D: Fresh-picked strawberries, still warm from the sun.
D: You were going to ask me what I considered to be the sweetest thing, were you not?
A: Uh, no.
D: I think my teeth just fell out.
A: Dental concerns from the 1300 year-old?
D: Oi, these are all my own teeth!
A: . . .
D: Okay, that one isn’t, but it was knocked out in a particularly nasty confrontation that I’d rather not discuss right now.
A: Um. . . Can we get back to being super sweet?
A: Thank you. Now, to the rules:
- Thank the Super Sweet Blogger that nominated you.
- Answer the five super sweet questions (below).
- Include the Super Sweet Blogging Award in your blog post (above).
- Nominate a baker’s dozen (13) other bloggers.
- Notify your nominees on their blog.
First, D and I want to send out a huge thank you to Jess at Waiting on a Word for nominating us for the Super Sweet Blog Award. I have really been enjoying her posts and she has a sense of humor and turn of phrase that really tickles my funny bone.
D: Wait, I get to answer, right? This isn’t going to be all about you again, is it?
A: (Eye roll) You get to answer too, D. . . Don’t clap, D; You’re 1300 years old.
D: All the more reason to clap, A.
Cookies or Cake?
A: Cookies if they’re just gluten free, but cake if it’s the whole-paleo-hog and grain free (coconut flour cookies are just not the same).
D: I have none of these restrictions and would like both, but I’ll settle for cake.
Chocolate or Vanilla?
D&A: Chocolate! At least we can agree on something.
Favorite sweet treat?
A: Dark chocolate salted caramel truffles.
D: See strawberries, above. See A, I knew it.
A: Did your druid-spidey senses tell you that?
D: I know you’re mocking me, and ruining the English language, but I don’t care. Yes.
When do you crave sweets the most:
A: All the time. Usually at 4/5 when I get home from work and I’m faced with the onslaught of child, cats and things needing to be done.
D: Actually never. I’m more of a savory fellow. Plus, the early dark-ages weren’t exactly rife with sweet-treats.
A: Sweetie or sweetheart. My mom also calls me Katemagerk (the spelling is phonetic; I’ve never seen it written out) but I think that’s more odd than sweet.
D: Can I go with sweetie? Please?
A: Really? You didn’t have a Pictish pet-name? Certainly your mother or Mairead had a name for you.
D: I don’t want to talk about that.
A: Can I call you sweetie-pie?
A: Stud muffin?
A: How about my little Jammie Dodger?
D: Now you’re just being ridiculous.
A: I know. But at least now you’re smiling!
Our nominees. . .
D: What is that?
A: A Wonderful Team Member Award. You know – a team, working together? Wait, what am I thinking? I am talking to the lone druid, the dark master of time and fate. You work with no one; you stick to the shadows, manipulate men’s lives and above all, are alone.
D: I think you’re mocking me. Again.
A: (Snerk). Sorry . . . mostly. Okay, okay – you are working with me now, and I do recall a few team efforts in your storyline.
D: Gee, A, how kind of you to remember.
A: Oh, D, cheer up. We were nominated. People appreciate us, and they’re part of our team just as they – and you – are part of mine. Again, the rules are simple:
- The Nominee of the Wonderful Team member Readership Award shall display the logo on his/her blog.
- The Nominee shall nominate 14 readers they appreciate over a period of 7 days, all at once or little by little.
- The Nominee shall name his/her Wonderful Team Member Readership Award nominees on a post or on posts during 7 days.
The man with some of the most beautiful thoughts I’ve read, Mohamed at Dawn of Thoughts nominated us for this award and we are honored.
D&A: Thank you, Mohamed!
A: Now, this is where I flout the rules—
D: (Surprise, surprise.)
A: As I was saying, thanks to these two awards, I have a total of 27 bloggers to appreciate. I couldn’t decide who should be nominated for each award, so I am nominating all 27 for both/either. Whichever award they want or have yet to receive, they can consider themselves nominated. If they don’t wish to be nominated at all, that’s perfect too, because I really just want the opportunity to list those people who have either made me smile, been utterly charming/honest/raw/beautiful/informative or simply fabulous. Here we go:
- Tammy Salyer/Alternative Reality Engineer http://tammysalyer.wordpress.com/about/
- Andra/The Accidental Cootchie http://andrawatkins.com/about-andra-watkins/
- Charles/Legends of Windemere http://legendsofwindemere.com/about/
- C.N. Faust http://cnfaust.wordpress.com/about-the-author/
- Comfortably Numb/Beth http://comfortablynumb7.wordpress.com/about/
- Green Embers/Bradley Corbett http://greenembers.wordpress.com/about/
- Scott Barr/Human Writes http://coyotero2112.wordpress.com/about-scott-barr/
- Ionia/Readful Things Blog http://readfulthingsblog.com/about/
- Isabella Stines http://isabellastines.wordpress.com/about/
- Jess/Waiting on a Word http://waitingonaword.wordpress.com/about/
- John W. Howell/Fiction Favorites http://johnwhowell.com/about/
- Julian Froment’s Blog http://julianfroment.wordpress.com/about/
- Kira/Wrestling Life http://wrestling-life.com/about/
- Jae Dansie/Lit and Scribbles http://litandscribbles.wordpress.com/about/
- Liz Blackmore/Little Box of Books – http://littleboxofbooks.wordpress.com/
- Michael Bradley – Time Traveler http://mbtimetraveler.com/about/
- Mohamed/Dawn of Thoughts http://moossama88.wordpress.com/about/
- Mrs Carlie Lee/Diary of a Country Housewife http://mrscarlielee.wordpress.com/about/
- Pamela Beckford/Year ‘Round Thanksgiving Project http://pamela984.wordpress.com/about/
- Patty/Petite Magique http://petitemagique.wordpress.com/about/
- Sreejit Poole/The Seeker’s Dungeon http://theseekersdungeon.com/
- Sue Vincent/Daily Echo http://scvincent.com/about/
- The Eye-Dancers http://eyedancers.wordpress.com/about/
- Charlotte Carrendar/Charlotte’s Web http://charlottecarrendar.com/about/
- Chris The Story Reading Ape http://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/about/
- Tamara/TIPPR Blog http://tipprblog.com/
And last but certainly not least, the Community Storyboard, which I understand has had its first posts!! Yay – congratulations!
I don’t always have the opportunity to visit your blogs and comment – I’m still learning my way around the blogosphere, and the focus thing is sometimes lacking! But know I have learned something, gained a smile, been fascinated by or simply felt moved by something all of you have written. You’re all sweet, wonderful, charming and kind. I can’t imagine blogging without you.
D: And while A uses that “I” word an awful lot, I’d also like to extend my thanks. I would have no outlet, and no voice if no one visited or gave her an excuse not to be “A” all the time. Cheers.
A: Well said, D.
D: I have my moments.