to silent friends

I’m so bad on passing on awards, love being a nominee and getting awards, but so bad on the rest – promised myself that I will carry “Blog of The Year 2012” through.
And I have got 3 more stars, 2 first I got from Malin@Frankfurt Malin and Terry@Terry 1954 a couple of weeks ago – now I got my 4th from one of my “silent” friends here – don’t even know this ladies name; “silentlyheardonce” – and I know very little about her, but she are faithful to my world here and that she visit and take part in it nearly every day. Thank so much.

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Malin are Swedish, but living in Frankfurt – she just became mum to a little girl (now mother of 2) and her profession is opera singer.

Terry are a fantastic woman that for years has  taken care of her brother Al, that has Parkinson’s, but now she start to get her own life back.

From the creators of the award:
The ‘rules’ for this award are simple:
1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award.
2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.
3 Please include a link back to this page – and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!).

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them.
5 You can now also join our Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience.
6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…!
You will find all of the info plus the Awards with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 stars upon them HERE!;

So this time will I nominee my silent friends here .. that visit me regular – but that I don’t follow – but not very often comment on my posts and to those I follow and enjoy, but don’t follow me.

We all need silent friends !!!! Thanks for your support and for bringing joy to me.

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Sherry@Fabulous 50’s
Anyes@Far Away in the Sunshine
Leo@Doggy’s Style
Seth@seth snap
Kitt@the inner wild kat
Claire@Promenade Claire
Madhu@the urge to wander
Marina@Marina Kanavaki
Stephen@Stephen Helly Creative
Andy@My story to you
Leanne@Leanne Cole Photography
Alana@the little leaf
Charm@i am charm
Pink @Pink Ninjabi

@♡ The Tale Of My Heart ♡
Jessie@A Traveller’s Tale
Michael @retiree diary

“A Meaningful Silence Is Always Better Than Meaningless Words”

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37 thoughts on “to silent friends

    • Glad I’m not alone … you don’t have to pass on – it’s your choice what ever you want to do with it.
      Like the song too, ages since I listen to it last.

  1. Aw Vivi thank you ! It’s always lovely to be thought of, but ost of all I just like coming here and seeing what you are up to. I will quote you now “A Meaningful Silence Is Always Better Than Meaningless Words” 🙂

  2. Congratulations! You deserve the award and you’ve been such an inspiration to me.

    Thanks for including A Traveller’s Tale among your nominees. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to pass it on but I truly appreciate it. Regards, viveka. 🙂

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  4. Thank you sooo much.. this really means a lot.. woweee.. thank you.. you have been an incredible support, encouraging me as I bumble alone. This cheered up a pretty horrible day I had bawling my eyes out from the pressure of my first team teach for first aid. Thank you again.. 😀

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    • Wow … you have some awards … and rightly so.
      My pleasure is all mine – to do a fantastic job with every post and I admire your passion for your posts and blog.

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  8. Viveka, Thanks for the like on my blog. Very interesting reading your blog and some of the comments. Also interesting, I can share with you that my dad came over on the boat from Sweden when he was 6 months old with of course his mom and dad. My grandfather was from Eksjo and my grandmother from Vimmerby. Last name was Carlson, however my grandfather kept the last name of the man he bought the ticket from and register that way when they arrived at Ellis Island. They ended up renting an apartment at Clark and Foster in Chicago. My grandfather had two uncles who were already here in the US, all carpenters. So, he was able to get some work right away.

    • Wow … that a story – your family comes from county Småland – witch more or less totally immigrated to US once. It was a very poor county because the soil wasn’t suitable for farming, only stones.
      Chicago – my number ONE city in the world .. visited this summer again. Just love it more and more for every visit I do. James, nice meeting you.

  9. Congratulations Viveka! You deserve everyone of those stars 🙂 And thank you so much for the nomination. I am pretty bad myself…am sitting on several at the moment!

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