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One Lovely Blog Award

Pensive Thoughts passed this One Lovely Blog Award to Delineating Des today.

I want to thank Tetcha for such a lovely gesture.

The rules are:
1) Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his or her blog link.

A rule that makes one accept a nice award is amusing to me; something I don't find everyday. I follow it without issues :-)

2) Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you’ve newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

Thank God blogsville is filled with many lovely blogs, this is not difficult at all :-)

The online world is so much lovelier because of these lovely blogs. I am honored to pass the award to them:


KARELTJE en ikke!!!

Her and History

The Main Ingredient

Rose's Obstacles and Glories

Kero's Celebration


Anya said…
Yeahhhhhhh ........
Thank you, Hazel:)
The lovely blog award
is an honor .......
We are very happy :)
I have it already but
that is just great,
a sign that they like our blog.........LOL
Hazel, thank you very much for the "Lovely blog" award.. I appreciate your thinking of me!

I'll get it officially accepted later today (I hope).. I still struggle w/time management and blogging...

thanks again!
Genejosh said…
thanks sis! post it as soon as I have time...Thanks for the greetings!
Cathy said…
Hazel, thank you so much for the lovely award and your sweet words. I love that award, and have received it before. I will add your name to it. I think I have it posted on my blog now.

Ebie said…
Hi Hazel, thank you for this award. I have been bestowed with this award twice, but I can update and add your link. Hehehe, pwede ra pud Ate.... Next week or maybe within this week, I will post about Ghost Town, what used to be a booming mining town, became deserted and is now a Historic Park.
Genejosh said…
Hope you don't mind if I got a TAG for you. Please free to grab it in your free time.
godsown said…
You surprised me today Hazel..
Thanks for the award and compliment.I love you enjoyed your visit..Be welcome anytime
I will display this award and gave it further..
Kero said…
Hi Hazel! I am thrilled to receive something very special from you. I posted my award here

Hope we can exchange links. Let me know. Thank you!!
leslie said…
hi des! thanks for the award. i'm quite new to blogging and this is the very first award i received. means a lot to me.
Got to Believe said…
naku, i called you des.. (bec of the bog name). hazel pala. thanks again. =)
Tetcha said…
Thanks for doing this post. Have a great day!
Hootin' Anni said…
Hazel, you're a dear dear blog friend!!

Thank you so much. I will post this lovely award with my made my day!!!
godsown said…
Hi Hazel

I post about the award you gave me here
Have a blessed weekend

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