I have just received a nomination from Schalk Cleote of the excellent blog oneinabillion.com, called the Reader Appreciation Award. Thank you Schalk. It is always thrilling to be acknowledged by readers and bloggers.
There are three rules to this award, as passed on at One In A Billion: 1) 7 things about yourself; 2) nominate 5 or more bloggers; 3) express a big thank you to your nominator.
Hmm… 7 things:
- I have lived off the grid for 11 years and never looked back;
- I have 7 indifferent cats and 1 exceptional husband;
- I am studying SciFi & Fantasy literature online;
- I’m an optimist; I believe we can continue to improve our lifestyles and quality of life while reducing our demands on the earth;
- I am committed to supporting local farming and economy;
- I have blue eyes / grey hair;
- I love reading, especially terrific blogs, such as Schalk’s that are thoughtful and educational.
And here are my nominees:
- Learning from Dogs — environmentally wise, as learned from our beloved animals friends and fellow humans
- Dean Wesley Smith — about writing and publishing through experience and example
- Kristine Kathryn Rusch — eye-opening discussions on modern publishing
- The Barefoot Bum — crusty and challenging, but very smart
- Recovering Agnostic — an open dialogue from a blogger who has made dramatic changes in his life
- The Artful Desperado — great art from Vancouver