Versatile Blogger Award nomination – me?! Ann Novek ROCKS

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Of all times for me to have the post-pasta sleepies! Super genius Ann Novek, of “With the Sky as the Ceiling & the Heart Outdoors: Airborne, Sea Dwellers, & Landlubbers’ Lives”, seen here:, has very kindly listed me among her list of 10 nominees. There goes the neighbourhood…. I love her blog, in part because it gives an almost tangible sense of what has to be the marvelous woman behind it.

Here are my 10 nominees, in no particular order. Some are included for the diverse interests of the bloggers.

“With the Sky as the Ceiling & the Heart Outdoors”

“Why Evolution is True”

“A London Salmagundi: Being a Hotch-pot or Gallimaufry of Divers Things”

“Sparrows & Sandcastles”

“Musings on Nature & Other Interests”

“Nature is a Language – Can’t You Read?”

“European Scientist & Journalist”

“Hazard Hot Sheet”

“The Outdoor Journal”

“Dear Kitty. Some Blog”

Part of being nominated is having to post 10 random things about myself. Hm. I fell about 100′ about 13 years ago while rockclimbing, & it took almost a decade for me to get back onto anything with any decent elevation: the Flatirons in Colorado. I cook like a fiend. I like Werner Herzog. I’m fortunate to be happily married. I rent from a psycho slumlord. I often wish I was elsewhere. Sometimes I’m homesick for DC. I love South African wine. I love mountains. I hate hot weather.

“1. In a post on your blog, nominate 10 fellow bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award. 2. In the same post, add the Versatile Blogger Award. 3. In the same post, thank the blogger who nominated you in a post with a link back to their blog. 4. In the same post, share 10 completely random pieces of information about yourself. 5. In the same post, include this set of rules. 6. Inform each nominated blogger of their nomination by posting a comment on each of their blog” Ok, I’m exhausted, & will post those comments/alerts tomorrow.

Good night, good people.


4 thoughts on “Versatile Blogger Award nomination – me?! Ann Novek ROCKS

    1. Thank you very much! I’d listed you among my own 10 nominees. I’m barely online this week at all. Extremely busy with peregrine duties, & other gigs/distractions. Haven’t even gotten my notices out to those of you I nominated. Hopping back off again now! Keep well!

      1. Hi, thanks very much for your nomination! I will start working on it as soon as there will be time. All the best for you and the peregrines!

      2. You deserve many accolades. No rush whatsoever. Our power grid went down, & now I am pet/house-sitting for a good friend while doing 500 other things, like trying to study. Starting the state peregrine job officially tomorrow – our PEFAs may hatch today, in fact. We are all of us busy!

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