Monday, October 24, 2011

Versatile Blogger Award

   I want to thank Bea Sempere at SkippingStoneMemories for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award.  It is an honor!

   The Rules in accepting this award: Thank the person who nominated you. Tell 7 things about yourself so that your readers may learn more about you and nominate 15 other newly discovered bloggers and let them know you nominated them.  (These may not all be new to many of you reading mine, however I am newer to blogging so they are all pretty new to me.)


1. As a Navy brat I have lived in 7 states in the US and no less than 3 countries outside of the US.

2. I love Sailing (if you cannot tell by the sailing images I love to use.)

3. I speak French.

4. I enjoy writing Haiku's.

5  I have been married for more than 20 years to my lovely bride, Colette.

6. We have 3 children, two boys and a girl.

7. I adore acoustic guitar work such as, Flamenco and Classic Latin as well as artists like Jesse Cook, Rodrigo Y Gabriella and Andy McKee.

My 15 Versatile Bloggers are....

1. I take the Pen by Krista.  Love her little creative sections that others can get involved in.

2. What people haven't told you.  Written by Nadhirah Samuel.  

3. Like a bump on a blog by Amber Meadows.

4. Kristen Pelfrey Writes by .... you guessed it, Kristen

5  Kristy's Stories by Kristy!!!

6. Mainely Mug Ups by Belva Rae Staples

8. Insecure and socially awkward seeking by Emily l. Moir.

9. Jinky is reading by Jinky!

10. Writing with Shelly by Shelly Brown.

11. Inside Insights by ReikiRealmNY.  (Fun reading about her personal journey.)

12.The Blog that helps you Diagnose your Characters

13. Will Write for Cookies by Peggy. 

14. Into Da Fiyah by Elizabeth Hughes

15. The Tale of Two Sweeties by Diana.

I know it took forever for me to get today's entry in and I appreciate everyone's patience.  One busy day! Whew!!!

Peace and stillness to all.

Billy B


  1. Hi Billy!
    I am honored. Thanks so much for your support--hooray for our community! Cheers!

  2. Aww! Thanks for the award!

    I also have two sons and a daughter. :)

  3. Hi Billy !
    Thank you so much for this award and I really appreciate this award. I am so happy I discovered your blog. This is my first time I got an award, and it's so much fun when I know that other people actually read what I write.

    Love, light and peace,


  4. Hi Billy:

    Saw your comment on Kristen Pelfrey's blog, Had to check out a blog titled WilyBCool. You have a nice space. Stranger connections have been made.

    Nice to meet you.

  5. Thanks, Billy! I am honored you would mention me in your 15, and I think the award to you was totally well-deserved. You rock!

  6. Thank you! I have to admit that I am getting to know many great people this way. Wouldn't change a thing. ;D

  7. So sweet of you to think of me. Thank you for this lovely honor. Certainly a treat gettin' to know you better ... yeay for 20+yrs with your bride. ~Take care.

  8. Those are some really cool things. Congrats on being married for 20 years that is awesome! (I didn't have much time last night to read so I'm coming back today).

  9. Thanks for including me! Glad to know I'm not the one who thinks I'm funny :) Congrats on your win and your general awesomeness!