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{April 28, 2013}   Spotlight Sunday for April 28th, 2013:A Blog to Check out!

spotlightWelcome to my Spotlight Sunday! Every Sunday I put someONE or someTHING I love IN the Spotlight!

Anyone is welcome to use the idea on their own blog and spotlight whoever or whatever THEY choose, but if you do, please use my lovely graphic that my friend made somewhere in your post to show that the idea came from here! And I would love it if you left the link in my comments, so I could go check out what YOU spotlighted!

Today I want to spotlight a blog that I follow religiously because I have become close to the person who does the blog. She is also responsible for making my “Spotlight Sunday” picture for me. Her blog name is “I Shall be a toad” and her blog is really about thinking differently from the norm and not being afraid of it.

I’ve mentioned this before the first time I did daily posting in 2011, but I came across her blog by first finding a post she did for another site. I was looking up information about tanning because I am 100% against it. Last May, she did another post against tanning and looking out for Melanoma as well. Through her original post on Commentarista, we discovered a commonality on that belief and she told me about her WordPress. Since then, I have been reading and following her blog and it’s been a joy!

I recommend you check out her blog and follow her as well, if you don’t already! Here are 5 posts of hers that I really love and I hope you will agree!

  1. “5 poets who have inspired my blogging”
  2. The Ethics of Time Travel“-Just discovered this post and I wonder if now that she is a big “Doctor Who” fan, if any of this has changed 🙂
  3. Who decides if your child lives?
  4. The Joy of Migraines
  5. Freedom

This is just a small number of posts I love by her and a mixture of the different types. I really love her writing and her past struggles to lose weight is what inspired me to finally just DO it and change my life. I can’t really pinpoint one post for that inspiration cause it was really ALL her posts on trying to lose weight herself along with conversations we had that all inspired me rather than just one of them. I feel a kindred spirit in my blogging friend Dayle and I’m glad to have met her. She is also doing a Post a Day in 2013 just like me and it’s nice to have someone else doing it too to motivate you!

Be sure to check out her blog and let her know that I sent you! 🙂

P.S. Not sure where there’s a #1 and a period under this and I can’t get rid of it! LOL

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Marion says:

Sharon, what a cool idea!

I saved the picture, but not sure if I’ll use it this week. I’m new to this blogging game and fairly new to WordPress (WP.com anyway, I use WP.org a lot–it’s not the same) so I’m not sure who or what I will Spotlight. I’m going to have to think about it and do some blog reading!. You can see whatever I end up with at pleasantlyflexible.com.

Thanks for the great idea!

Marion



Thank you so much, Sharon! I adore you and your blog! . . . I know I get incredibly behind on commenting and whatnot, but I do read them (in my email) as you post them 🙂

Great big hugs to you! I consider you a kindred spirit as well and I often think how cruddy it is that we live so far apart! I think we’d have fun hanging out and that really is saying a lot when you consider I the fact that I generally try to avoid any and all social interactions!

You’re awesome! I’m so happy I could help motivate you . . . . and you are, in turn, helping to motivate me 🙂

Oh, and I have to go back and read the time travel post to see if and how my Whovianism has affected my views 😛



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