Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt

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Left Thumb Blogger Nominated for a Canadian Blog Award

Filed under: Blogging — by Glenda at 1:02 pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2008

2007 Canadian Blog Awards

The Canadian Blog Awards is an annual event on the Canadian Blogosphere in which Canadian Bloggers and Blog Readers vote to decide which blog is the best – either overall or within a category.

And the nominees are…

Thanks to my high school friend Chris Foley, Do It Myself Blog has been nominated in the Best Activist Blog.

I was somewhat bewildered to be nominated in the Best Activist category. I have yet to chain myself to an inaccessible building, although the thought has crossed my mind at times! I looked up activist and found this:

a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue

My life’s work has centered around inclusion, acceptance and accessibility for people with disabilities, which, at times, still remains controversial. Perhaps that does make me an activist in a sense.

Voting for Round One is now open and will close on Monday, January 21st at 11:59 PM PST. The top five blogs will advance to the Final Round. You need to vote only once per round, and you do not need to be Canadian to vote!

Thanks for your support.

Reader’s Café, a place to gather and to share, opens again today at 4pm pacific time. Hope you can join us right here for good conversation with good friends.

If you enjoyed this post, consider buying me a chai tea latte. Thanks kindly.

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Comment by Karla Meachem

January 16, 2008 @ 4:59 pm

CONGRATULATIONS Glenda on your nomination!

You know you have my vote! :)

Comment by Ruth Ellison

January 16, 2008 @ 5:20 pm

Congratulations on the nomination and good luck with round one of the votes (you have my vote!).

Comment by Glenda

January 16, 2008 @ 5:35 pm

Thanks for your continued support, ladies! Much appreciated.

Comment by Ayopeju Falekulo

January 17, 2008 @ 5:13 am

Congratulations Glenda.
and best of luck
Now off to place my vote.

Comment by Karen Putz

January 17, 2008 @ 6:02 am

Congrats, Glenda! You’ve got my support!

Comment by Yvette Sonneveld

January 17, 2008 @ 6:50 am

Congratulations Glenda!

Yvette Sonneveld, one of your fellow CEW members.

Comment by Shannon

February 5, 2008 @ 10:51 am


My name is Shannon. I have Cerebral palsy.
I’m non verbal, but I use a Pathfinder to talk and a Eye gaze to type on my computer.I got your book for Christmas I have enjoyed it so much. I can relate to some of your stories. You have inspired me to write my own book. Thanks for sharing your stories and experiences with me.

Shannon Pedigo

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