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Monday, June 21, 2010

Winner of Gratitude Hop Announced!!

SURPRISE - A sudden feeling of wonder or astonishment; to come upon or discover suddenly and unexpectedly.

Surprise!!!  The pig has been awarded!!

Congratulations to the winner of my Gratitude Hop Giveaway!! 

Mrs. 4444 of 
Half-Past Kissin' Time
You are the proud recipient of a Pig donated in your name to as well as the Baccarat Pendant! Congratulations!!!

And because I like a good surprise I have also decided to award a second prize to the contestant with the MOST entries in the giveaway.
A FLOCK OF GEESE  (because ducks ARE delightful!)
will be given in your name to

This award goes to my dear friend M. of we bloom here

Congratulations to both winners and many thanks to everyone who played!!

Next Post: Some more surprises!!!

My 13 bliss virtues are 
joy, order, creativity, passion, whimsy, serenity, inquiry, community, 
romance, gratitude, moxie, humility, and surprise.

This week we are studying Humility. Next week it is Surprise.


  1. Congratulations to the very lucky winners!!! :) Theresa

  2. A flock of geese -- oh, happy day & lucky me (and lucky recipient family from afar!) Thank you Kathy -- I am most grateful...

  3. You are very sweet! Really, I was just so intrigued and amused by the whole idea of winning a pig. I'd never had such an opportunity in my entire life and it was a fun & generous idea on your part. I am honored that my peskiness & persistence merited a flock of geese (and am also very pleased & happy for Mrs. 4444... I hope she enjoys the blessing of a pig!)


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Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues

  • 1. TEMPERANCE - Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
  • 2. SILENCE - Speak not what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation.
  • 3. ORDER - Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.
  • 4. RESOLUTION - Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
  • 5. FRUGALITY - Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i.e. waste nothing.
  • 6. INDUSTRY - Lose no time; be always employ'd in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions.
  • 7. SINCERITY - Use no hurtful deceit; think innocently and justly, and if you speak, speak accordingly.
  • 8. JUSTICE - Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty.
  • 9. MODERATION - Avoid extreams; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
  • 10. CLEANLINESS - Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, cloaths or habitation.
  • 11. TRANQUILITY - Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
  • 12. CHASTITY - Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or to the injury of your own or another's peace or reputation.
  • 13. HUMILITY - Imitate Jesus and Socrates.


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