Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Many Sides of Me

Last week Talei at Musings of an Aspiring Scribe presented me with The Versatile Blogger award.


You may have seen me post this award here before, but I'm posting it again. I'm honored that you think I'm a versatile blogger. Actually it's probably more like I have ADHD and am easily bored, but I'll never admit that :)

I'm fairly new to Talei's blog - she found me during Karen Gowen's Labor Day Weekend Blog Party BBQ, and I'm so happy she did. I always love visiting her.

First, I'm supposed to tell you seven interesting things about myself. I'm not sure there are seven interesting things about me, but here goes:

1. I totally immerse myself in novels--
yet I speed-read through mountains of research material and news items every day.
2. I hate housework--
but I want our home to look well put together and smell clean all the time.
3. I love cats--
but I'm terribly allergic to them.
4. I love sunshine--
and rain.
5. I am NOT a morning person by any stretch of the best imagination--
but I love the thrill of sunrise and the world waking up.
6. "I Love Rock 'n' Roll"--
and Andrea Bocelli.
7. I'm a Scorpio--
and we're full of contradictions.

Second, I'm supposed to pass this award along to fifteen other bloggers. I've broken this rule before, and I'm breaking it again.

If you're reading here, you are a CVR - Certified Versatile Reader. This award is for you. Take it, be versatile, and do something fun with it.

This award is for all my Certified Versatile Readers.

32 comments:

Journaling Woman said...

ME TOO, I am full of contradictions and I'm not a scorpio.

I love morning (but not a morning person) if I don't "have to" participate.

Teresa

PS congrats on your award

Mason Canyon said...

Congratulations on the award. I'm another of those who loves the mornings (once I get up) but hate getting up.

Mason
Thoughts in Progress

Lydia Kang said...

Oh! I love cats and am allergic to them too! Soul sister!

Laura Eno said...

Congrats on your award! I can relate to many of your contradictions as well. :)

Carol Kilgore said...

Teresa - So true about the non-participating part.

Mason - I agree about the actual getting up part.

Lydia - Yeah!

Laura - I think most of us are a contradiction in progress.

VR Barkowski said...

Contradictions are what make our characters compelling, relatable and intriguing. Why shouldn't the same be true of us "real" folk? :)

Joanne said...

Great list, and it's just those contradictions that make life so very interesting! Congrats on your Award, rock on ...

Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams said...

What a shame to be allergic to something you love!

Congrats on your award. :)

KarenG said...

Love Talei, and all the other fantastic bloggers I met during that BBQ. Congrats on the award and on having an awesome blog!

Carol Kilgore said...

VR - I guess maybe we are as real as we try to make our characters.

Joanne - Right. I love life.

Elizabeth - Thanks. It is a shame but I've learned to compensate.

Karen - Your BBQ was such fun. Thanks for the kind words.

Clarissa Draper said...

Congrats. I'm #3 too. That's why I own dogs.

CD

Elle Strauss said...

Nice to get to know you better! So sorry to hear you're allergic to cats!

Elspeth Antonelli said...

I'm a Gemini. Imagine the contradictions. I've decided they make me fascinating. Not everyone would agree.

Carol Kilgore said...

Clarissa - "Uh, oh. These red bumps itch. So do my eyes, like crazy. Ah-choo!"

Elle - See above :)

Elspeth - What a pair we are.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Congratulations!
And I'm not a morning person either. Unless noon is considered morning.

Gail said...

I'm a Scorpio and full of it, too!

Kerrie said...

Great list of things about yourself. :) Its good to know you like a lot of different things. I am that way too. :)

The Words Crafter said...

Congrats on receiving the award again! And thanks for the enlightenment. I'm soooo self contradictory and I didn't know why. Till now :)

Carol Kilgore said...

Alex - Hmmm...don't think so. You're safe :)

Gail - I don't doubt it for a bit! Welcome to the Tiki Hut.

Kerrie - Thanks. Looks like there are a lot of us.

Words Crafter - Happy to be of assistance. LOL.

Hart Johnson said...

I pride myself on my contradictions! Though actually, I think I just manage to subvert stuff rather that actually contradicting myself... Misattributing IS my superpower, after all...

Great list!

Kathi Oram Peterson said...

Congrats on scoring this cute award twice. Yahoo!

Carol Kilgore said...

Hart - Funny!

Kathi - Thanks.

Arlee Bird said...

Good for you. I've gotten this award a few times and I'm trying to cut back.
I have many contradictory aspects in my life as well.

Lee
Tossing It Out

Talli Roland said...

Congrats Carol!I love Andrea Bocelli too.

Barbara said...

Congratulations on your award, this is a lovely blog, loved my time spent here. Hugs Barbara

Carol Kilgore said...

Arlee - It's looking as if all of us are contradictions of ourselves.

Talli - He's so talented.

Barbara - Thanks, Barbara. I'm glad you enjoyed yourself here. Come back anytime.

Manzanita said...

Carol,
I was reading your 7 statements and I thought, "I could have written this about miyself" (and I should be as I got an award too. But then I got to number 7 and saw Scorpio. I'm Scorpio rising and that would make me more Scorpio than a Scorpio Sun ...... but in a little different way. I thought, "no wonder!"
May your week be going marvelously well.

Linda Kage said...

So, now we learn about the real Carol!!!

On numbers one, two, four, and six, I'm totally with you!

kimberlyloomis said...

*high five* to another Scorpio! Love the tidbits you shared about yourself and grats on your award!

Carol Kilgore said...

Manzanita - That explains why your words always resonate with me.

Linda - Or as real as it gets for a while...LOL.

Kimberly - Backatcha!

Dayana Stockdale said...

Woot woot! I'm a scorpio too. And I love cats. I am sorry you are allergic to them. I guess its a good thing for all those crazy youtube cat videos! I can't have a pet right now, so sometimes I find myself cracking up at other people's wacky friends. :)

Carol Kilgore said...

Welcome! YouTube and I Can Haz Cheezeburger are awesome.