A big thank you to Candi for nominating me for the Kreativ Blogger Award! I am honoured (and tickled pink) that she finds my blog award-worthy! :)
I believe that, in turn, I am to list 7 things I like, and then nominate 7 other bloggers. So here goes.
My list of 7 things I like:
* My family
...although they are way beyond the category of mere like, so on second thought, I won't include them on this list ;)
* Getting awards
...not so much getting them as being nominated...who doesn't like knowing a blog friend finds your ramblings worthy of an award! Besides this nomination from Candi, I received this from my friend girasoli last year:
* The sky
...the infinite blue depths of daytime, the endless black of night...the glory of the sun, the glow of the moon, the glimmer of the stars...the wisps and lightbursts and cotton puffs of cloud...the flash and crackle of lightening, the rumbling roll of thunder...
...physical or mental hugs, the warmth of being wrapped in love is the most wonderful feeling in the world ♥
...swimming in the soft depths of a lake, the exhilaration of ocean waves, my sparkling clean backyard pool, the current of a running river...the feeling of replenishment and refreshment that comes from gulping down a big glass of thirst-quenching, life-sustaining water...the symbolism of spiritual rebirth.
...wine glass in hand, Jesse Cook CD playing, an open cookbook (which I follow only very loosely), inspiration strikes and my family never knows what combination of ingredients will end up on their plates!
* Children in church
...well not just in church, but that is the image that is in my mind right now...the little kids who wander around our sanctuary, playing, asking Valerie things like "whatcha doing?" in the middle of a confirmation ceremony, joining in song, lifting our hearts with their smiles and laughter and wide open hearts...
...I was going to put books, but in truth, I am very fond of words themselves, whether in books or not. Or be real, or make sense - Jabberwocky is one of my favourite poems ever and I adore Dr. Suess.
...the sounds and smells of spring are so wonderful, the rebirth after the cold of winter, the promise of hot summer days to come. I love the music of spring peepers, the thrill of picking and eating rhubarb in early May (it's ready now - woohoo!), the smell of freshly mown grass mixed with the smell of the lawnmower...
* Wait, I almost forgot William Shatner
...because, well, how could I have a list of things I like without including William Shatner?
* Oh and do I need to include acting silly on my list, or has everyone pretty much figured that out by now? ;)
And my list of 7 nominees in no particular order, other than alphabetical:
(ok, so apparently I can't count...)