The Reader Appreciation Award: For real

13 Aug

Really?

Me?

: Pinch: : Pinch:

:Ouch: :Ouch:

:yelp:

:tears:

:tears of joy:

Anywhoa, one’s gotta do what one’s gotta do or at least try to do. I’m bad, pathetic and I may not even deserve it ๐Ÿ˜ฅ But there’s always a “FIRST” and although I know I DO NOT DESERVE this award now, I’ll make sure I’ll be deserving enough in futurospect. Pulling up my socks high, higher [ooops, it’s turned into stockings] and higher still.

The rules of this nomination:

  1. Identify and show appreciation of the blogger who awarded you.
  2. You must add the award logo to your blog.
  3. Tell your readers 7 things about yourself.
  4. You must nominate 5-10 of your favorite bloggers for this award.
  5. Inform your nominees that you nominated them.

Identify and show appreciation of the blogger who awarded you.

Thoughts of a Lunatic : Dig that??? Mind you, she isn’t an ordinary blogger, she’s one FRESHLY PRESSED helluva blogger. [That’s the identification part.]

Showing Appreciation Part:

when words don’t seem enough….

[NB. My words could never have done justice to show appreciation for “Thoughts of a Lunatic” so the space above is reserved for my *feeling of appreciation*… Miss Lunatic, the feelings runneth over…]

You must add the award logo to your blog.

I think it’s there. It wasn’t easy doing that.

Seven things about me:

1. I’m not a writer and unfortunately I came to know this only after I started writing.

2. I’m the kind of a person you can absolutely rely on to “jump up high” and “dance and twirl” in your joy. I don’t know how I do it, I just do it. I didn’t realise how important this trait was until I found out that my very-good-friends would actually wait for me to break their good news [be it a scholarship or a positive strip in a pregnancy test kit].

3. I like traveling butย  dread the *Departure* section at the airport. However, it’s quite the opposite in the other *Arrival* Section – love it here more. I wish I could arrive all the time and never depart, just to see the good-to-see-you-back hugs.ย  [PS. I don’t allow anyone to neither come pick me up nor see me off at the airport. I always travel alone].

4. In 2010, I took on a bet to shave my hair [go 1 on the trimmer]. There were only two of us – my friend with the *trimmer* and me and I desperately wanted to record this moment of insanity. So I tied my camera around his head with a bandana [LOL in retrospect] and turned the cam on. After the ordeal was over, I fond out, to my horror, the *record* button wasn’t pressed properly. To summarise, I like taking bets that make no sense.

5. I love reading people’s T’s. [An anecdote on this: I was reading this guy’s T and couldn’t make any sense. The words were all over the place, something like this – BYT HET I MEY OUR… Determined on my passion, I kept at it and finally decoded it (Yaye!). It read – By the time you read this, I would have checked your tits.]

6. ย I can listen to one song repeatedly for months and months and even years. At the moment, you’ll find me listening to “Make you feel my love” sung by Adele.

7. I am single, by choice, but have my doubts [about the choice] every now and then.

My nominations [in no specific order]:

Confusion+time [http://davidclunas.wordpress.com/] His photographs are timeless and his titles are beautifully apt. I’m glad I’m *follow*ing him

The Young Plum [http://theyoungplum.wordpress.com/] YOU need to check his blog and find out for yourself i.e. if you haven’t already done it.

Mustand Koji[http://p47koji.wordpress.com/] This blog isn’t a regular ranting/ random blogging kind, or that’s how I’ve felt. You get to read about World War II, if not straight from the horse’s mouth.

Katlaire [http://hilariouslyeverafter.wordpress.com/] Yes, opposites do attract. I read/ *Like*/ *Follow* her blog as hers is the side with the lush and greener grass. Her posts are funny and quite insightful [for me].

Fortyteen Candles[fortyteencandles.wordpress.com] Another hilariously witty blog. Love her, love the way she writes. She’s vacationing at the moment [if I’m not wrong].

My Life in Lists[http://listuniverse.wordpress.com/] If you love lists,ย  you’ll love her. If you don’t love lists, you’ll still love her.

The Lunaticย [http://thoughtsofalunatic.wordpress.com/] Bending the rule and ONLY because I REALLY APPRECIATE YOU/ YOUR BLOG as a READER and there’s no way I’m not goingย  to nominate you [even if you’ve got the award already ๐Ÿ˜€ ]

Inform your nominees that you nominated them.ย 

I’m on it.

PS. If you’re wondering why [oh why] has “THOUGHTS OF A LUNATIC” nominated me for “THE READER APPRECIATION AWARD”, just know that I’m wondering alongside you.

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13 Responses to “The Reader Appreciation Award: For real”

  1. Fortyteen Candles August 13, 2012 at 7:29 am #

    Woo Hoo!! Congrats to you! Keep up the good work ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. anecdotaltales August 13, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    Kudos & Congrats. Entertaining stuff ya got here.

    • s1ngal August 13, 2012 at 11:51 am #

      like what?

      • anecdotaltales August 13, 2012 at 11:56 am #

        Oh, you want specifics, do ya? Well, the My 5s tend to be entertaining (especially the unfinished 5 and the bad hair day 5). The fellows you would ditch your s1ngal life plans for was amusing. Generally I just ilke the tone. Friendly but with some intelligence behind it.

      • s1ngal August 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm #

        O well, I’m just trying to up the number of comments on my posts… thanks heaps for the specifics, they’re kinda good/ necessary to upkeep my self-esteem ๐Ÿ˜€

      • anecdotaltales August 13, 2012 at 12:16 pm #

        Shall I comment on your comment with a comment? ๐Ÿ˜‰ We’ll take care of your ego. ‘s all good.

      • s1ngal August 13, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

        B-)

  3. A Star on the Forehead August 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm #

    Congratulations on your award! You definitely deserve it and more! And thank you for thinking of me and for making me a happier girl with this award! Many blessings! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • s1ngal August 13, 2012 at 12:53 pm #

      Pleasure’s definitely been all mine…

  4. David Clunas August 13, 2012 at 3:17 pm #

    Thanks for the nomination – really appreciated ๐Ÿ™‚

    Today’s post is for you…. but you probably worked that out..

  5. Fortyteen Candles August 14, 2012 at 8:34 pm #

    …and thank you for the awesome nomination, by the way! Yes I was on vacation and the WiFi was spotty at best or I’d have thanked you officially sooner:) You are very sweet!!

  6. Fortyteen Candles October 2, 2012 at 5:20 am #

    Hey there! Guess what? I’ve nominated YOU for an award! I have several you can choose from. So pick the one you like best:) http://fortyteencandles.com/2012/10/02/so-many-awardswwsfd/

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