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A Spread the LOVE Event

My dear friend, Erika Kind asked me to participate in the Spread the Love Event.  This is a challenge, but it appears to be filled with an outlet for our creativity.  The whole idea is to write 10, four-word sentences about love, share our favorite quote or poem about love,… Continue reading

Premio Dardos Writing Award

Last month, my blog friend, Christine, from the blog, “Before Sundown,” nominated me for the Premio Dardos Award, which recognizes cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values in the form of creative and original writing. I was honored and incredibly humbled to have Christine nominate me for such a high honor… Continue reading

Final Blog Boogie for 2014

Welcome to my final “Blog Boogie” for 2014!  This is where I like to thank bloggers for awards I have been nominated for and to showcase blogs that have caught my eye.  It is also a time that I like to say thank you for reading what I write and… Continue reading

The “NO” Strings Attached Award

Paul, from Alfred’s Almanac created a new blog award, called the “No Strings Attached Award.” A few weeks ago he bestowed this honor on me! Thank you for reading my blog Paul, and I appreciate your sense of humor, which is much needed in blog-land. My apologies for the lateness… Continue reading

Blog Boogie Saturday Awards

When I first came up with the idea to do a 70’s themed Blog Boogie I thought I would just do a quarterly version where I could introduce the blogging world to all of the great bloggers out there that I come across daily. However, I have recently been nominated… Continue reading

Quarterly Blog Boogie

Almost a month ago, Hugh, of Hugh’s Views and News, featured Silver Threading in his “Blog Hop.”  I had never heard the term before, and I was not familiar with it at all.  However, once I read his fabulous post I quickly understood where he was going.  Hugh was taking… Continue reading

Even MORE Virtual Hugs

I have received even more virtual hugs         in the form of my second ‘One Lovely Blog Award,’ nomination by Missy’s Crafty Mess! Thank you for thinking of me Missy. I spotted your blog not long ago from your recipe collection called, “Gramp’s Kitchen.” I lived with my grandparents when… Continue reading


Last week I received the nicest message from Dorne Whale and her blog entitled,  “Write Dorne – Putting Life Into Words.”   Dorne nominated me for the Liebster Award which is a way for the blogging world to discover new blogs.  I was Liebstered and really surprised!  I am relatively new… Continue reading