....And the Winner Is?
Well it is that time, Halloween, the day I promised to reveal the winner of my Blog Commenting Contest.
First, let me announce the entry prize.
The respondent who received 5 additional entries was Marie O for her comment,
"I happened on your blog because a friend recommended it on Facebook. I was disappointed that there was no "About Me" link where I could learn more about you and your blog. Please consider adding it!"
I loved the fact that she provided such honest feedback of such great value, not only to myself but also to and for the readers. I will never know how many other people have visited my blog, or a readers blog for that matter, and felt the same disappointment. Marie brought to light the realization that many readers may not click through to my Google profile or to my website to read my profile there. It was a point well taken, and if you click through to my site, you will see that I've already responded with a "temporary" About Sarah
Thank you so much to Merlyn Corcoran, for selecting the winner! Many of you know Merlyn as the "Wizard" or "Mother Hen" - one respected for and looked to for her infinite knowledge. Noone can touch her, with her legendary stats of having provided more than 20,000 value-added posts to the CHF forum! I couldn't think of anyone better to select the winner for me.
And..........THE WINNER IS....KAREN!
Karen left the comment:
"Every year for the past twenty we've been getting together on July 4th weekend with several familes. The group has grown in numbers with dates and fiances so we decided the following: Everyone had to bring their own chair for the weekend, but it had to be one that you found or was given. You were not allowed to purchase one. In addition, you had to create a Haiku about the chair. The Haikus provided an evening activity with many, many laughs. One newly-engaged couple recovered their chair with a beautiful silk fabric, others gave their chair to a friend, and others used theirs for firewood in the bonfire. All of the chairs had a 'second-chance' that weekend."
Karen, please contact me with your mailing address so I can get your gift card sent right out to you.
Thank you so much to all who participated. It was great fun and I really enjoyed reading your comments!! I hope you will continue to visit my blog and leave me a note or two to let me know how I'm doing. I want to provide information that is fun, informative and meaningful to you. Your comments and conversation are the only way I can be sure I'm staying on track.
Karen, congratulations to you again. Please get in touch with me so I can have the gift card sent right out to you!
Happy Halloween everyone!!