Versatile Blogger Award

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I know it sounds really cheesy, but I absolutely love all these awards. When I get tagged in one though, my mouth goes dry and my first thought is, ”Oh gosh, am I going to be able to do this one any justice?”

I overthink them. Because at the end of the day, it’s an honour that someone thought of me, and all they’re really asking is for me to be honest and share small pieces of me. So I really shouldn’t feel threatened, because we all know that I happily overshare πŸ˜›

This particular award stands for the following :

β€œWhen you consider nominating a fellow blogger for the Versatile Blogger Award, consider the quality of the writing, the uniqueness of the subjects covered, the level of love displayed in the words on the virtual page. Or, of course, the quality of the photographs and the level of love displayed in the taking of them.”

And we all know how completely random I can be πŸ˜› πŸ˜‰

The Rules:

Thank the person who nominated you.
Link to the blog of the person who nominated you.
Share 7 facts about yourself.
Nominate 15 more bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.

A big thank you to jesusluvsall for the nomination – while the essence of his blog truly is about his faith and helping others, you can find a wide variety of everyday life there, from music to his struggles with chronic illness. Definitely worth taking a look πŸ˜‰

7 facts about me is actually quite difficult, because I overshare, so you know a lot anyway πŸ˜› I’m trying to come up with things you don’t know… and it’s tougher than I thought. So I popped off some messages to my friends (two of which are my neighbours) and asked them to tell me one thing about me that I could share. So here are their replies :

  1. I often send random messages to friends asking their opinion on something to do with me – in an effort to understand and grow. Like I have, out of the blue, asked before : please send me three good qualities you think I have, please send me three bad qualities you think I have, what would you say is my best physical feature, etc etc etc.
  2. I love to spend a cool afternoon, seated in the dirt, weeding my garden (but I don’t have a green thumb!!!).
  3. I greet pets before I greet their owners (first time I have actually realised that I DO do this….apparently it isn’t a problem…but I still feel a little bit guilty – I should probably be more conscious of that!)
  4. I have bitten my nails down to the quick since I was a child. I’ve only ever grown my own four times in my whole life…I don’t bite them as badly now, but when I do start to then I have to stick on falsies to get me out of the habit for a while.
  5. I’ve never seen snow in real life, and talk incessantly about wanting to experience a White Christmas, and I don’t just mention that at Christmas time, apparently.
  6. I am so obsessed with butterflies, and anything purple, that my friends think of me constantly when they see either thing. It makes me very easy to buy gifts for too πŸ˜‰ (My friend has a 7 year old son who calls me, ”Aunty Butterfly” πŸ™‚ )
  7. I don’t have tattoo’s, and the fact that I don’t desire to have any is apparently strange. (it’s not a biblical thing, I just don’t want them?) I got 4 messages back stating this fact, so clearly it makes me a little weird πŸ˜›

 

I am supposed to nominate 15 bloggers. I’m going to break the rules here. I’m nominating every person who takes the time to read my blog…. and you really need to check out the people who like and comment on my writing – they have very reading worthy material on their blogs. And although a lot of them try to stick to a theme, if you read their posts, you will see little bits of versatility in there πŸ˜‰

(Although not everyone overshares like I do πŸ˜› *covering my face with my hands*)

And then just for fun, I’m going to post a pic that I saw this morning and had a good giggle at :

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14 thoughts on “Versatile Blogger Award

  1. I love these posts, too. It is fun to learn more about others, even if it is just funny, random weird things. It reminds us that there are real, everyday people behind these blogs. I hope you get to see snow someday. It is magical. I wish I could send you some!

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  2. Really fun post with lots of interesting quirky facts although some of the more serious ones I can relate to, I don’t bite my fingernails but I do pick at the skin around them until they bleed especially if I am anxious or stressed out about things.
    I often know that is when I am going into a depression and on more than one occasion I have infected them.
    When I was growing up I used to take the corner of the sheet off my bed and curl it and would often sleep sucking on it.
    I haven’t posted much recently because I am apparently in the words of my Dr in a severe depression but I am OK.
    I hope that you are well and have had a good and enjoyable week 😊 β€οΈπŸ™

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    1. I am very sad to hear that you are suffering severe depression. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help – I know I am in another country, but words and support can be just as effective despite that. Thinking of you, dear friend ❀

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      1. Thanks for your thoughts and comments my dear friend πŸ€—
        I was actually thinking a lot about you over the weekend because you hadn’t posted recently and I was a little worried 😯
        Fortunately your post this morning that I read explained your situation and I am so glad that you are OK although it cannot be an easy situation for you to be in πŸ€—πŸ™

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