My friend Cindy of Oops! Desperate Blogger honoured me by presenting me with this wonderful award. I am truly touched that she has thought of me as a recipient.
This award was created by Ces in honour of her friend Bella Sinclair. The post on Ces's blog regarding Bella and the history behind the award is here. Please visit Ces's blog to read the background as it is quite interesting. In Ces's own words, a short synopsis of the award:
"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."
Ces also says:
"I hope that when Bella returns, this award would have already circulated in the blogs. It is my honor to give this award to the first recipients who I hope will find the same pleasure as I have in spreading its crown, giving shade and the comfort of friendship and caring and of sisterhood by sharing this award with their blog-friends and sisters!"
In the spirit of this award, I am to now pass it on to bloggers that I admire for their creativity, friendship and fellowship. This is a tough choice as I have made so many friends since I began blogging. In no particular order and for no particular reason, other than I think they are all great, I would like this award to go to:
Linda of Nun of a Kind
Julie of When the Spirit Moves Me
Michelle of 3rd Eye Muse
Pattee of Odd-Dolls
Kim of Sea Gypsy Studio
Thank you so much for this lovely award! I will pass it on to some of my favorite blogs as well....although I would really like to send one to you as well! (but you already have one!)
How lovely, and deserved! I'm off to check out your honorees :)
I love the fact that not only is your blog interesting and thought provoking, you spend time visiting so many blogs, and taking time to comment - Another well deserved award Sue! :O)
You'll need a blog dedicated to awards soon!
Congratus Sue you totally deserve this.
I adore Bella, if you haven't met her, she is truly one of the truest people you will meet and she is extremly funny.
Love Renee xoxo
Sue I forgot to tell you how beautiful your comment on Mother Earth is.
I love what you wrote.
Congratulations on your award! I just found your blog through Renee's - I really like the comment you left about Mother Earth.
Your blog is delightful! I'll be back, if you don't mind.
Best wishes from Wisconsin, USA,
(p.s. I lived in Ontario as a little girl, I just love your part of the Province!)
Sue ~what can I say?
That is so beautiful and I feel so lucky to have you as a friend.
I agree with "Nun of a Kind" I would give this to you also : )
Thank you very much it's made my day!
Aww, so great for you to get the award! And Cindy is the best :D
Wow Sue, this award is really a "Lovely Award". I'm so touched that you included me in your sharing. I just returned from a meeting with a group of art buddies and we call ourselves "Sisters Seven". I mention this because our 'sisters' are so important...those friendships that are nurturing and inspirational. The fact that they are fabulous artists is the topping on the cake. I am finding similar friendships here in blogland. I was hesitant to start blogging but it has opened my world to the ever amazing women, and men, who who are as generous as they are fasinating. You are one of these people. Thank you! hug, hug
This award totally fits you ... and then I see that you've sent it my way as well & well, I am really touched. thank you.
Thank you so much for thinking of me! Can I give it back to you? I would if I could. LOL! This is a beautiful and special award.
What a wonderful blog and what a wonderful community.
I am so impressed by all the talented people i have found!
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