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    February 1, 2008

    Lexi who writes Hooked On Espresso nominated me for a Perfect Post award for this post that I wrote last month.  I wouldn’t even mention it but Marlboro Man is making me. Oh wait. That’s not right.  No, I’m mentioning it because I am thrilled and I am honored. Thank you so much Lexi. 

    The Original Perfect Post Awards – Jan 08

    You can find the other January nominees here. 

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    In other news, a fireplace makeover going on at Inspired Spaces today.


    1. Hanlie says:

      Well deserved!

      February 1st, 2008 at 7:39 am

    2. Beth_C says:

      You deserve it and I love the reference to Pioneer Woman!

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:00 am

    3. Carola says:

      You totally deserve it!

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:10 am

    4. Happy Geek says:

      Smart-aleck! Congratulations, I really did love that post!

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:14 am

    5. Tom says:

      I heartily agree. That was a really great post.

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:23 am

    6. zoom says:

      That was one of my all time favorites.

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:40 am

    7. Jenny says:

      I loved that post! LOL about the MM comment. Have a great weekend!

      February 1st, 2008 at 10:59 am

    8. Heidi says:

      Congratulations…that was a very deserving post.

      February 1st, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    9. Candy says:

      Marlboro Man…ROFL…You had me for a second…

      February 1st, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    10. Karen @ Simply A Musing Blog says:

      Ree..I mean AM, you crack me up.

      February 1st, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    11. Praise and Coffee says:

      Very well deserved!!

      February 1st, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    12. Leigh says:

      Congratulations! I loved that post, too. :o)

      February 1st, 2008 at 1:19 pm

    13. Marian says:

      MM gets around!

      February 1st, 2008 at 1:31 pm

    14. sheilah says:

      That is such a beautiful post. Reading it again, you have, once again, made me cry at work.

      February 1st, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    15. Maria says:

      Beautiful post. I know that feeling so well and you write about it beautifully. Well deserved.

      February 1st, 2008 at 1:57 pm

    16. Pam says:

      I love your sense of humor. Thanks for sharing your gift of writing with us. And I, too, love the MM comment!

      February 1st, 2008 at 3:57 pm

    17. bee says:

      Lexi knows her stuff! Congrats!

      February 1st, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    18. Jen says:

      Congratulations! I’m a relatively new reader and hadn’t read that post before. It was beautiful. Very eloquent. Thanks for sharing such an intimate moment of your life with us.

      February 1st, 2008 at 8:50 pm

    19. jean says:

      I’m still chuckling. Marlboro Man. Very funny.

      February 1st, 2008 at 8:55 pm

    20. Renna says:

      I agree, that was a perfect post. I think “When a Box is not a box” was also a perfect post, but then I already commented on it.

      I’m cracking up at the Malboro Man comment. ;-Þ

      February 2nd, 2008 at 1:42 am

    21. Nicole says:

      Hey Congratulations! I also enjoyed the PW reference. Cute.

      February 2nd, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    22. MotherPie says:

      Your awards are always well-deserved.

      February 2nd, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    23. Gretchen says:

      I looooved that post. Also, I just read “She Doesn’t Know”, and let’s just say…”she needs a tissue”.

      Blessings and congrats on the award nomination.

      February 2nd, 2008 at 8:29 pm

    24. Teah says:

      Isn’t it weird that we all know who MM is??!

      February 2nd, 2008 at 11:24 pm

    25. Kiy says:

      I loved that post also, and yes, it is funny how we all know who MM is. In fact, when I read that, the first thing that popped into my head was Pioneer Woman!


      February 3rd, 2008 at 1:01 am

    26. Lori says:

      That post really moved me – the nomination is very well-deserved!

      February 3rd, 2008 at 2:20 am

    27. Roxanne says:

      The MM comment cracked me up. . .I was thinking I’d clicked on the wrong site for a moment. . .

      February 3rd, 2008 at 4:43 pm

    28. Rivkeleh says:

      I couldn’t respond to that post because it made me cry, because you’d written something that I thought I alone had thought. So far, and this is saying a lot, if I were going to be responsible for picking your entrance application essay for heaven, I think it would have to be that post.

      February 4th, 2008 at 12:22 pm

    29. Dee/reddirtramblings says:

      Well, you had me crying at the photo. No wonder you were nominated for that one. Your way with words is superb, and when we actually speak of that which is real . . . . I’m so sad because it made me think of my boy, 13, who wants to hold my hand when he’s not shoving me away. It’s hard for a boy to grow up, harder than for girls, I think (and I have three.) I’m also thinking of my mom who is again lying in a hospital bed, uncertain of her future. As her daughter, I hold her hand, but I am so unsure too. It makes me sad.~~Dee

      February 4th, 2008 at 2:19 pm

    30. Nette says:

      I laughed so hard at the MM reference. It was so unexpected!

      February 4th, 2008 at 2:21 pm

    31. JCK says:

      Congrats, it was a lovely and well deserved post.

      February 5th, 2008 at 7:39 pm

    32. Sandyhills Momma says:

      Well deserved award! I sat here in tears reading … then, before I could post a comment I had to walk to the other end of the house to check on my five babies …

      Please do the world a favor … never quit writing!!!

      February 10th, 2008 at 12:28 am

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