Wednesday, April 08, 2009

No, seriously, I WAS in Reno...

and while I was there, I ran downtown to check out what all this "biggest little city" hubbub is all about.

Yes, I actually RAN downtown from the hotel - a short four mile round trip run. Who does that? Who goes to Reno and jogs?!

Bonus: on the way back to the hotel I noticed that I had been gradually running up hill those first two miles. No wonder my pace was so slooooow (or at least that's what I'm blaming it on).

Anyway, the real reason for this post is to accept and give out an award...

Aerin, over at In Search of Giants, honored me with the I Love Your Blog award - totally cool!


1) Add the logo of the award to your blog
2) Add a link to the person who awarded it to you
3) Nominate at least 7 other blogs
4) Add links to those blogs on your blog
5) Leave a message for your nominees on their blogs!

I wanted to nominate my favorite blogging poets for this award because April is National Poetry Month. But then after doing a little research, I realized that many of you have already earned this award (or have currently been nominated by a fellow blogger for this award).

Oh, well - I guess you will just have to consider your blog *double* loved if you already have this award: pjd , Karen, Catvibe, Sarah , Faith, Julie, and Lorenzo.

12 comments:

Christine Gram said...

I once visited friends in Reno. The most profound thing I saw was their yellow pages. One book for THE WHOLE STATE.

Karen said...

Runner Extraordinaire - I thank you for the award! I'll be back after work to pick it up. (Meanwhile, when you get a chance, come by and see my Keats take. It was much prettier as a Word file, but at least Blogger allowed me to post it in a semblance of the original.)

Aniket said...

I see we share quite a few common nominees... :-D

Congratulations Jana... keep running! :-D

Melissa said...

Hey Jana!

Wish I would have known you were coming- I live in Reno now! Of course I think I was in Atlanta while you were here. Anyway...found your blog through Katie Z and have been "lurking" for awhile =-) Hope you're well- my best to your fam!

Melissa Wade

bluesugarpoet said...

Christine - lol, I thought Reno would be a bigger city. They weren't lying when they say it is a "little city." (ps - so glad that you and yours were safe from the earthquake damage in Italy!)

Karen - :) You were a popular choice for the award... :)

Aniket - lol, I noticed the same; great minds think alike! Congrats to u too. :)

Melissa!!! Now that I know you are only a hop, skip, and roll of the dice away, we will definitely have to connect! :) Thanks for dropping by. :)

Catvibe said...

Thank you so much! I will have to get to posting these very soon. You deserve this award very much. Reno is kind of pretty with the mountains all around, isn't it?

LORENZO said...

You are very kind and I appreciate the award! Have a great weekend and enjoy the spring time even though the blossoms are beginning to rot.All the best- LL

Sarah Hina said...

Jana, thank you so much for this award! I'm embarrassed because I've never even made it to your blog before. I'm so sorry about that!

I am definitely looking forward to coming back, though. :)

I was a big runner in high school, btw. But I don't think I ever called a four mile run "short." :P Anyway, I'm glad you made it to Reno. I went there a long time ago...

bluesugarpoet said...

Cat - you are so welcome! Yes, the mountains surrounding the city is a beautiful sight. Reminds me of Bend, Oregon...

Lorenzo - you are welcome! Thanks for dropping by and you have a great weekend too. :)

Sarah - you are welcome! Glad you stopped by. A runner in high school, eh? The funny thing is that I ran in h.s. but only for fun. Only a year ago did I think two miles was a long run, lol. Thanks to irongirl, I've had a massive paradigm shift...

Julie said...

Hello and thanks so much. It's so nice to meet you. Feel free to lurk anytime! I'm having a great time lurking around your blog:) I'll get you linked up. You've got some beautiful work going on here. I'm very pleased to see it all. Thank you again!

pjd said...

It's been a long time since I've been here. Sorry to be so absent.

You are sweet for honoring me with this award. I feel so... oh, I don't know. Fridayish, I guess. As in, I feel like I should be glib and witty, but I already wasted all my creative energy on actual work.

verification word: exerhoSee? I can't even muster enough wit for a comeback to this excellent straight line.

bluesugarpoet said...

oh, peter, you know i love ya whether you are here every day or not. Plus, there was that whole visit to Europe thing that distracted you.

Exer-ho, see? A girl that cheats on her exercise routine. I guess I deserve that with the pulled ham string and all.

pjd, you slay me!