you didn't notice it. That is quite alright. I'll tell him to expect his present any day now. (Laughing) Thanks and I'm coming by to see your award posting. I had all kinds of trouble posting today, and I think blogger is fixing to have another outage! Thanks for the comment Buddy.

Ann

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Marja, You received it from both of us because you're a great friend and blogger. Have a great week, and thanks for the comment.

Ann

Blog Author Ann Clemmons said...

Hello everyone. I just noticed that not one of my reply comments came through. I'm so upset and I hope you all know how I love you all and appreciate every single comment. I can't imagine what happened. I'm glad Christy left a comment today or I would've never known. Thanks Christy, and thank you all for commenting. I hope some of you have come back to read this comment, and I hope it goes through.

Love , Ann

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