I can’t believe I Won the bpshielsy award! I knew i’d win best garbage digger last night, as I got neck deep in a dumpster reaching for a single bite of cheeseburger, then I feel in! That of course, we all expected, heckfire were routing for, but this is special! In the words of Mark Twain, the reports of my death were exaggerated get ms out of this coffin! Then a few coughs and the obligatory dog barking he and myself are so famous for, there’s that! When I look back on my life, garbage is food champion, cliff falling into dirt mound runner up, head slapped by seagull 3rd and 4th finisher recipient, and thrown out of beach volleyball championship honorable notice are up there, but this tops the boobala, or all for the lay people! I know I’m prone to stupidodity can’t he’p, but these days I must have left the braincell alone, because I’ve spelled my name correctly 4 times this week, and no I’m not going to push my luck right now and go for 5! Let’s forgot that hassle you call me Sasmerazz for now! When I was 7 I watched a grown man steal an old woman’s fried bread, that was a great day, but none finer than today! Thank you http://thesecretkeeper.net for certainly curing me of my smell a shirt to see if it’s clean ways, now I try poking it thanks! I’m just kidding, thank you for this great award, I am truly honored! In life challenges define us all! Not that we were given them, but that we overcame and helped understand them! In a lot of ways, the challenges I’ve been given have been hard, and a lot of times hopeless, but thankfully shaped me into a good person! It’s not a good day until somebody’s smiling! Live that and you’ll love it! I would be remiss if I didn’t mention my incredibly inspiring and encouraging readers, as my days our measured thru them! It always takes more than self approval to say that something is good! Thank you to each and all who’ve read my blog and commented, as well as those that complimented my new cover, thank you so much!
Here are the rules for accepting this award!
1. You must post the rules.
2. Answer the questions the tagged set for you in their post.
3. Create eleven new questions to ask the people you’ve tagged.
4. Tag eleven people and link them to your post.
5. Let them know they’ve been tagged!
Now this is the 9th award i’ve won and 8th I could accept! I thank you all for giving me these great honors!
Here are the questions,
1. What movie character do you relate to the most and why?
I would say Sebastian from the Neverending story, because he is always getting bullied and then has to escape into a dream world provided by books. I lived this which is why I relate to it! I had a different bully every year I was in school except my senior year in high school! Bullies ruin the world as far as I can tell, but I loved the books I read
2. What was my favorite TV show?
I loved The Lost City of gold, as I grew up relatively poor and just the idea there was a city of gold out there for me was thrilling! I ran home from the arcade each day to watch it, and it never disappointed to show some new friggin! things made o’ gold! Really, a gold plane? Do you know how heavy that would be? What was it’s only stop, fantasyland?! Get real!
3. Why did you start a blog on WordPress and what is the meaning behind your URL?
I needed an outlet that was more than a few lines, to share my life and my ideas! For all my life I just keep it to myself, and eventually that caused me to have physical pain in my hands and knees! You gotta let it go is my opinion, and here I was able to! I also love writing and connecting with new people. And on WordPress I’ve met so many incredible, warm, inspiring people it’s been incredible! Just to have the support of my readers has made everything worthwhile and brought me great joy and I thank them. You never know who you’ll meet, but it’s always a great feeling! I chose the URL Lightningpen because of my chicken catching finger! Just try and escape chickenkind, I got breakfast on me mind! No it’s because of the speed I write and the feeling that gives me! To write with total abandon is the only way to find your true self as a writer without the artifice!
4. If you could be one animal what would it be and why?
Obviously the Stud penguin, because of his 2 heads, leather jacket instead of skin coat, and his timeliness with an embarrassing story! Actually a loved cat, because your life would just be joy!
5. Do you prefer ponds, lakes, or oceans?
Lakes, because on a calm day there’s a stillness and honesty to the water I always found captivating! Then there’s days when a thunder storm would hit, and the lake would ebb and flow as if it was angry! Lakes, they hide an endless secret!
6. If you had one day to live and you could only spend it with one person who would it be, and what would you do?
I’d spend it with my deceased brother Paul, because I’ve only met him in photographs, but there was a look in his eye I see in the mirror everyday that tells it all! I’d like to spend it sitting on a couch facing out over a lake and just talk to him. I’d just like to know who he was.
7. What is your favorite album ever released? Beatles, Magical Mystery Tour it just has at it’s core an untamed originality! Sgt.Peppers was an answer to what the Beach Boys were doing, which meant they were building on someone else’s original idea. Magical mystery tour was just them, and I like that!
8. Would you prefer to have no legs, or no arms?
I need my arms more than anything or I couldn’t write, so there’s no question what I’d choose! I am a writer or I’m nothing at all!
9. What would you rather have 110 degree weather or below zero temperatures?
I’d rather have the heat, because I can turn on the air-conditioning and feel the perfect temperature! It’s more conducive to writing, the cold temps cab ruin creativity!
10. What is your favorite piece of artwork, and who created it?
It is the painting Chop Suey by Edward Hopper! I love this painting, because everyone thinks the sign outside the restaurant reads chop Suey, but I thinks it’s what the women were eating. And judging by how nervous they are and shabbily dressed, I think it implies poor women in an upscale restaurant for the first time. Feeling the pressure of class for the first time as well.
11. If you could create a type of jellybean, what would be the flavor?
Here are the winners!
That’s everyone, enjoy your new award!