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The Versatile Blogger

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Hi.  This will be a different kind of post. 

I have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award. 

I would like to thank the bloggers who nominated me:  At ‘Its Real To Me’,   C.L. features her poetry.  She has a keen wit and her poems make me laugh and smile and nod my head.  Her poem ‘Tree’ is worth a careful read … it speaks the truth at its core, as do all her poems. Awesome poet!   At ‘Redwater Ramblings’, Eve Redwater features her poetry.  Her poems are finely crafted, and get inside her subjects… her poem ‘Bird’ is one of the best I’ve ever read.  She uses metaphor skillfully and has interesting ways with words and ideas to show us how her subjects move and feel and think.  Awesome poet!

The Versatile Blogger Award nomination is a way to show others how much you appreciate their blogs and to make other bloggers aware of some really extrordinary work.  

Rules for The Versatile Blogger Award.

1. In a post on your blog, nominate 15 fellow bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award.
2. In the same post, add the Versatile Blogger Award logo.
3. In the same post, thank the blogger who nominated you with a link to their blog.
4. In the same post, share 7 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 blogs.

I would like to nominate the following 15 bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award (in alphabetical order):

Here is a list of 7 random things to know about me:

  1. I am afraid of spiders, but I try to see things from their point of view.
  2. I have a collection of old litho prints of hunters at their campfires.
  3. My favorite film is ‘Fried Green Tomatos’.
  4. My favorite TV show ever was ‘LOST’ and I miss it so much.
  5. When I was a kid, I planted a pine cone under the outside water faucet and sat for an hour to see if it would grow.
  6. My very first poem at age six was about a brook near our cabin at Elkwater Lake, Alberta:  “Down by our cabin/runs a little stream/and I love it better/than ice cream”
  7. I had both my Dad and my Mom as teachers in school, and they were both excellent.

Again, thank you to C.L. and Eve Redwater, as well as all those who read my Blog and who work so hard to make their Blogs enjoyable for others.


Written by jane tims

December 27, 2011 at 8:28 am

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  1. Congratulations on your well deserved award, Jane! Thank you so much for including me on your list!


    Barbara Rodgers

    January 2, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    • Hi Barbara. Your blog was one of the first I ever visited and it continues to be a favorite! Jane


      jane tims

      January 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm

  2. Thank you Jane! Your blog is also lovely and a real unique treat.


    Mother Eagle

    January 1, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    • Hi. You are very welcome. I’m looking forward to seeing your next project! Jane


      jane tims

      January 2, 2012 at 9:10 am

  3. […] you so much (in no particular order because you are all fabulous) Stefan, Pat Bean, Dana, Kathy M, Jane Tims, Kathy from Reflections from a friend, and anyone I might have forgotten.  If I did forget you, […]


  4. Congratulations on your well deserved award, Jane!

    And thank you so much for nominating me. I am honored and grateful. 🙂

    Happy New Year!



    December 30, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    • Hi Robin. I enjoy your rambles through the bogs and your beautiful photographs!!! Jane


      jane tims

      December 31, 2011 at 8:03 am

  5. Thank you very much for the nomination Jane! Your blog is always a fascinating read; a great blend of information and art.

    Happy New Year!


    Watching Seasons

    December 30, 2011 at 11:32 am

    • Thanks! Hapy New Year to you too. I always learn something new from your posts and envy your knowledge about the birds!!! Jane


      jane tims

      December 30, 2011 at 5:18 pm

  6. Hi Jane,
    I’m truly honored to be given a blogging award by a poet like yourself, and also to be included among this fine group of blogs. I had a quick peek at the others and look forward to spending time perusing their posts.
    Happy New Year everyone 😀



    December 30, 2011 at 2:12 am

    • Hi Rosie. I find your blog to be unique among the many I follow… you show us how much there is to see in our everyday lives! Jane


      jane tims

      December 30, 2011 at 8:41 am

  7. Thank you for nominating me, Jane. Now I see what the Versatile Blogger is all about! I’m flattered that you thought my blog worthy.


    Deborah Carr

    December 29, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    • Hi Deborah. You deserve any number of awards for your beautiful and inspiring blog…. your blog was my inspiration to get started and I am so glad I did. Jane


      jane tims

      December 29, 2011 at 8:57 pm

  8. Your blog is truly a treat I look forward to reading. Thank you for the mention! 🙂


    C.L. Sostarich

    December 28, 2011 at 2:41 pm

  9. Congratulations Jane! Well deserved. Thank you for listing me!



    December 27, 2011 at 10:53 am

    • Hi. I am happy to recognize your excellent work. And your interesting potrait project. Jane


      jane tims

      December 27, 2011 at 4:01 pm

  10. Thank you Jane! A well deserved award! And thank you kindly for mentioning me here, I’m honoured. I look forward to seeing more of you in the future too.

    Best wishes,


    Eve Redwater

    December 27, 2011 at 9:03 am

    • Hi. You are welcome! May the New Year bring lots of inspiration and poems!!! Jane


      jane tims

      December 27, 2011 at 9:26 am

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