Okay, I made that up. It’s not even a very funny dentistry joke because, as I learned today, plaque is the soft stuff that regular brushing and flossing can remove, while tartar is the same stuff after it’s hardened. Prize-type plaques should be solid and hard to chip, like dental tartar, not gross and gooey, like dental plaque.
But never mind that. What I did receive was this, from Dennis the Vizsla:
Dennis passed this award along to eight other bloggers besides me. Three of those recipients are also members of my blogroll. If I were to subtract them and Dennis, there would be twelve blogs left on my roll. Of those twelve, four blogs are currently dormant. That leaves eight blogs.
So, shoot, never mind the formalities: I’m passing on my award to TOUT LE GANG ! Everybody!
And if that sounds a bit flippant, please look at it this way:
I read slowly. I subvocalize. So if I’m going to put that much time and effort into any reading material, it’s got to be good. It has to be well written, carefully edited, deep, observant, informative, funny, warm, sweet — not all of those things together, maybe, but at least two or three of them.
- I won’t read most popular novels because they’re not well written. I like your blogs better than Stephen King.
- I won’t read the business section of the paper because it’s so cold. I like your blogs better than Dilbert.
- I won’t read most magazines because they’re so vapid. I like your blogs better than Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, or the Vegetarian Times.
So please, blogfriends, if your blog is not already decorated with one of these happy little I-Love-Your-Blog awards, be my guests.
And now I’m off to read my Elections Canada workbook on how to be a poll clerk. Wish me luck.