Thanks to Tamrah Jo of The Good, Bad and Ludicrous for nominating me and writing the following about my blog:
“While there’s always a story to go with, the pictures here just lift my spirit, all by themselves, AND then I get to be inspired by the words!”
She neatly summarized my spiritual mission statement. I am grateful that someone understands what I want to achieve by blogging and hope I can continue to fulfill my mission. Please read her creative blog filled with hilarious anecdotes and plenty of heart.
So here’s the 2, ” To-Do’s” in order to display Epic Awesomeness
1. Tell 10 Epic/Awesome tales about yourself.
Ten Epic/ Awesome Tales:
1- When I was a teenager, my family went to LA and my great-cousin worked at one of the studios. He got us tickets to the Johnny Carson show. Johnny was off that evening, but we were shown on TV in the audience.
2- The second time I took the MBTI test, I scored the highest possible score for Intuition!
3- I ate at the Llanerch Diner featured in Silver Linings Playbook.
4- Some of my thoughts about Quaker practices were referenced in a very popular Quaker pamphlet.
5- I toured Resorts International, the first Casino in Atlantic City , before it opened to the public.
6- I earned two Master’s degrees and tuition for one of them ( the more expensive one) was paid for by scholarship.
7- Ramtha hugged me when I went to his workshop.
8- I have in my possession most of my original vinyl records.
9- Even after waking up and getting out of bed, I have been able to re-enter some of my dreams.
And Drum roll please……
10- Did you know I blog at WordPress? ( the most awesome tale)
2. Nominate 10 Epic/Awesome bloggers and let them know how Awesome they are.
While I know way more than 10 awesome bloggers, I am going to nominate 3 today. It has been a very hectic award season ( Now I know how Meryl Streep must feel!) so I want to narrow my focus. I have chosen people who I am just beginning to get to know. All three individuals are heroic in their own way. While they live in different regions of the world and belong to various generations, what they do share is resilience and grace. In my book, that is spelled AWESOME ( like epically!)
Amber is an old soul in a young college student’s body who dances, writes, struggles, and shines. Amber’s lovely starry blog sparkles with brutal honesty about the creative process in the life of a woman with bipolar disorder. Triple please, get to know her and see if you aren’t moved by her words.
Ajay is a beacon of light and we litebeings love this about him and his blog. His inspirational quotes and mind-blowing photography will help you transcend the day-to-day stresses and bring back your smile! He is a kind, giving man who doesn’t let his physical health issues limit his impact on the planet. If you haven’t seen his pictures, you are in for quite a treat.
Now I know its unorthodox to re-gift an award, but… who am I kidding? Orthodoxy is not in my nature, and I just had to nominate Tamrah Jo. She came on the scene with a vengeance with her quirky tales and feisty spirit. She has suffered setbacks and grief , yet she fills the blogosphere with humor, passion, and unique wisdom. Visit her blog often, there is always something fresh and vibrant to savor.
I had previously thought the word awesome was something for ” those kids today” to repeat relentlessly, until it became obligatory , and eventually extinct. I want to take awesome back to its original meaning with this award and these nominees : the inspiration of awe….
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