Years ago, early in my blogging career, I made a “no awards” rule for my blog. I was intimidated by the thought someone found my blog deserving of recognition – and honestly, these awards require a lot more work and preparation than I typically put into my posts.
When I saw that my new friend, Watt, had nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger award, I had to laugh. I am the antithesis to a Sunshine Blogger. From my dark hair and eyes to my dark writing and desires, I am not a ray of Sunshine. I *almost* pretended that I didn’t know that he had done this to me until I read his questions. If his questions had been of the generic variety, I would have meandered by quietly.
So, thank you, Watt, for making me an unwilling participant in this award. Truly, I am grateful for the support and encouragement I have received recently.
For his questions:
- What is one thing that separates you from all your screw ups, almost immediately?
The answer to this one is debatable — either my lack of conscience or my questionable moral fiber.
2) How much do you love people? Other people, people that you believe are pieces of you?
I don’t know that it is important how much I believe I love other people, but how much they believe I love them that is most significant. I would hope they could not quantify my love for them. And I think it is important to note that there are people that are pieces of me that I do not love equally.
3) What would you call worse; a pulmonary embolism or an intracranial hematoma?
Watt had no way of knowing that I had an intracranial hematoma in my childhood. Therefore, I would have to say a pulmonary embolism is worse because I have not survived one — yet.
And I am afraid this is where I will have to disappoint Watt. I am not a rules follower. Not when I can legally ignore them. So, I will not be nominating others as I have no way of knowing if they have been nominated previously or if they dread such nominations. But I will provide a list of blogs that I read religiously (about the only thing I do religiously):
And so many others …
And just because I enjoy knowing more about people, I do have questions anyone can answer if they choose to do so but it is not mandated:
- What is your definition of a soul mate? Do you have one?
- What makes you laugh so hard it hurts?
- What is your favorite taste?