Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Reader Appreciation Award

So, I got another blog award. Weird.  My blog stats drop below sea level and the BAM, I get two blog awards (three, if you count the one I got twice). 

I have three hypotheses for this:

  1. My readers have subscribed via email and read the post in their inboxes, so they create no page views.
  2. The people who gave me the blog awards could think of no one else to award.
  3. My readers are ninjas, and thus their page views don't show up.
 I'm going to pretend it's the third. 

On to the actual award:

It has a sunflower.  I like sunflowers.

Like pretty much all of the blog awards out there, this one has rules:
1. Link back to the person who nominated you.
2. Attach the icon to your site.
3. Answer the attached questions.
4. Nominate bloggers who you feel deserve this award and notify them about their nominations.

Shonti from Dragons, Unicorns, and Other Random Things gave me this one. Thanks, Shonti! 

What is your favorite color?
Blue. Or purple. Can't decide. 
What is your favorite animal?
That would be the dragon.
What is your favorite non-alcoholic drink?
Hot chocolate, oh yes.  Though my mom's chai is really good too.
What is your favorite number?
Not sure I have one. When I was little, I really liked 256, for some reason. I found out later it happens to be the square of 16.  Apparently I like numbers that are also polygons.
What is your favorite day of the week?
Again, not sure I have one. 
What is your favorite flower?
Hmm.  Too many to choose from. I think I'll go with nigela this time.
What is your passion?
Reading, writing, music.
Do you watch television?
No, actually, I don't.  I live out in the middle of nowhere, and the only stations we get out here are various forms of PBS.  I do watch movies, though.
Who is your favorite author?
At the moment, Jill Williamson. This is subject to change.
Do you like 80s movies?
Depends on the movie.
How do you like your eggs?
I like omelets, but "egg in a nest" (a piece of toast with a hole in the middle and the egg fried in the hole) is good too.
When did you discover blogging?
Well, I knew that people blogged before I started blogging, which was just over a year ago.
Why do you like to blog?
Actually it isn't one of my favorite things, but I don't like the idea of giving up on my corner of the blogosphere, so here I am.

And because I'm too lazy to go find people to nominate, I offer this award to anyone who makes it this far down in this post.  Enjoy!

And a goodnight/day/afternoon/whatever it is where you are to you.


  1. My fave color is purple, too! I guess I shouldn't say more because I have to do the tag, thanks!

    1. I'll have to check out your post!

  2. I am guilty of subscription through email, I confess. I'll try to click through to the blog more often.

    1. Thanks! I'll return the favor, since I read your blog through email.

  3. Purples and blues are some of my favorites, too, however all the colors of the rainbow excite me. Light changes shades of color. Greens are never the same throughout the day. Clouds and sunshine recolor the world.