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My Dear Friend,

John of http://writingthebody.wordpress.com

has presented me with this prestigious award.

It is with much Love and Gratitude that I Graciously accept

this gift of kindness.

❤️ Thank You My Dear Friend. ❤️

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Guidelines:

1. Link and thank the person who nominated you.

2. List the rules and display the award.

3. List Three (3) things about yourself

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I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge these Very Important and Influential People that have Touched my life.  It is with their Love, Support, and Inspiration that lit a light that had been dark for too long.

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This is not meant to exclude the many other Dear Friends

whose Love, Support, and Encouragement 

has touched me deeply, and made a difference in my life.

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❤️ You Are All Important To Me ❤️

1.  A Special Thank You to Amy of  http://herladypinkrose.wordpress.com who inspired, and encouraged me to express my creativity within the world of photography. I just received my first Nikon dslr camera 📷 for my birthday last week. There is so much to learn. I have enjoyed educating myself, and playing with my new toy. Sorry kids these photo’s aren’t ready for the blog site…I hope to show case beautiful works of art one day like Amy posts regularly.

2. A Special Thank You to Lizzy of  http://bigbodybeautiful.wordpress.com. Her blog, and writings has helped me to Embrace, and Love my body regardless of my weight. Due to thyroid disease, auto immune disorders, and Menopause.  I have struggled with distorted body self-perception, and anorexia nervosa since adolescence.

3.  Mentor, Confidant, and Mutual Co-Conspirator Chazz Vincent of http://dreamlanddancing.wordpress.com. Who has inspired more than just my writings…

4. Nominate FIVE (5) other amazing blogs and

comment on their posts to let them know they have been nominated.

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Duck, Duck, Goose. You’re It!

Please accept this Award,

along with my complimentary box of Godiva Chocolates, and Crystal Champagne.

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The Nominees (in no order) Are…

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1.  The Beautiful, and Amazing Woman of The Elite Vixens of http://thevixens.wordpress.com

2. “G” of http://shamelesslyguiltless.wordpress.com  who personifies Empowered Woman.

3. Dear Friend, Partner in Pain Management: Dawn of http://findingmyinnercourage.wordpress.com

4. Dear Friend, Amazing Photographer: Amy of http://herladypinkrose.wordpress.com

5. Dear Friend, Soul Sister: Lizzy of http://bigbodybeautiful.wordpress.com

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I’m humbled to have developed many dear, and close friendships within our community.

I’m Inspired by All that I follow.

It’s an honor to be in the company of such Creative, and Talented Artists.

With Much Love & Light To All

Anastasia 😊

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It is an Honor To Accept This Celebrated Award From:

My Very Dear Friend,

John of WritingTheBody http://writingthebody.wordpress.com

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The Rules:

Nominate 14 (that is my 7 (John’s) + 7 Blogger’s ✔️

Let them know you got it from me. ✔️

Answer The Following Questions: ✔️

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1. What music did you last play on your player?

Heart Of The Sunrise by Yes

2. What is the last movie you watched at the cinema?

I have not been to the theater in ages. It’s also difficult to sit for an extended period of time.

My answer is based on the last dvd we watched last week.

One Of My Ultimate Favorites: Hedwig And The Angry Inch

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0248845/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedwig_and_the_Angry_Inch_(film)

3. What is the best thing that happened to you this year?

The Best Thing(s): The Dynamics of our Marriage/Relationship. Connecting/Interacting/Be-Friending all the Wonderful People within our Blogging Community.

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Tag! You’re It! Pass It On,

Or Enjoy This Box Of Godiva Chocolates From Me To You.

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The Award Goes To:

Lora of http://lorafashionbeauty.wordpress.com

Lizzy of http://bigbodybeautiful.wordpress.com

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Emme of http://emmesdsworld.wordpress.com

Chazz of http://dreamlanddancing.wordpress.com

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Eric of http://erickeys.wordpress.com

Errant of http://errantsatiety.wordpress.com

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Khawaja of Immature Fruit http://khawajahamad.wordpress.com

Benjamin Prewitt of Expressions Of My Life http://benjaminprewitt.com

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Dawn of http://findingmyinnercourage.wordpress.com

Izaak of http://iwanticewater.wordpress.com

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Matt of http://mustbethistalltoride.com

Revealed Woman of http://revealedwoman.wordpress.com

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S.J of S.j’s Blog http://sjw2014.wordpress.com

Alejandro & Guinivere of http://wildmouse69.wordpress.com

❤️ Anastasia ❤️

Help My Email Is Swallowing Me Up

How E-Mail is Swallowing Our Lives

I saw this article and could not resist. Altlhough lengthy I found interesting, and wanted to share this with all my friends.

I had gone out of town for 3 weeks. I was not able to check my emails throughout the day as I regularly do at home. In that short time I had accumulated over 500 legitimate emails. These e-mails are from Blogger’s I follow notifiying me of their new postings. I have been home 3 weeks , and from the minute I sit down with my morning coffee until late in the evening I’m going through each post to read and comment.

This is in NO WAY a complaint rather a feeling of frusrtration. I have to start from the past to work my way forward in order to keep up to date with my Fellow Blogger’s. Please Know Your Writings Are Important To Me, and I Will get to each and everyone in due time.

*Fortunately I’m not Steve Cohen

*Please note only the first paragragh has been re-blogged*

  By Jennifer Senior

Last week, lawyers for *Steve Cohen, the CEO of SAC Capital, which was indicted last week,* said their client had failed to notice insider trading within his company because he received 1,000 e-mails per day — and therefore missed a crucial warning missive alerting him that something shady was afoot. How plausible it is that he didn’t know about these shenanigans is highly debatable (okay, it’s implausible), but in the abstract, the idea that Cohen couldn’t keep pace with the furious activity in his in-box doesn’t feel like a stretch. Even those of us without a Hamptons estate and an estimated net worth of $9.3 billion regard our e-mail in the same way Mickey Mouse viewed that army of brooms and buckets in Fantasia’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice“: an unstoppable force that will soon drown you.

Indeed, the only person who seems not to be a hostage to his e-mail is Steve Cohen.

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To continue reading this lengthy article please click on the link provided

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/how-e-mail-is-swallowing-our-lives.html