Bloggers, Here’s Looking at You

Ruth was so generous to honor me in this way and promote my concert. Thank you, Ruth!

Silver Screenings

Image: Warner Archive

We admire you, fellow bloggers.

You know the ups and down of the Blogging Life. Sometimes the ideas come so quickly you can’t keep up. Other times, writer’s block is so wedged-in you want to scream.

You write about film, food, travel, books, history, music, photography, fashion – to name a few – and you make it truly interesting. We’ve learned something from each of you.

Some of you have given us a bit of recognition over the past year, and today it’s our turn to recognize you.

Epicurean Award
10 Cents of Dates

For sharing fabulous recipes and humour,
and for dedicating the Best Jello Recipe Ever to us.

Community Service Award
What You Blog About?

For giving us a shout-out and encouraging their readers to visit us.
If you’re looking to connect with other bloggers, check this site first.

Film Advocacy Award
Pure Entertainment…

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