Happy Dancing: Reality Blog Award

I’m happy dancing.

Ivon at Teacher as Transformer just blew me away by nominating my blog for an award called the Reality Blog Award. As I mentioned in previous blogs, whether we realize it or not, we’re making friends through our shared interests, thoughts, lives and our willingness to help others. This award is confirmation. Thank you, Ivon.

Here’s the award. Isn’t it cute?

I follow Ivon’s blog because he shares quiet wisdom and beauty. It’s always a treat to see what he’ll post next.

From what I understand, the nominee can decide what they would like to do based on time and other considerations. There are no rules per se. I followed the template that Ivon provided, but each of us can do what makes us happy on this award.

These are five questions that Ivon passed on and I’m following suit by answering:

1) If you could change something what would you change?

I’ve been a writer for more than 25 years. But I would have pulled the stories off my hard drive much earlier and became an “author” around the same time.

2) If you could repeat an age, what age would it be?

I think I’d repeat 40. By that time, all the insecurities of youth are gone and replacing them are confidence, focus and the realization that you shouldn’t take yourself too seriously.

3) What one thing really scares you?


4) What one dream have you not completed yet and do you think you will be able to complete it.

Sell my books, and most definitely!

5) If you could be someone else for the day, who would you be?

My three-year-old grandson. He’s brought so much joy into my life. I’d like to see the world as he does just for a day.

I nominated 16 different blogs I visit regularly. They include blogs on writing, photography, poetry, advice, opinions, and humor. I visit quite a few blogs, but these in particular have a way of starting or ending my day on just the right note. I’d like to acknowledge them. If you get a chance, visit their blogs. You’ll see what I mean.

This award does not go with any specific “rules.” Instead each nominee can do whatever feels good to them. However, the award demonstrates my appreciation for their thoughts and talents. Thanks for making my world a little cooler.

Patrick Latter Canadian Hiking Photography
J. Gavin Allan
The Violet Femmes
Christian Mihai
Tanushree Srivastava
Leanne Cole’s Photography Field Trips
The Literary Man
Gman’s Galaxy
Talkin’ Shit
Moments Matter