The Kreativ Blogger Award

Thank you, Lisa, at for honoring me with this award! She’s a real sweetheart and worth a visit and follow.
But to be “accept” this award, I must get up on a cyberstage and talk about myself. Seven points! 

BIGGEST #1: Coffee makes me utterly happy. Really. In fact, the best discovery I’ve made all week is that there’s a Starbucks that has opened up at my local Target!

2: I love my time alone. I sigh a deep one once the kids are off to school. Though I do watch them walking away from me, the way a breeze can whip up their hair, and for a moment I do miss them.

3: I’m horribly impatient. I’m known for slamming doors. Probably why my boys slam doors.

4: I’m a published author. Yes! Two novels, one a New York Times Notable Book of the year, page 9 New York Times Book Review Section in 1992. These details I remember. My second novel followed soon afterwards and I think you can get it for two bucks now on Amazon.

5: I was a professor of creative writing for some years, before anyone was sucking at my now withered breasts (I meant my babies….) Before I changed out of my now outdated professorial blazers into slippers.

6: When I birthed my babies, I no longer remembered being a writer. So I became a weaver instead. Now that my children are in school and I’m able to think again, I’m remembering that I once was a writer. And possible still am one.

7: I can miss terribly, feeling professorial. But my children are my most ambitious and most beautiful creative endeavors. I devour every moment and regret nothing.

And to pay it forward, I have a special seven all of whom I keep wanting to revisit. If I could, I would knock on their doors and invite myself in for coffee (please, no herbal tea). These are creative, good, kind people and you might enjoy their company as well:

The Steady Hand
Natalie Whipple

Crazy Life of a Writing Mom
The World of my Imagination
A River Runs Through it
My Unpublished life
The Medicare Mom

About Sandra

Author;editor of The Woven Tale Press at; mother; weaver
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7 Responses to The Kreativ Blogger Award

  1. I LOVE #6–I can completely relate 😉

    Thanks for the wonderful award.

  2. Thanks for linking this up at my little blog hop – loved your seven facts. I giggles and got a little choked up too – although I’m notoriously emotional 🙂 X

    PS: Once a writer, always a writer. Consider joining Row80 – (unless you already have and I’m unaware of this fact) – its a great motivational writers group who do Rounds of Writing for 80 days throughout the year. Two post a week count as update on your chosen gaols. (no I don’t work for them – I just did my first round and I’m about to begin my second tomorrow – love the community) are my goals (for an idea) and links you’ll need to follow to link up your blog (oh, and you’ll get people to find your blog too!)

    Okay – enough of all that. Happy writing 🙂

  3. unikorna says:

    Congrats on the award you have a very colorful blog :).

  4. 7 things about me?
    1. 8 kids and I can’t cook. It’s genetic. Mother can’t either, course she’s nearly 92.
    2. I can make something out of nothing, most of the time.
    3. My last two children don’t know I write.
    4. I write in my head when I drive which is why I have followed more than one stranger to his drive-way.
    5. I suffer from chronic hoof in mouth disease.
    6. I Looooove Mickey D’s mocha frappe.
    7. I visit Wal-Mart daily.
    8. I decorate for Christmas in early Oct.
    Jody, The Medicare Mom

  5. Hi Sandra,

    I can’t remember if I already thanked you for this … but thank you so much for the award! What an honour:) -if this is a repeat, I apologise profusely!)

    I will hopefully blog about it today!

    It’s so nice to learn more about you, and you would be so welcome to pop in for a coffee any time! (I don’t serve tea … )

  6. Thank you for the award!! I’m finally writing up my post about it now. 🙂 and you are welcome for coffee any time!!

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