Exhausted and appreciative isn’t a bad way to end the night

image After a six-hour delay, three glasses of wine, a short nap and waking up to our Labrador sniffing my face (just glad I wasn’t laying on my stomach), the final results from the fourth round of The Public Blogger’s “Performer of the Year” competition were revealed a short time ago on my Facebook page. It took me a while to comprehend it. Not because of the wine, but from the sheer appreciation I feel for all of your support. The next glass I raise will simply be as a toast to all of you. Thank You all so much… I’m heading to bed — exhausted and deeply appreciative.


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I was a journalist, humor columnist, writer and editor at Siuslaw News for 23 years. The next chapter in my own writer’s journey is helping other writers prepare their manuscript for the road ahead. I'm married to the perfect woman, have four great kids, and a tenuous grip on my sanity...

27 thoughts on “Exhausted and appreciative isn’t a bad way to end the night”

  1. If you win, and I’m not saying you will or won’t, will you be doing a nationwide victory tour? On the motorcycle (but please – without the speedo – it would just too much for your fans), with signed copies of your book??

  2. Woo! Hoo! I saw this earlier in the week and have been meaning to send you proper congratulations. Sorry about the delay…the two refrigerators strapped to my back kept me away.
    (I certainly hope you read your comments in order!)

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