Tuesday, September 13, 2011

BBAW ~ community

Wendy dropped by yesterday to leave this comment:
Hey Bonnie...just wanted to let you know that I featured you and your blog today for BBAW :)
What?!?  On the first day of this event, bloggers were "encouraged to highlight a couple of bloggers that have made book blogging a unique experience for you."  Wendy wrote:
"There are many, many bloggers who inspire me, who have helped me through the years, who have made me laugh and cry, and who have become part of my life through the words they share. I thought and thought about this post and decided to go back to my archives and revisit who some of my first visitors here on Caribousmom. So, today I want to recognize two bloggers who have been reading and commenting on my blog from its inception and whose blogs I still read and enjoy today. They are individuals who motivate me with their creativity and zest for literature and everything in between."
Then she wrote about me and another blogger named Wendy at Musings of a Bookish Kitty.  Here's what she said about me, with links to some of my other blogs:
"Bonnie at Bonnie’s Books is a retired United Methodist pastor from Tennessee and someone who feels like a person I have known forever.  Bonnie has been leaving comments on my blog for a long, long time now; and I have been a subscriber to her blog for the same amount of time.  I also contribute to her very popular Banned Books Blog – a concept near and dear to my heart.  I think part of what drew me to Bonnie and her blog is her incredible energy.  She is one of those people who cares about our environment, wants to share her joy in the world, and likes to help other people to achieve their goals.   She is funny and often makes me laugh.  She is a people-person, likes to travel, and has a profile of her cat on her blog (my kind of woman!).   Her reviews are thoughtful.  Bonnie, I think, is a bit of an activist and teacher at heart – something to which I can totally relate.  Do you want to know more about Bonnie?  Check out this wonderful list.  I thoroughly enjoy Bonnie AND her blog…and if you haven’t stopped by to see what she is doing, you are missing out."
Here's the comment I left on her post:
Thanks, Wendy, for featuring my blog(s). Yours was one of the earliest blogs I ever read when I started blogging in January 2007, possibly because we both took part in the “Something About Me” reading challenge. Here’s the link to your post:
I read the first book on your list, and wrote about you when I reviewed that book (still in 2007).
I hope you and I both find a book or two to review on our Banned Books blog during Banned Books Week, which is from September 24 to October 1 this year.
I feel so very honored, Wendy.


Helen's Book Blog said...

That's one of the great things about this booking community, the friendships, the support, the books, and the fun!

Amy said...

Great post! I'm really enjoying BBAW. So enjoy your blog!

Wendy said...

Totally my pleasure, Bonnie!!! And all true :) *hugs*

Marg said...

A well deserved honour!