Thursday, August 20, 2009

An Award!

Today I was honored to receive the Bella Sinclair Award from Sarah at Cottage Garden Studio. On her blog, Sarah explains that this award was originally created by Ces of Ces And Her Dishes for Bella of Bella Sinclair Doodlespot. I borrowed a quote of Ces from Sarah's blog where Ces explains the meaning of the award:

In Ces's words..."I designed this award to celebrate art in the blogs and to honor the value of friendship, sisterhood, sharing and caring. It is to be awarded to the gifted, accomplished, eloquent and talented blogger whose friendship and influence inspire us to do our best. That I named it after Bella Sinclair is because she epitomizes all of these things. She is an inspiration to many of us." "

Thank you again, dear Sarah, for thinking of me.

I have never received a blog award before, but from what I have observed it is encumbant upon the recipient to pass it on. I would like to pass the Bella Sinclair Award on to:

Alaine of eclectique in Australia

Friko of Friko's Musings in Great Britain

Rose Marie of APOGEE Poet in New York State

There are so many others to whom I would like to have passed on this award, but thought I would limit it to ones who, like myself, do not seem to have received one yet. (Perhaps, they have and have not posted them on their blog - but from what I can see they are award virgins like myself.) I was also limited by the word "sisterhood" in the award, so that I did not pass it on to some male blogger friends that I think are equally deserving. Not to worry - your time will come!


  1. bonnie - congratulations. i haven't written my heartfelt appreciation for the deep and insightful comments you provide here. you have a happy-making capacity to share knowledge that often confirms and more often clarifies what i am trying to understand. for that i am truly grateful!!!! there you go - a tough day turned rosy!!!! steven

  2. Congratulations! You totally deserve it and you fit the award creators criteria. It's a pretty award as well, so will grace your lovely blog well.

  3. Thank you very much for the award. I have several others which I took off my blog because something went wrong with the 'Layout' button; I am going to try and put them back, so I hope you will let me keep this one. I am truly honoured that you consider me worthy.
    Thank you dear Bonnie

  4. Congratulations, Bonnie. My only surprise is that awards don't cover your blog title page. Keep up the inspirational work. It is greatly appreciated and admired.


  5. Congratulations, Bonnie! Well deserved and given the criteria, absolutely fits you to a T!!

  6. Amen sister! Promoting sisterhood and inspiring women is one of the highest things to which we can aspire, at least in my book! (By the way, I mentioned in my Transformation post about treatment for PTSD. . . I tried EMDR and found it helpful).

  7. Congratulations on your first Award and thankyou for passing it on to me, in the lovely company of Friko and Rose Marie! I'm truly honoured that you think my blog worthy!

    My URL is Those links go back to 2003! There must be another eclectique in bloggy land!

    BTW, it's my first Award too!

  8. Friko:

    Well - I don't know then - if you are not a virgin . . . . hmmmmm funny that you mention that your lack of virginity has something to do with a "layout" button . . . but I digress.

    Okay - let's make an exception for an exceptional non award virgin. Of course, it's yours - Enjoy!!!

  9. Congratulations on your first award, Bonnie! You fit the bill perfectly. :)

  10. congratulations and well deserved - the first of many I am sure!

  11. What a lovely award Bonnie, and well deserved. :c)

  12. Congratulations Bonnie, well deserved.


Comments are always read and appreciated.

(I am grateful for all awards received. However, I ask that this be an "award-free zone" and meme-free zone. Thanks for understanding!)