The Reader Appreciation Award – Just Made My Day!

[The following was written last night, actually yesterday early morning. In the end, I was so unhappy with it that I couldn’t bring myself to publish it. But these are thoughts I want to put across…so, here goes!]ย 

So, I’ve been staring at this empty space for quite a while, now. And I thought I should be writing something… It’s 1:00am. I’m not sleepy. But my little sister (who loves staying up with me) is already dozing off near me. I tried keeping her busy by giving her some ย funny stuff to watch but that doesn’t seem to be working.

I guess I should just blog and be done with this, so that Ann and I can go sleep. ๐Ÿ™‚ When I wrote the post about how I was feeling down, I mentioned a blog that had inspired me to write it out – hastywords. I was catching up on her posts, today. And I found another post that I could relate to so amazingly – My Heart The Traitor. Basically, it’s about how she discovered the source to her negativity and the way to destroy it. Beautiful post. And there were so many parts in it which touched me beyond words!

I loved her thought about positivity being all around us, how looking up at the stars and the miracles all around us can give us a sense of it. ‘From darkness…there is light.’ So so so true! It’s something I believe in but when it turns dark, I forget to remember that I’ll find light at the other end.

Anyway, I think I’m getting there…finally seeing light. Trying to break through the layer of darkness and see beyond, into the enlivening light.ย And go sailing in a small boat on the vast ocean…

Photography by Martin Vincent

I think I should get to sleep…or I’ll sleep-blog! ๐Ÿ˜› By the way, it’s just past 2am and Ann’s already gone off to bed.ย [ Luckily, I stopped right here, or you would have had to read some of the nonsense I write when I’m on the verge of sleeping off!]ย 

A new day. And guess what? When I logged in to my WP account, I was in for a wonderful surprise. It just made my day! ๐Ÿ™‚ Matt (aka theotherwatson) at Wanton Creationย nominated me for the Reader Appreciation Award!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t tell you how happy I was. Even though I know you love me so much, these awards are like an awesome extra-bit of appreciation! And it always feels great! But the best part, for me, is that these awards seem to come right when I need them. As in, when I’m going through a low-time or having writer’s block, I get nominated for an award and it completely changes my mood! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so so so much, Matt. You have no idea how happy I’m! ๐Ÿ™‚

Like with every other award, this one comes with some rules. Apart from ย linking back to the person who nominated me (check), including the image (check) and nominating 6 other bloggers, I’m supposed to say something about what I’ve been upto.

Well, I had been experiencing a down-time. But now, I’m almost out of it. I’ve been watching some movies, listening to a lot of music, reading some really lovely blogs, talking to and spending time with Ann and basically, just making most of my time here at the heaven I call ‘home’! Yesterday, Ann and I did some crazy stuff together. And yeah, I made her stay up while I was writing a post that I didn’t even publish! ๐Ÿ˜€ So, that’s what I’ve been upto!

Now, to pass on the award… Well, there are so many bloggers I like. And I’m going to choose 6 bloggers whom I haven’t nominated before. So, here goes:

emotional saladย – Love her thoughts! ๐Ÿ™‚

Live, Learn, Matureย – My awesome blog-friend ๐Ÿ™‚

kkeillyย – I stumbled upon her blog one day. And it was love at first sight!

hastywords – She’s sort of an emotionalย soul-mate, as you might have understood by now!

Personal Concernsย – Because I love the thought-provoking stuff he writes!

PIECESย – Love his poems! ๐Ÿ™‚

Check out their blogs, I’m sure you’ll find them super-awesome!

Love y’all! ๐Ÿ™‚

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15 thoughts on “The Reader Appreciation Award – Just Made My Day!

  1. Well congratulations Roshni! You most certainly deserve this award. Keep writing and let’s get that writer’s block out of your life permanently.

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