Thank you both!! I’m not going to give another boring acceptance speech but I am going to share with you all the people who are connected to my stars. It looks like an interesting group and I am going to have to take some time to visit them all.
It is almost Thanksgiving Day in the USA. I think it is the most important holiday we have. It has nothing to do with religion or ethnicity. It is the one day a year this big melting pot comes together on common ground and takes a moment to reflect on all the things they have and should be thankful for. They don’t all eat Turkey, they don’t all watch Football, they don’t all have big families surrounding them, but they all have something to be thankful for, even if it is something small. And this day should remind them of that.
One thing I am thankful for is this blog and all the fellow bloggers I have come in contact with over the past 8 months. I love writing little stories and reading other people’s pieces. I am only sorry I don’t have time to read as much as I would like. There is so much interesting stuff out there!!
Maggie at Fly Away Home was one of my first followers and she has been very supportive all the way through. I have enjoyed reading about her life in Norway and growing up on the New Jersey shore. Her book, Fly Away Home, is great! Check it out.
Maggie has now bestowed the Blog of the Year 2012 Award on me. Thank you, Maggie!
Well, it has been an interesting year.
I started my blog with my new Mantra: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
I have written 109 posts about growing up TCK, travel, genealogy, my current life, and various other miscellaneous things that popped into my head. I started a Food Friday blog that brought me back to my love of cooking. And, I published my memoir, Expat Alien.
Plus I had my gallbladder removed!! (Thank you all for your comments and best wishes!)
I have a lot to be thankful for.
I am passing this award to:
Wanderlust Gene – because her beautiful photos are other-worldly and transport me to far away places