Awards are like Tequila

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I love awards and I love tequila but I have to be careful with both, it is easy to get out of control. They both go better with a few grains of salt.

I made this award as a joke for my blog but then again, that is how all these awards start. Someone makes one and adds some criteria…”tell me about you and pass this sucker on to 10-15 deserving bloggers who will do the same.” And they will do the same and on and on. And after a while it will seem like a chain letter but not like a chain letter because those that are drinking are talking and meeting new people who are opening up and breaking out of their little blogger shells- so it’s like a shot of tequila! People are happy!

I am absolutely honored by all the nominations I have received. It is great for anybody to visit and feel I am worthy of playing this game….so thanks because I love to party once in a while.

I loved doing the A.B.C award…I really did!

An award makes me loud and friendly as I spread the joy of this new gregarious “awardness” me all over the blogosphere. Just like “tequila me” might be a more fun guy.

“Living in the limelight approaches the unreal”

And I guess that is where I feel the disconnect. I feel like a bartender passing out the limes, salt and blue agave distillate- it is great when the glasses are picked up but kind of a bummer when they are not. I don’t wish to pick and chose and risk aggravating those who are on the wagon in my friendly community. Plus, they are a lot of work. Plus, if you go crazy, you can become an award alcoholic and your blog becomes just a blog about receiving and handing out awards.

So if you are an Award Agnostic like me and want to put this on your blog…please just take it and do what you want with it. You don’t need to credit me or contact 15 new blogs. You don’t need to do anything because I had fun making it.

And if you send me an award- I just might join in and down it in one gulp because I still want to believe. I am not offended either way.

ABC Awards

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Much thanks go out to indytony @  http://writingforfoodinindy.wordpress.com for sending this award to the cave!

I am thrilled to get it!

The bloggers below all approach music with a passion that makes each a good visit. So I am spreading the joy of the ABC award to all of them. The requirements are to state something about yourself with each letter of the alphabet and nominate a few other bloggers. It can be as simple as one word or as complicated as you see fit. This is my crack at it. https://caveoffame.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/abcs-of-music-challenge/

I am hoping that the response is good because I can’t wait to read what these rabid music fans will have to write. And after going through this somewhat difficult but rewarding process myself-I completely understand if some choose to pass on this one.

http://365playlists.wordpress.com/ a song a day challenge

http://bbbatez.wordpress.com/   discovering underground music

http://therockchic.com/   music that is always freshly picked

http://heavymetaloverload.com collecting metal music

http://kamertunesblog.wordpress.com/ detailed exploration of a large music collection artist by artist

http://300albums.wordpress.com/ another day another album

http://mikeladano.com/ tales of music mixed with record store adventures

http://everyrecordtellsastory.com/ this guy is funny and knowledgeable, never a bad click to this site

http://musiccreatesus.wordpress.com/  sharing a love of music

http://peacelovegreatcountrymusic.com/  country based and loves great music of all types

http://mixolydianblog.wordpress.com/ passionate about music and its power to change us

http://popgoesthecharts.wordpress.com/ popular music can be great

http://intheendmusicwillsaveusall.wordpress.com/ Inspiration, Passion, Belief.

And I know I probably left some deserving bloggers off this list but that is the dilemma in doing these things. So fear not and keep blogging and I may get you with one if the blogging gods keep sending  them my way!