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# Thursday, September 18, 2008
I *Heart* Awards!
Posted by Diane

A great big thank-you to Renee Zamora over at Renee’s Genealogy Blog, who honored us with the I Heart Your Blog award!

Now it’s my turn to nominate seven—only seven!—blogs I heart. (I tried to avoid any repeats.) Here are my picks:

Geneablogie
I’ll forgive lawyer Craig Manson for coming up with this blog title before we could. He offers thoughtful takes on topics you don’t see covered many other places.

The Genealogue
I love me some irreverent genealogy humor. Chris Dunham probably spent half his grade school career writing on the blackboard (I’m half afraid of what he’ll say about getting an I Heart Your Blog award.)

Granite in My Blood
I can definitely appreciate someone who appreciates a cemetery. Midge Frazel (who’s related to none other than Isaac Denison) posts a potpourri of intriguing gravestone photos, family photos and research updates.

Library of Congress Today in History Blog
The library's director of communications Matt Raymond researches  blog-worthy historical events and then tells us about them . . . not a job I'd love at all.

Photo Detective
Besides writing our Photo Detective blog, Maureen A. Taylor keeps a photo news and research blog on her own site. It’s the first place I heard of a photosynth.

The Practical Archivist
Archivist Sally Jacobs has sound photo-preservation advice with titles like “The Chemical Sandwich of Doom.” And I couldn’t not like her blog description.

Q&Q Blog
I’m a writer, and Brian Klems of our sister magazine Writer’s Digest eloquently answers writers’ questions.

Here are the rules for award recipients:
1. Can put the logo on his/her blog
2. Must link to the person who gave the award
3. Must nominate seven other blogs and link to them
4. Must leave a comment on each of the nominated blogs

Genealogy fun | Genealogy Web Sites
Thursday, September 18, 2008 12:56:07 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)  #  Comments [4]
Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:38:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Thank you Diane for the "Heart" award. Next time you need an article for Family Tree Magazine about gravestones let me know. Thanks for putting me in the same list with "rock-star" Maureen Taylor and for putting my book on the Genealogy for Kids list. Wow..this made my day.
Thursday, September 18, 2008 5:31:50 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
What an honor, Diane! Thank you for thr mention with such august company!
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 12:43:25 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Congratulations! You are a winner!

The great and wonderful Wizard of Oz has just awarded you your heart's desire! No... Wait... There's a man behind the curtain...

Fudge! It's just the Ancestry Insider giving you an "I *Heart* Your Blog" award. He's a nobody, but he does read your blog, pert' near everyday, and published a link to it in his latest article.

But at least you get to display a cute graphic on your website and drive traffic to the Ancestry Insider's website by linking the award to him. And if you act now, the Ancestry Insider will throw in seven years of bad luck repellent! Simply forward this chain-letter award on to seven more bloggers. Otherwise all your readers will lose your address, forget you ever existed and park in your parking place at work. For complete contest rules, visit http://ancestryinsider.blogspot.com/2008/09/i-heart-your-blog-award.html

With all my *heart*,

-- The Ancestry Insider
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 8:35:52 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Aww, shucks.
Diane
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