Very Inspiring Blogger Award Nomination

Thank you Bonnie, for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award nomination. I am very flattered, as I have yet to develop a “voice” for the ADignorantium WordPress page.

Is it possible to nominate The Bonnie Blog in return? πŸ™‚

First, The Rules as I understand them…

Provide a link to, and thank, the blogger who nominated you. β–ͺ State 7 things about yourself. β–ͺ Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award. β–ͺ Provide links to the nominated blogs. β–ͺ Inform the recipients they have been nominated. β–ͺ Include the award logo within your post for copying.(Here’s a link to the award logo)

Seven Things About Me…

1. I’m somewhat shy and private. Though I’ve tried to remain anonymous online, I find myself revealing more and more about my personal life.

2. I’m kind of a news junkie, and am often enraged by what passes for “news” these days. If you give me opinion, don’t try to disguise it as fact.

3. I love to cook (and eat). I’m a foodie, but NOT a food snob.

4. I love movies and television that makes me think. I’ll choose the comedy of errors over slapstick, or the good sitcom over “Reality TV” every time.

5. I believe music is a gift from the gods. I like most every genre of music (Jazz, funk, world cafe, exotica, rock, etc.) as long as it’s good. I am not a Belieber!

6. I don’t follow the crowd. I think for myself. I usually wait until the facts are all in before I form an opinion. I stand by my opinions, but they are not set in stone.

7. I have a dark, dry sense of humor. My mind deals with tragedy through “gallows humor“. I’ve had to learn to keep my mouth shut at times of crisis or risk offending people I care about. Nothing really offends me because I don’t take life that seriously. People are generally ridiculous.

“NOTE: I agree with Bonnie that not everyone will want to participate. Some might think this is nothing more that a chain letter with a twist. I’d like to think of it as a way to give a nod to the bloggers I like and promote my own blog at the same time. So maybe it’s not so bad. {:-]

My 15 nominated blogs: in no particular order…

  • WHY IT MATTERS by James Stafford was the first WordPress blog I followed on a regular basis. His commentary on music and life reminds one that everyone’s journey through life has it’s awkward moments. Check him out.
  • Self(Centered) justified, right? <- I love that tagline almost as much as reading Alyssa’s posts. She’s only been blogging since February. I hope she continues.
  • The Fucking Cat makes me laugh! Who doesn’t want a little humor in their day? BTW: Nominating “The Fucking Cat” gives me an excuse to post an expletive without breaking any of my own rules. ;D
  • The Draconic Verses with Jim Phoel is an amazing collection of cinema and pop culture. His Open Letter to the Academy should be read by all future Academy Award Show producers.
  • South Philly Silly is a home town girl!
  • The Merry Frollics Of Teleport City – Is a groovy, swingin’ hangout for “Festivities, Revels, and Nocturnal Dalliances”. I enjoyed Allen’s piece on Night of the Lepus, one of my all time favorite B-flm titles starring A-list actors!
  • Motherhood, WTF? – You don’t have to be a mother to get the humor, wit, and insight of Allison Hart.
  • Reading The Brothers J is like having a conversation with old fiends. There’s something familiar with the writing. It’s comfortable. It doesn’t hurt that their blog is peppered with youtube music clips that serve as a soundtrack for each post. But it’s The Proposition: An Open Letter To Mainers (in support of marriage equality) that truly inspired me.
  • Seida Bacon’s Bacon Bits Blog is a hodge podge of LGBT Kitsch and Bacon Fun! Seriously, Ms. Bacon’s blog makes me happy. =)
  • The League Of Dead Films – Remember that movie with what’s her name? The one about the guy with the thing? No? Well Professor Mortis does, and he’s keeping score!
  • Hoodyhoo – Sorry, there’s no box for hoodyhoo. But she’s fun to read! πŸ™‚
  • Days Of Our Dogs’ BlogΒ  Come on… PUPPIES!!!
  • Memoirs of a Mom Who Ticks – Life vests are optional for this stream of consciousness blog by a clockwork mom.
  • Harsh Reality – I have previously said that β€œI read and follow opinions that I don’t always agree with.” Β How am I to fully understand my own opinions unless I defend them against the opinions of others. Opinionated Man is one of those blogs that often inspires outrage and indignation, but he does inspire me.
  • Welcome To The Leftside is almost the stark opposite of “Harsh Reality”. Together, these two blogs helped me realize that my views are more centered that I once thought.

Thanks again to Bonnie. My job here is done. πŸ˜‰