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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

It's only because I'm cute and fabulous (or my blog is)

Hello ScoFans!

I have been sitting on two awards for awhile. One for a month, one for about two weeks. I know, I'm wonderful, and I'm so over awards *yawn* (just joking, awards are great, they make me feel loved)

One is for being fabulous, the other for being cute. So I ask you this my pets, which would you rather be? Fabulous, or cute? Well, luckily for you, you don't get to decide. I do. So here we go...

Award #1 - Fabulous!

I received this award from Thrice of "From the STUPIDEST corner of my mind..." a month ago. Yes, I've been keeping it to myself ever since. Selfishly clinging to it in a desperate attempt to feel important. To spice things up a bit (nothing is ever for free) recipients are supposed to list 5 addictions, so here we go (I doubt there'll be many surprises here)

* The music of Maynard James Keenan. Whether it be Tool, A Perfect Circle or Puscifer, the man is talented and his music always makes me happy. The lyrics especially are a work of genius.

* My niece AJ's smile. Whenever she's around I work so hard to make her smile or laugh. A story from last time I saw her, I was piggybacking her around my parents back yard but, because my weight is still slowly disappearing, my pants were very loose and falling down (they don't have belt loops) I emptied my pockets on top of a cabinet just out of her reach and went and got one of her balls. She wasn't interested in that, she was standing by the cabinet pointing to the things I had left there.

So I picked her up where she could reach them. First my phone. She grabbed it from the cabinet, I put her down and she gave it back to me. Then my keys, same thing, she grabbed them and gave them back to me. Lastly my wallet.. although she wasn't giving that one back. She is smart, and she kept it.

* Reading. I love to read. It's interesting to journey through the different worlds as the words escape the page and enter my mind.

* The Essendon Football Club. Sure, I know most of you are probably thinking "Of course, a guy and sports." Well it's a tad different for me. For a long time I didn't care about sport. I think I mentioned in a previous post I stopped playing sport at a young age and I really didn't care about it, instead deciding to do well in my education. Dad stopped talking to me for years after I stopped playing sport.

But, it's because I've allowed to become interested in sport again and because Dad and I happen to support the same team and started going to games together that we were able to reconnect. If we didn't have that, we probably still wouldn't be talking.

* Dexter. You all knew it was coming. The TV show, the books, the man, I just can't get enough. I know some people don't get it and only see the "capital punishment" (which it totally isn't.. capital punishment requires the criminal to be convicted of an offence, Dexter kills people who managed to slip through the holes of the legal system and makes sure they get the punishment they're due) side of the show. Well, if they were willing to look a little deeper, they might see something they enjoy.

Now it's time to give this award to five other fabulous bloggers.

Badriyyah- Life through my eyes...
OmegaRadium- Differential Diagnosis
ChinkyGirLMeL- ChinkyMel's Corner
Kathy B! - the world according to me
Hillbilly Duhn- Hillbilly Duhn's Times & Tribulations

Missed out that time? Maybe you'll have more luck with...

Award #2 - Cute!

ChinkyGirLMel of ChinkyMel's corner gave me this award about two weeks ago due to my new super duper know you wish you had one just like it layout. This time the catch is.. wait.. there.. doesn't appear to be any catch?

So, I guess I'll just pass this one to five bloggers who either have an awesome layout (not quite as awesome as my own of course, that would be quite impossible) or an awesome banner (again, not as good as my own, but good nonetheless[and no I'm not letting these awards go to my head]) or post in a cute manner. So the five recipients of this award are...

D* - I'm having a moment...
Krystal- Friends with Benefits
Patti Ann- I love this city always
Alafolie- Story of O
yourstruly100- Everyday is a little life!!!

Some of you could have won both awards. Some who didn't get an award I left off because I've given them awards before and wanted to mix this up a little bit.

So congratulations to all of those who won awards, and to those who didn't, keep blogging away and you never know your luck in the bloggosphere.

Wake up son o' mine
Momma got somethin' to tell you
Cchanges come
Life will have its way
With your pride, son
Take it like a man
Puscifer- Momma Sed


  1. yeah!! CUTE award! Hurray!! Thank-you!! Well, I am just back from my MBA interview. Need to squeeze in some time to do more updating.

    Nice to know you are doing great! Hopefully I will be posting soon. :|

  2. You think I'm fabulous? (Insert big cheezy grin here!!)

    Thank you ScoMan. Now, I totally feel special...Five addictions huh...hmmm. I'll have to think about this one.

  3. Congrats on the awards. It is well deserved. And thank you for awarding me, it makes me feel Fabulous! hehehehe...

  4. ooo why thankyou!
    p.s. i'm not going to lie, it might have taken a good part of the day to work on clearing the reader. that was ridiculous!

  5. awww... thanks! you're fabulous!

  6. You think I'm fabulous?! That rocks! I have to warn you, though, that I too am an award hoarder!

    Thanks for thinking of me! Although I'm suspicious that I might not have fared so well if not for my fornicating cows : )

  7. yourstruly100- Cuteness must run in our bloggy family.

    Hillbilly Duhn- Of course you're fabulous. Your learning me good.

    ChinkyGirLMeL- Thanks. And congrats to you as well.

    Krystal- You're welcome!

    Badriyyah- I know I am. And so are you.

    Stephanie- You were considered. You're like a.. "runner up"..

    Kathy B!- If anything pushed you over the line, it's the fact you do an impression of the Monopoly guy.

  8. Hi cute biatch (that's your new nickname) thanks for not re-granting me that award...that was bitchy of you :P
    Your addictions are awesome Scon! Especially Ali's (yeah, that's her new nick):D
    Congrats on your awards!

  9. Nilla- I like the new nickname. I find it captures both my cuteness and my biatchness perfectly.


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