copper-sunWow!  I never saw this one coming.  An award, not for writing but for reading.  How cool is that?

This week equestrian Dorothy Chiotti, writer of Musings of a Horse Mom, nominated me for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award.  This award recognized those WordPress bloggers who take the time to visit other’s blogs and lend support and/or encouragement through liking or commenting on posts.  Gosh, and I thought I was just having fun!

Dorothy and I have been playing together in various ways for several months now, and I value her as the multi-talented artist she is.  Her skill encompasses not only writing but photography, with much of it springing from her love of her own dear horses and the equestrian life.  Her blog at is well worth a visit.

Now with this nomination, I am entrusted with passing the award on to 14 more nominees. (Fourteen was considered by the ancients as the number of the scribe and is now often referred to as the media number.  How apt!)  What a challenge—and what a gift.  The diversity of my readers at Numbers At Play leaped out to me anew as I perused all past likes and comments.  Plus, I revisited several sites I have not for a while, reminding me of what I was missing.  As I keep saying here, we each come with a unique blueprint designed to guide us through life.  The eclectic band of readers who visit me here highlights that fact to me weekly.  I am thrilled to share in so many wonderful “worlds” as you share in mine.

And with that, here are my nominees for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award.  If the links don’t work, please copy and paste them into your browser. (Nominees, please read the rules below.):  (enriching, synoptic astrology updates)  (“eargasms” offered by self-taught composer James Revels III, delivering messages of unconditional love)  (a woman’s guide, supporting them on their journey to an extraordinary life)  (musings on the middle of life, always sparkling with humor)  (insightful posts from a martial arts instructor choosing a natural approach to living with Parkinson’s Disease as he shares valuable and heartwarming encouragement for us all to make a difference)  (where Anna offers real and life recipes for living with cancer)  (where Tom, with a huge passion for children and Africa, seeks to bring a smile while inspiring you any way he can)  (offering views of finding God in ways you may never have considered, or as he puts it, What-Why-How To: God)  (where Snehal Sahay invites you through her poetic genius to “be a part of my paradox” as she strives to love all)  (where Taylor Oceans encourages you to learn from your mistakes while playing your hand right in life)  (where Hollis Plample draws daily comics “inspired by a lot of public eavesdropping and pilfering from the quirks of friends and enemies”)  (an awe-inspiring blog written with love and humor by a mom that demonstrates how love need have no boundaries and all are worthy beyond measure)  (where a young woman invites you to “The War in My Brain” as she lives daily with OCD, obsessive-compulsive disorder)  (where Tony Burkinshaw invites you to explore a hypnotic, though remotely understood, career path that includes cognitive hypnotherapy and financial planning)


1. The Nominee of the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award shall display the logo on his/her blog.

2. The Nominee shall nominate 14 readers they appreciate over a period of 7 days, all at once or little by little.

3. The Nominee shall name his/her Wonderful Team Member Readership Award nominees on a post or on posts during 7 days.

And since a wasp just stung me on the wrist (ouch!), I will cut this post short.  Know you are greatly appreciated and I am honored with each of your visits to my blog or website.  Till soon…