Saturday, March 26, 2011

STYLISH BLOGGER AWARD

Amanda Borenstadt at A Fortnight of Mustard kindly bestowed upon me the Stylish Blogger Award. Thank you, Amanda!


I'm to tell you 7 things about myself:

1. I love cats; there are 4 currently living with us. All strays.
2. I can't watch any movie or television show where animals are injured without crying.
3. I'm afraid of heights, yet went zip-lining in Jamaica!
4. I began my career as a storyteller at the age of two. Apparently, I danced from foot to foot on the hearth while reciting my fascinating tales to visitors. 
5. Our 9th grand-baby is due in September.
6. When I was a little girl, I told everyone I was going to have 18 children and I'd support them by being an actor.
7. I don't know how to sew, knit, or crochet. And I can't make pastry.

Now I'm suppose to pass this award along to 7 bloggers. I hope you'll take time to visit them all. In no particular order, they are:

1. Kim Smith, Writing Space
2. Christine (my MuseItUp editor), ChrisChat
3. Barbara Ehrentreu, Barbara's Meanderings
4. April P., Cafe of Dreams
5. Heather P. Soundoff
6. Laurel, Rainy Days & Mondays
7. Kathryn N. Perry, Katt's Komments.

It may seem as if there are a lot of awards online, but I look at it as a great way to meet fabulous new people. These seven are just a fraction of the many, many wonderful bloggers out there.

Happy Blogging.

Oops, just realized there are no men. Ps. I love men!

20 comments :

  1. Congratulations Joylene and I wont hold it against you that there are no men amongst your 7, after all I've been privileged to receive this award from you in the past.
    I hope you're feeling better after your bout of illness, have a great weekend.

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  2. Aha Joylene,
    Blogger and writer extraordinaire.
    Yet another award bestowed upon your awesome self. I am not surprised.
    Congrats on receiving the much coveted, highly sought after, 'Stylish blogger Award'.
    Thanks for sharing more nifty neato stuff about you. Even if you love cats, I still think you are okay.
    And you can be forgiven for not including any dudes in your list. Which reminds me, I have this award waiting in the wings to post up myself. Gosh me, shy and humble me, got the same award, yet again. I'm so not worthy.
    I shall duly check out the wonderful recipients you have passed this award onto. Well, except one. I guess you realise I shall be staying with one of the folks on your list eh! :)
    Happy blogging n' stuff, Joylene.
    I'm outta' here........

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  3. Thanks, Paul. I'm feeling 80% better. But my dear husband is looking a wee peaked. Poor dear. I warned him. I'm feeding him chicken soup for dinner tonight. Have a wonderful weekend, Paul. And thanks for your wonderful blog.

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  4. Gary, if not for you, I wouldn't have met Heather. Her wonderful blog is indeed stylish. Hope you guys have an awesome visit.

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  5. Ah, congrats on your award...and thanks for passing it on to me, among others.

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  6. I love it when you receive an award, I get to learn a little bit more about you! Hugs..

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  7. @Laurel, you're very welcome. Have a wonderful weekend.

    @Carole, what a nice thing to say. Actually, I hadn't thought of it that way. Hope your day's terrific.

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  8. Congrats Joylene! And congrats to the new winners. Thanks for the links. So you've been telling stories since you were 2, huh? Fun learning more about you! :)
    Have a great weekend,
    Karen

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  9. Thank you so much for the award. However, my blog name is: Barbara's Meanderings
    http://barbaraehrentreu.blogspot.com

    Lionmother is my username. Check my blog for the answers to my 7 questions.

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  10. Joy,
    You are such a precious friend to me. Thank you so much for considering me for this award. Well, I guess I'm just gonna have to come over for tea---I'll be there in about an hour!
    Love ya
    Katt

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  11. @Hi Karen. Hope you're having a nice weekend. Yes, apparently I started telling tales as soon as I learned to speak. My mother said I never failed to surprise her. LOL.

    @I love the nickname Lionmother, Barbara. It conjures up all sorts of interesting scenarios. I'm checking out your blog now.

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  12. Katt, you're timing couldn't be better. I've got oatmeal raisin muffins fresh from the oven!

    Love you too!

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  13. Congratulations, Joylene! You're very deserving.

    I'm guessing you didn't have 18 kids since you're not an actor..Or are you? lol

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  14. LOL, No, Laura, I didn't have 18 children! And acting didn't fill the bill. Writing it is. Thanks for stopping by. Hope your weekend is great.

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  15. Congratulations, Stylish Blogger!

    Can we have photos of your grandchildren, please?

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  16. Thank you, Grandpa. I will post more pics. I do have pics of Selena and Reece, Johnathan and Chastin that you can find under my labels. The rest are coming. Aren't grandchildren marvelous!

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  17. CONGRATS on your award, Joylene! It looks right at home on your blog.

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  18. Ah, thanks, Susanne. Have a super week.

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  19. A well deserved award! Congratulations, Joylene. I like finding out new things about you like this. Would it make you feel young if I told you September will bring the arrival of our first *great* grandchild?

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  20. Thank you, Carol. A "great" grandchild? Wow, that's terrific. I read that and thought of our eldest grandson Johnathan having a baby...
    nah! LOL. He's definitely not settled down enough for that.

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