The Shauny Award


Mark Bialczak has nominated me for the Shauny Award.  He’s a pretty good guy if I do say so myself.  He’s a glass half full kind of guy.  He knows music, and can write about pretty much anything under the sun.  He can take a mean selfie.  His beard is majestic.

The beard is majestic, but not that long.

Despite the CNY Blogger community bringing us to the same rooms around Syracuse, his efforts through WordPress has allowed myself and several of you to get to know him.  If you don’t know him yet, you will want to.  He’s a charismatic guy, and gives great insight.

So thank you, Mark, for nominating me for this award, so I can pay my appreciation forward.

About the award and its rules are as follows, no give-backsies (obviously), and I tried to not replicate Mark’s nods:

The Shauny Award. Was created by Dr Rex who created this award to acknowledge the efforts and multiple contributions that a lad, Shaun Gibson, has shown since he started blogging in the WordPress platform. You can find more information at

The rules of acceptance are:

Show Humanity, Show Love, Be Yourself, Don’t Be Others, Don’t Gossip, and Share This Award with 10 others.”

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My 10 nominees for this award are:

(I know some don’t partake in such awards, but… heh.)
(Lara’s taking a break, but she deserves cred)

blog writing

Christopher S. Malone View All →

I play with words and invisible objects.

A mind, a pen and a piece paper have the best relationship ever.


"Remember this--if you shut your mouth, you have your choice."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

21 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Congratulations!

    And thank you very much 😀

    I love knowing what inspired someone to create a blog award, and the story behind this one is very inspiring. Thanks for including the origins and link.

    You are truly an awesome blogger who shines through his blog in a heartwarming, uplifting and humorous way!

    • You deserve the recognition! There definitely is a great story behind the award.

      Thank you so much for your kind words, and you definitely have a way with them as well. I have definitely been enjoying your blog and your artistry. You have such a variety of talent.

  2. Thanks for the award, Chris! You’re awesome! I’m trying to come up with a post that basically responds to all the awards I’ve received lately. After my hooked session yesterday I realized people don’t know any randomness about me so maybe that should change. 🙂

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