Awards

Dragon Loyalty Award


I hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas full of family, fun, friends and good food.  My family and I had a nice time with a ton of family over at my in-laws.  Here in Brazil, Christmas is celebrated on the 24th.  We didn’t get home until after 2:00 am, however Caue (my oldest) was up at 8:00 am ready to open presents (of course).

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I was totally honored by the lovely Sylvia from http://superfoodista.com for the Dragon Loyalty Award.

The rules for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award are:

  • Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Acknowledge that blogger on your blog and a link back.
  • You must share 7 things other bloggers may not know about you.
  • Nominate up to 15 bloggers for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award, provide a link to their blogs in your post and notify them on their blogs.
  • Copy and paste the award somewhere on your blog.

Being that I am a relatively new blogger and it’s kind of been a learn-as-I-go experience, I haven’t really established much a following yet with people commenting regularly.  Because of that, I will end up only nominating one blogger who always responds to my comments and that I’ve found to be a really delightful person and awesome writer – the sweet Diana from http://holisticwayfarer.com/

Now for the things that other bloggers may not know about me:

  • I have a 6 year old son with Asperger’s syndrome and is totally in love with dinosaurs right now.
  • I rode an elephant when I was living in India.
  • I have eaten dog (in China) and camel (in Afghanistan).
  • I had the awesome opportunity to help paint some walls at a prison for Afghan women and met a beautiful young girl that was there because she had run away from her to-be wedding (If I remember correctly – I believe that’s why she was there) (sad).  Ended up going to her home and visiting with her after her father got her out of the prison.
  • I used to do quite a bit of musical theatre, including the role of ‘Anne’ in the musical production of “Anne of Green Gables” when I was a teenager.
  • When I was in China I visited a small country town of a minority people group (I believe they were from the ‘Yao’ people group) and I was the first caucasian foriegner they had ever seen/met.  My friends (Korean girl and American-Chinease guy) and I ate dinner with a family there.
  • I have a thyroid condition called, “hypothyroidism”

Check out some pics related to what I’ve shared.

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My hubby, son and me on an elephant in Jaipur, India

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My beautiful hubby and me in Afghanistan (I wanted to post a pic with the girl I spoke of above, but didn’t for safety purposes and her protection).

Blessings and health to you all.