“Awarding the people that live in the moment,
The noble who write and capture the best in life,
The bold that reminded us what really mattered,
Savoring the experience of quality time.”
I would like to thank a very interesting young lady and talented writer named Esta Chappell for this award.
Be sure to pay a visit to her very interesting blog at http://chinatripping.wordpress.com/
As an expat in China, she shares with us the culture, landscape and life as she experiences it in a foreign land. Her intriguing stories are further enhanced by her wonderful photography. Esta is a free lance writer and ecologist. She writes articles for http://www.echinacities.com/, another place to read her excellent work.
Thank you, Esta.
As I humbly accept this award, my heart is full of love for blogging and appreciation for an amazing world of writers I would otherwise have never met. It is necessary in my journey of life to express myself and this has given me a comfortable forum to do that. I am still very surprised when others leave comments on my blog as I would never expect that what pours out from my mind to a keyboard would have any impact on someone else….but I am happy when it does. I am thankful for the supportive environment,new connections I have made and excited each day to read! I don’t read books very often (I know, that’s terrible), but I am captivated by the personalities, brave stories, poetic talent, mesmerizing photography, open hearts and minds that accompany my cup of tea each morning……and night……and ok…a few others times in between. Is there an Addicted to Blogging Award? There should be.
It was so difficult to choose my nominations as I am continually moved by all of the bloggers that I follow regularly. I decided to give a shout out to some of those not mentioned during my last award nomination. I understand if some of you are too busy to properly accept but I am shouting out to you anyways. So listen up!
My nominations are:
Nannette is a down to earth gal with helpful tips about family and life.
Brilliant poetry. You can even buy his books!
Watercolors that move me. Painted with passion.
Photographic moments in the Land of Enchantment.
A visual artist that writes daily “aphorisms”. What’s an aphorism? Check her out.
Has camera. Will travel. Wonderful photos.
Inspiring thoughts, poetry, flash fiction and photography. Cool!
I look forward to his quotes, pictures and music videos every day.
A young, inspiring writer. Positive thoughts and poetry.
A new blogger that deserves much more attention!
The rules for this award are as follows:
Winners re-post this completely with their acceptance speech. This could be written or video.
Winners have the privilege of awarding the next awards! The re-post should include a NEW set of people/blogs worthy of the award, and winners, notify them the great news!
· What makes a good acceptance speech? Gratitude, Humour and Inspiration
· Get an idea from the great acceptance speeches, compiled in http://www.momentmatters.com/speech
· Display the award’s badge on your blog/website, downloadable in http://www.momentmatters.com/award