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Thanks, Coach!

Those of you who might know me personally are probably saying to yourself, “What’s this post about? Theresa is the least athletic person I’ve ever met…” And, you would be right!

However, the title of this refers to offering my most sincere gratitude to Coach Muller of “Good Time Stories” for the following three awards.

Three awards, you say?

My disclaimer: I’ve never met the man, but I certainly love his blog. Every time I read what are indeed his “good time stories,” I feel better about myself, humankind and our future. His stories, like what I attempt with my own, portray our humanity to one another…our reaching out…our kindnesses…our sacrifices…our connectedness. If you haven’t already taken a look at his blog, please do. You will feel hope spring from the pages.

And now for some of the details…

Good Time Stories

Good Time Stories

1. Display this award on your blog. – done

2. Thank the person who sent it to you. – done

3. Answer a rhetorical question of the authors choosing.

Q: Who would you have liked to work with, if given the chance?
A: Mother Teresa.

4. Send on the award to someone you consider a loyal reader. [Note: I am only nominating one to represent all of my loyal readers; otherwise, I’d be here all night. Please see my final words at the end of this post.]

Rising Hawk Speaks

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Good Time Stories

Good Time Stories

1) ADD the ABC logo to your blog.
2) ABC about yourself using one word or phrase.
3) Nominate however many blogs you wish.
4) Let the recipient know via a link in their comments.

A – avid reader
B – blunt (I prefer “direct”)
C – compassionate and claustrophobic
D – disciplined
E – educated about Egypt
F – fair-minded
G – genuinely believe in life after death
H – hospitals: I like to work in emergency rooms or trauma centers
I – inspirational (my description) and intense (my son’s description)
J – justifiably proud of my son, Alex
K – knights: I love Medieval history
L – loyal listener
M – Machu Picchu: a favorite mystical place
N – nothing is random
O – organized
P – passionate about pasta and pizza and purple and my passport
Q – queen, as in “It’s good to be Queen.”
R – Royal Clipper: favorite sailing ship
S – self-critical
T – tough Theresa the traveler fell in love with Tanzania
U – unfoolable (pretty much)
V – vacation planner extraordinaire
W – works (too) hard
X – xylophone: played with a Fisher-Price as a child
Y – yells loudly at sporting events (both in person and at the TV)
Z – zealous about making a positive difference in the world

My nominee for the ABC Award: Posed and Written

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Last, but not least…

Good Time Stories

Good Time Stories

I was already nominated for this (see “In Gratitude – Part II”), but none-the-less, Coach, I am grateful for the thought.

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To my readers: thank you.
I write about people, places and things that have touched me in some way.
In this, I include all of you. You touch my heart.
~ Theresa

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