The Spirit Animal Blog Award



I was delighted to receive a nomination from Tadhg for The Spirit Animal Blog Award.  Thank you very much, Tadhg for thinking of me; I am deeply honored by your consideration.  If any of you have not seen his blog, please visit it, and discover a witty, artistic, and poetic young man.

The Rules of the Award:

1.) Thank the blogger who nominated you, and link back to that page.

2.) Post the award picture on your blog.

3.) Write a short paragraph about yourself and what your blog means to you.

4.) If you could be any animal, what would you be?

5.) Pick and notify ten nominees.

A Little About Me And What My Blog Means To Me:

I am a writer who has come to writing later in life and a college teacher for several decades. I am committed to an exploration of life and ideas. Reading has always been a crucial part of who I am, and I am blessed with being able to share that love of books in both my classes and now through my blog.  I hope to be able to share the work that I am producing through my novel writing and to connect with others who are exploring and discussing their ideas.  I feel very lucky to have made contact with so many wonderful people through this blog.

If I Were A Spirit Animal, I Would Be:

a wolf. I had to think very hard about this choice, because I have a deep affinity with several animals, but the wolf is loyal, brave, and adventurous. I realize many are afraid of these animals, but wolves do get a bad reputation from various horror movies, including some I have enjoyed and reviewed.  The true nature of the wolf, however, is strong and admirable, so I am always moved when I see photos of these beautiful animals; therefore, I hope I would be a spirit wolf.


My Nominees:

Zachary Paul Chopchinski

Michelle Saul

Kelly Miles

Mitch Teemley

Stehanae V. McCoy



C.M. Blackwood

Windmills of My Mind

Amy Reese

Once again, thank you very much to Tadhg


42 thoughts on “The Spirit Animal Blog Award

  1. Thanks. Nice to get insights here. I would be conflicted between choosing the Wolf or the raven. I see someone mentioned the Turtle – if you haven’t read it Russell Hoban’s Turtle Diary is a great book with immense mythological power. Very much enjoying my visits here. Regards Thom.

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