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Blogger Recognition Award

 

Curtis of Iridiumeye has nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award.  His tag line is

“Reviewing the best movies and series you’ve never heard of.” “

In making the nomination, Curtis wrote;

“No, I’m not talking about the Warrior Princess. I’m talking about the owner of We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident. She’s been amazing these past few years and has been encouraging to me even when I would be open about some of my moments where I felt bad. Xena makes posts about current events, some autobiographical posts, political situations, and does multiple posts upholding anti-racism.”

This is a humbling honor.  This past year I’ve not been very active blogging, so knowing that encouraging a fellow blogger makes me “amazing” is more than an uplift.

Here are the Rules;

Say thanks to who nominated you and leave a link back to that person’s blog.

Thanks again, Curtis. You’ve put lots of time into your blog and deserve Blogger Recognition.

Give the story or history of your blog

It began in August 2012 as a place to put information and discuss the George Zimmerman trial, and in support for justice for Trayvon Martin.  Coming to the internet and being involved in following that case woke me up to a world of racial hatred and inequalities.  After the trial, I began reporting on cases involving police shootings and killings, and any trials resulting.  Along the way, I also posted music and messages for encouragement.  My blog turned out to be one that contains my various interests, including some movie reviews.  Beginning toward the end of 2018 I began blogging about cancer. I also reblog posts that might be of interest to my blog followers. Read the rest of this entry

Blogging Chums Award

Suziland has nominated We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident/blackbutterfly7 for the Blogging Chums Award.  Thanks so much!   This means so much to me because I’ve not been able to get around to all the blogs I follow, much less participate in a manner that I used to and enjoyed.  It is inspiring to know that I’m still considered a blogging chum.

The “logo” for this award was created by Robert’s blogging chum Dressing To Impress  and the award was named by beams19 of Crave the Unknown. Robert created the “rules”.

The Blogging Chums Award is given to particularly brilliant bloggers who are really providing something special to the community, either through their writing or the way they engage with other people: they’re just brilliant!  Read the rest of this entry

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