Monday, April 11, 2011

Feeling the Love During a Tough Week

So the last week and then some has been pretty rough.  My Mom just went through hip surgery and it's looking like it will be a long recovery, which has taken it's toll emotionally and physically.  So while I was drudging through this time I was thrilled to find that one of my favorite bloggers, Atomic Chic, awarded me my very first blog award!   If you've never stopped by her blog please do so, I'm sure you'll find her as interesting, inspirational, and fashionable (with just the right amount as geek) as I do.  Thanks again for the lovely award!

The Rules:
If you are tagged...

Thank the person who gave you the award 
Share 7 random bits about yourself
Pass the award on to a few of your favorite blogs
(And don't forget to let them know!)
I'll be tagging and awarding the following lovely ladies!
Caroline over at In Vinculis Etiam Audax...for inspiring photography
Tami over at My Moving Finger Writes...for great style and overall fabulousness
Jess at The Vintage Huntress...for inspiration and drool worthy fashion picks

Now for the random
  1. I've eaten pretzels as big as my head, drank beers larger than it, and danced on a table while singing German folk songs at Oktoberfest in Munich.
  2. My dream is to live in Europe, write travel books for Rick Steves, and visit every country in the world.
  3. I'm not afraid of being a little wacky...talking in odd voices - check, dancing in a supermarket -check, creating stupid songs complete with a strange dance...oh, check and check.
  4. I practiced martial arts for 8 years, and have used it twice it my life.
  5. For a short time I did stock upgrades and downgrades on The Rob Black Show, and no...I'm not a financial guru.
  6. If I reincarnated as an animal I would want to be a pelican...they can swim, fly, float, plus they come with storage!
  7. My favorite nut is the walnut.

Can't wait for more?  Then check out my Weekly Blog:  Veggie Girl Eats Out for my review of Sweet Art in St. Louis, MO.  Click here to vieVeggie Girl Eats Out! 

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  1. Yay! I'm glad you love it. Also I do hope your mom gets better soon, I'll be praying for her!

    I also want to travel a lot, well I do travel a lot but I want to travel more! It would be awesome to make a travel buddy group!

  2. @the Atomic Chic
    Thanks...unfortunately her hospital stay has been a comedy of errors. Missing dentures, broken tooth, hearing aid on the fritz, etc....

    A travel buddy group is a great idea! Last year was the year of paying off debts (which leaked into this year). So I'm hoping to throw on my travel backpack either at the end of this year or early next year. I feel like I need to eat crepes in France!

  3. @The Yoga Ninja
    I've got to maintain a little mystery in this friendship...keep it spicy after all these years! :D Maw...Haw, Haw.

  4. @Erin Dawn
    Thanks for the comment Erin and I love the enthusiasm! :D Drooling over your new camera...BTW! I even have a map so I can "tick off" the countries I've been too. Aguh...need more ticks!

  5. Aww thank you! I think you are rather fabulous yourself!

    Sounds like you had an awesome time at Oktoberfest :)

  6. @Jennifer

    I havent been to France yet but last year I went to Spain and Morocco. Next on the list is of course France and Italy (mostly for eating extreme amounts of food), then Denmark and Sweden. I was supposed to go to Japan last month...plane tickets, hostels, ryokans and everything bought, reserved and planned. Then the earthquake hit. Ah well. =(

  7. The blog is very good!

  8. Thanks Jen! I moved blogs though, should i take the award with me to the new one?