The Sunshine Blogger Award 2019 | 12th Nomination

Wow! Twelve nominations for this award this year. What a trip! They did not come one per month. Several of them came within weeks of each of each. And some within days of each other. But that is how these awards go….in spurts.

Steve, my brother, thank you so much for this nomination to participate in the Sunshine Blogger Award! I am deeply honored bro!

For those of you who are not following Steve…what the heck are you waiting for? An open invitation?

Ok, well here it is. Dear friends, I proudly ask that you follow Steve as he shares his love for animals, nature, great memories and God. Steve is a blessing to me. He always brings a smile to my face and he is a wonderful prayer partner to boot!

The rules for this awesome award are, which I will follow somewhat…

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them.
  • List the rules and display an award logo on your blog post.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and notify them by commenting on any of their posts.
  • Ask the nominees 11 new questions.

Here are Steve’s questions…

1. Do you like walking?

Yes, I do. It’s just now I am doing more than I want too…lol

2. Would you prefer to walk in the city or country?

I prefer walking in the country as it is more peaceful. Peaceful as in no cars, no sirens, just the wind and sounds of nature.

3. Do you have any hobbies outside of blogging? Name two if you have any.

One is reading. The Talisman by Stephen King is one of my favorites.

My second hobby would be watching super hero movies πŸ™‚

4. Do you decorate for Christmas?

I have not decorated for Christmas since the kids were little. And being single I really see no point.

5. Do you make New Year’s resolutions?

Yes, my resolution for 2019 was to be more intentional. I believe, that despite all that has happened in my life this year I have stayed with that resolution to the best of ability.

6. Have you ever traveled outside your country by yourself?

No, I went to Honduras with a mission group with our local Celebrate Recovery group.

7. Do you prefer to travel by yourself or with someone?

I love driving alone as it gives me a chance to clear my mind, listen to my music and pray! But the company of another could be fun πŸ˜‰πŸ˜œ

8. Do you enjoy reading?

I love reading. It takes me to a different time, a different place…

9. Do you prefer real books or ebooks?

Real books. I’m old school. I love the smell of books as well as the physical touch of the pages.

10. Do you drive?

Well, I would if I had a car! I love driving!

11. Do you like singing? Alone or with people around listening?

I used to sing in the youth choir at church. I love singing when no one else is around. Now I have been known to sing and dance with a certain someone πŸ˜‰ a few years ago. She didn’t complain one bit 😍

Here are my fellow bloggers I give this award to:

Jerome

Laura

Lisa

Stella

Sheree

My questions will be geared towards the season of the year…so here we go…

1. What is your most treasured Christmas memory?

2. As a child, would you stay awake to the wee hours hoping to catch a glimpse of “Santa”?

3. Did you have a favorite Christmas gift?

4. What is your favorite Christmas song?

5. How do you divide your time between families during Christmas Eve and Christmas day?

6. If your children are grown, do you have a special memory from their Christmas’s as a child?

7. What is the most outlandish gift you have bought for someone?

8. Where do/did you hide all those presents?

9. Do you decorate your tree with homemade items that have memories attached to them?

10. Are you a real or artificial tree person?

11. And lastly, the most important question I can ever ask. Do you know that Christmas is not about the overspending on gifts and hectic race to have the newest thing on the market but about celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, the one and only Son of God, who left glory to be born of human flesh and die for your sins?

*For those I have given this award to, please do not feel obligated to participate. I just want you to know that I appreciate you and your blog! Have a great week!*

38 thoughts on “The Sunshine Blogger Award 2019 | 12th Nomination”

  1. Well done with those answers brother! And thanks so much too for that “invitation”, much appreciated! And indeed, praying for you!! Great questions you came up with too! I hope you have a great week!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜Ίβ›„πŸŽ„

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    1. I guess as I’ve aged my attitude towards some things have changed. We went all out when I was growing up. My mom made most of ornaments. Our favorites to hang each year were the characters from Wizard of Oz.

      I know Angie decorates her tree with mementos from the kids over the years. That would be cool.

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  2. Congrats Stu! 11 in one year! Awesome πŸ‘πŸΌ…I’m old school on the books, too…Great answers…And wonder what all your WP family would give to hear ole Stu sing a tune or two? Maybe I could take up a collection πŸ˜†πŸ˜

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  3. Congratulations Stuart. Thank you for spreading sunshine along with many of your fellow nominees. It is lovely getting to know you better through the question you thought of and especially through your answers. Wonderful!

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  4. Real books!
    There’s no comparison at all.
    People just choose ebooks because they’re more convenient. I myself have moved to ebooks years ago but I do go to bookstores to read the teasers and smell it a bit πŸ˜€

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    1. I understand the e-books. One of the guys at work reads his periodically throughout the day in between customers and I have read them myself. But yeah…real books are it!!

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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