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Thursday, March 28, 2013


The Sunshine Award is a lovely sunny flower that bloggers give to other “bloggers who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.”

The other day Kath Marsh, who writes the Letters from Earth blog, bestowed a Sunshine Award on Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers. Thanks so much, Kath!

As with most awards, the Sunshine Award comes with a few simple rules:

(1) Thank the person who gave you the award in your blog post.
(2) Do the Q&A below
(3) Pass on the award to 10-12 deserving and inspiring bloggers, inform them and link to their blogs.

Here are my answers to the questions:

Favorite Color: Black (a pear-shaped, middle-aged girl’s best friend)

Favorite Animal: Ralph, the Shakespeare quoting parrot

Favorite Number: Seventeen. Don’t ask me why. For some reason seventeen always comes to mind first, like when I’m juggling seventeen things at once, which I do constantly.

Favorite Non-alcoholic Drink: Coffee, coffee, and more coffee. Did I mention coffee?

Facebook or Twitter: Who has time for either? I certainly don’t. Thanks to a certain sadistic author, I’m too busy trying to dig my way out of the debt-ridden back-story she created for me.

Your Passion: Finding ways to get out of the messes that sadistic author writes me into. (Think Lois will kill me when she reads this? No way! She’d have to come up with a brand new series.)

Giving or Getting Presents: Giving. Shopping for others is so much more fun than shopping for myself. At least it used to be, back before author Lois Winston yanked me out of my comfortable middle-class life.

Favorite Day: The day I win the lottery, which, unfortunately, hasn’t occurred yet. :-(

Favorite Flowers: All except lilacs which I’m deathly allergic to.

Finally, these are the 10 fantastic bloggers I'm tagging for this award. Check them out:


Dru said...

Thanks for the award.

Liz said...

Congratulations! Your blog is fun and educational.


Dru, you deserve it for your wonderful support of mystery authors.

Thanks, Liz! So glad you enjoy the blog.

www.raynegolay.com said...

Congratulations. That's pretty neat.


Thanks, Rayne!

MiaMarlowe said...

I always enjoy your blog!


Thanks, Mia!

Jill Archer said...

Hi Lois, thanks for including my blog in this list. I enjoyed reading Anastasia's answers. Hope you're doing well!

Lois Winston said...

You're welcome, Jill. Glad you enjoyed Anastasia's answers.