Second Star for the Blog of the Year 2013

Blog of the Year

Blog of the Year

Today, my family is celebrating the birthday of my little brother Mario by going to a train museum before Christine leaves for Mexico.  Speaking of her, I am going to shamelessly promote her blog.  You can follow her at La Gringa.  She is pretty much the opposite of me – funny, charismatic, practical, outgoing, zany, charming.  Although she is not a writer, her blog should be full of fun stories and crazy thoughts.

Speaking of wonderful things, I was nominated for the Blog of the Year Award 2013 by hopeandloveradio.  This is the second star for me.  Although 2013 has now ended, I hope that I can continue to nominate and accept this award.  One of the fun things about this particular award is that you can receive it up to six times.

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The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award and Blog of 2013 Award

This morning has been rather odd.  Being finals week, my school schedule is jumbled and a bit confusing.  Although a break for Christmas will be nice, I already miss the steadiness and sense of community.  Winter break is going to be a long, difficult time.  However I am determined to focus on recovery and try my best to enjoy family.

Anyway, there are two awards I was just nominated for and excited to accept.  Both come from great bloggers who you should check out.  Seeing these awards was a pleasant surprise on a rather drab day.

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