“They like me, they really like me!”

Yesterday morning, while checking me email, I was prompted to moderate my blog comment area and, upon doing so, experienced a ‘Sally Fields moment’. 😀  I was nominated for a 7 x 7 Link Award by fellow blogger Nissa Knows.  I’m all abuzz because, well, it’s pretty freaking cool to be thought of – yeah, it gets me right here (tapping the left side of my chest).

So before I fulfill the obligations of the nomination; I’d like to thank my nominator and my readers for being there with me through this (monumental – it gets tougher everyday) journey and keeping me from feeling so alone on this side of the pond!  Thank you!

Share seven things about yourself:

  • I REALLY love, respect, and am totally proud of my mom, my grandma, and my great-grandma because by the grace of God and their combined forces of will, they’ve pushed each generation forward.
  • I have this crazy notion that I can accomplish anything I really want to yet secretly worry that I’ll fail.
  • I hate that I talk a lot and have been trying to tame the compulsion by learning to listen.  (I’m still working on that one!)
  • I like to be liked by everyone but I’m learning to accept that it’s not really that important.
  • I try to live by the command “Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.”
  • Of all of the seven cardinal sins, my biggest struggle is with ‘wrath’.  (I’ve always had a temper that with daily prayer, I keep tightly – and exhaustingly – under control.)
  • I LOVE to joke around and laugh. 😀

Designate seven posts into the following categories:

Nominate seven sites:

These are the bloggers I read, which if you look closely enough, will outline 7 more things about myself.

  • Vintage Vandalizm – I just love fashion!
  • Gullingstorpgoatsblog – This blogger inspires me in my journey.
  • The Vienna Girl – Besides being a fantastic writer, I enjoy reading her take on Vienna.
  • Palm Trees & Bare Feet – While I may not always comment, this blogger’s questions of the day always make me think.
  • A Kingdom Princess – This blogger helps to keep me grounded and reminds me to center myself on Christ.
  • Mimie’s Microcosmos – This blogger is truly supportive, constantly keeping me abreast of activities, events, and articles in/about my new city and explaining all the confusing intricacies that go with learning the culture and language – thank’s Mimie!
  • Indulge – Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences – I really dig that I can feed my travel lust via this blogger (she’s been everywhere!) while I’m temporarily grounded.
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About A Bahamian In Austria

I am a Bahamian woman, married to an Austrian man, who's been freshly transplanted to Vienna. I started writing this blog when a dear friend insisted that I had to write down my experiences. At best it'll update my buddies on my crazy-going-ons and at least, it'll keep me from stalking them online (LOL). I hope you enjoy :D
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12 Responses to “They like me, they really like me!”

  1. mimie says:

    You are so sweet, thanks ! I love reading about your adventures and how you experience Austria! I am just happy to help, in this somethimes crazy country 🙂 Have a lovely weekend!

  2. because you are so loveable thanks for sharing your experiences wish I was there to experience them, but you make them sound so much fun and interesting. may god bless you and protect you in Austria

    • Ha ha, I figured out why my replies didn’t come through – my server is slower than my fingers, lol! (Failing to wait cancels the command). Many apologies for this late reply Donnalee and many thanks for being so kind. You’re more than welcome to visit at any time – perhaps you should collaborate with mom on a trip! Many blessings to you and yours as well!

  3. Congrats on being nominated and thank you so much for nominating me! 🙂

  4. Hej from Sweden!

    Wow how cool is this ?!?!?! So wonderful that you were nominated and I really a pleased that you thought of me , Another Wow!!!!!! Thanks for thinking that my little blog is worthy of such a nomination!!!!

    • Just noticed that my response to your congratulations and thanks weren’t here (must have forgotten to click ‘post comment’ in my rush); please don’t think I failed to be grateful or anything. Thanks for your kind words and you totally deserve to be nominated – I think your blog is really interesting!

  5. Thank you dear! Much love and success from NY! XOXOXOXOO

  6. MLC says:

    U go girl…I have been slunking in my reading but trust u are always in my thoughts….please continue keepin on and continue doing a fab job!

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