Today’s guest blog is going to be a little different because on Monday my cyber-friend, Nancy J. Cohen, gave me the versatile blogger award and I really need to acknowledge that before too much more time passes. So, first of all, thank you Nancy. I am honored that you chose me for this award.
Reading some of the posts on Nancy’s blog I came across one about Jewish wedding customs that was interesting. If you are interested hop on over to see what some of them are and why they are done. Here’s just one: Why does the bride circle the groom seven times? Just as the world was created in seven days, the bride, representing Mother Earth, reminds people that marriage is part of the creation process. At the same time, she symbolically builds the walls of the couple’s new dwelling, as embodied by the chuppah. (the canopy under which the ceremony takes place)
So now on to the award. The are a few rules. I am to thank the award-giver and link back – done. Share 7 things about myself…. Hmmm….
1. I’m a procrastinator. There I said it.
2. I’d rather go for a walk than do almost any other kind of exercise.
3. I sing moderately well.
4. I play guitar better than I sing.
5. I went to college for five years but never finished – long story.
6. I have never had a spotless house.
7. I don’t always follow the rules.
Now I am to pass this on to 15 blogger friends and let them know about the award. When I read Nancy’s post about receiving the award, she wrote that she spent a couple of hours researching blogs she had visited in the past couple of months. Bless her, she is a better woman than I am. I have visited a lot of blogs: Morgan Mandel’s, Kristen Lamb’s, Bob Sanchez, Alex J. Cavanagh, Terry Odell, and many others. I also read the blogs at Venture Galleries and the blogs of my friends at The Blood Red Pencil. Helen Ginger, Katherine Craft, Dani Greer, Linda Lane, Elsa Neal, Shon Bacon, Heidi Thomas, and Elspeth Antonelli But in addition to those I have visited a lot of other blogs after seeing a link in a Tweet or on Facebook. Even though I love to write about investigations, I can’t spend hours hunting them down. I have to go get my cat from the veterinarian hospital this morning.
I hope you will visit some of the blogs of my friends. You won’t be disappointed. There is content about writing and marketing, but also recipes and great picture stories. At Venture Galleries you will find essays about all kinds of topics. Enjoy….