Well, how fun is this! Today I woke to a note from a fellow blogger telling me I had been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award. What a nice thing to do!
In order to accept the award, there are certain guidelines to follow. They include thanking the person who nominated you, telling a bit about yourself, and listing other blogs you admire and enjoy — so here goes!
Thank you to Musings of a Horse Mom at http://shakespearesgal.wordpress.com/ for nominating me for this award! Musings of a Horse Mom is a wonderful blog about horses and the people who love them.
7 Things About Me
1. I plan every single vacation around nature and wildlife watching.
2. I cannot imagine living far from the ocean.
3. I do not enjoy winter.
4. I provide management consulting to non profits, with a focus on at-risk youth and people with developmental disabilities.
5. I collect Arts and Crafts pottery.
6. I balance my checkbook to the penny.
7. I wake up really early.
Blogs I Like
In no particular order, here are some blogs I enjoy and admire. Some of these blogs have received numerous awards already!
http://www.mrmoneymustache.com – This guy is super intelligent, hysterically funny, and incredibly knowledgeable about living life to the fullest.
http://crazytraintotinkytown.com – A quite witty blog about life. Love her writing style.
http://galenleeds.com/ – A wildlife kayak photography blog by a very talented photographer. The blog header is simply amazing!
http://dolphinexplorerchronicles.typepad.com/ – The work conducted by the 10,000 Islands Dolphin Project team in Southwest Florida.
http://awindowintothewoods.com/ – An author and nature photographer with gorgeous photos. I especially love the ones of deer.
http://naturetime.wordpress.com – Gorgeous nature photography. The Florida pictures are great.
http://sistersoftheperpetuallydissatisfied.blogspot.com/ – A refreshingly honest and introspective blog.
http://chicks-with-ticks.com/ – A wonderful outdoor adventures blog for women.
http://rescue.neaq.org/ – The NE Aquarium’s Marine Rescue Animal Team’s updates.
http://cyberwhalewarrior.com/ – This guy pulls no punches when it comes to advocating for marine mammals.
http://nmlc.org/ – The work of the National Marine Life Center in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
http://championsforcetaceans.com/ – A great site to learn about the plight of marine mammals around the world.
Thanks again to Musings of a Horse Mom!