how much more your family share of the
you sit down at starbucks (or indeed your cafe of choice). bob's son, buddy jesus, sits down next to you with an iced chai. he says "hi (insert your name here), how are you? i like what you're wearing. oh did you catch that red sox game?"
you have a lovely chat, and OBVIOUSLY cover such topics as "why is there suffering in the world?" and "yes but am *i* getting into heaven?" and "who really framed roger rabbit?"
with that out of the way,
what one other question do you ask him?
amazingly, steve, the guy who really runs the universe, walks in after you finish your drinks. he comes up to you and says "look, (insert your name here), i need to irradicate one little annoyance forever. i can't decide between ingrown toenails and the colour puce. what do you think?"
which one do you choose, or do you choose something else? note : he can not irradicate human suffering. just small stuff, like dandruff.
So I decided to create a MIMOSA AWARD and give it to some very wonderful people who epitomize hope and reassurance every day in their blogs. According to Pantone "The color yellow exemplifies the warmth and nurturing quality of the sun, properties we as humans are naturally drawn to for reassurance. Mimosa also speaks to enlightenment, as it is a hue that sparks imagination and innovation." The following bloggers are all these things!
I give this award today to
Saw this over at Akelamaku's blog Everything and Nothing.
My 'dids' are in bold
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars – No, but I’ve made love under the stars
3. Played in a band
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity – No, but I do donate
7. Been to
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo -
11. Bungee jumped
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty- I waited while Husband and his daughters did.
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort